RAM Trucks 3.0L EcoDiesel Makes Ward’s Top 10 Engine List 2 Years Running

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There was a lot of excitement generated back in 2013 when Chrysler announced that a diesel engine would be available on the 2014 half-ton Ram pickups. To get a diesel from any other manufacturer on the continent, you need to look at the ¾ ton offerings – Ford’s F250 or GM’s 2500 series. There was […]

New Product! Parker/Racor Filter Element for Navistar Engines

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Do you have a vehicle equipped with the Navistar 6.4L diesel engine? If you do, you’ll be glad to know that Parker/Racor is now offering replacement fuel filter cartridges for the Navistar MaxxForce 7 Engine manufactured between 2010 and 2013. These filters aren’t just every bit as good as the OEM parts installed on your […]

Dieselgate – The Impact of Volkswagen’s Diesel Emissions Scandal

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For years, Volkswagen was hailed as the last great champion of diesel technology for passenger cars. While the percentage of diesel cars on the road here in North America is relatively low, in Europe they represent almost half of the vehicles on the road. VW coined the phrase “Clean Diesel”, and had that small part […]

Buying A Diesel Vehicle?

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There are a lot of reasons to choose a diesel engine as the power plant in your next vehicle. Diesel is more economical than a comparable gasoline powered vehicle, provides plenty of power for acceleration and towing (thanks to turbocharging), and diesel vehicles tend to last far longer than the average, and provide very reliable […]

5 Good Reasons to Choose a Diesel

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1. Fewer Fill Ups Diesel vehicles are more fuel-efficient than those with gasoline powered engines, especially when measured over long distances at highway speed. The higher compression ratio in the diesel power plant, coupled with the ability to burn leaner (a higher air: fuel ratio) means better efficiency. Because diesel fuel contains about 15% more […]


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Truck Edition, powered by Western Turbo, is happy to announce another long-awaited addition to our growing line of heavy-duty truck modules. P/N 35000 was recently released for sale and it’s already getting a lot of buzz! This Truck Edition module will bring new life to your 2009-2014 D11, D13, and D16 Volvo engines – Yes, […]

A Special Truck Needs Special Care – The Basics of Maintaining Your Diesel Truck

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Maybe once the shine wore off your brand spanking new diesel truck, you started to think of it as just another vehicle that you can maintain like the others. But diesel engine care is different than the norm, and keeping your engine in good running condition requires some tender loving care. Here are 5 basic […]

General Motors is Reportedly Looking to Diesel for more ½ Ton Economy

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Recent improvements in Ford’s F-150 EcoBoost technology for its gas engines, and introduction of a small-displacement diesel engine in the Dodge RAM 1500 have left General Motors playing a game of catch-up in the ½ ton pickup segment. Ford is getting around 30 mpg, and the RAM about 28. GM’s trucks are sitting around 24, […]

Greater Value with Diesels

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With all of the recent buzz about hybrids and electric vehicles, be careful not to overlook the comeback of the diesel. Diesel powered coupes and sedans took a long hiatus, but they are back and they have undergone drastic developments. The introduction of ultra-low sulfur clean diesel fuels, more efficient turbochargers and intercoolers, and direct […]

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Biodiesel Fight Heating Up The National Biodiesel Board is teaming up with Diesel Technology Forum to “fight for clean diesel technology”. By joining the National Biodiesel Board hopes to help raise the awareness of the benefits of diesel over other fuels.

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Fuel Pump Failures Under Scrutiny Volkswagen and Audi TDIs are under investigation for fuel pump failures. The NHTSA opened the investigation in February 2011 on the 2009 and 2010 Golf and Jetta models. The issues seem to center around contaminated fuel and the high pressure fuel pump not being capable of dealing with diesel that’s […]

BorgWarner EFR Turbocharger Technical Training Guide

Brock Fraser is the Chief Engineer & Team Leader of the EFR project for BorgWarner Turbo Systems. In his forward to the EFR Turbocharger Technical Training Guide, Mr. Fraser describes the project vision and the process of development. Below is an excerpt from the guide Forward by Brock Fraser “The first thing worth explaining is […]