Diesel News

Diesel Trucks – The Pros

Due to their limited availability in the United States, not everyone hears about the positives of diesel powered trucks and cars.  Here are the facts. Diesel engines are getting cleaner.  This clean fuel with lower sulfur content used more and more frequently in vehicles. Believe it or not, passenger vehicles that use diesel power are…

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5 Signs You Might be a Diesel Head

1.       You scoff at trucks when you realize they’re gassers. 2.       You’ve drag raced your diesel truck. 3.       You have your right rear view mirror tilted down so you can “admire” the smoke from your tailpipe. 4.       You’ve hooked up and towed a trailer, just because you CAN. 5.       You love the smell of a…

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Diesel News

New Diesel Drag Truck to Race at Spokane Raceway Park

Diesel Power Products is proud to announce that our latest project, a 1994 12 Valve Cummins short box regular cab drag truck, will be racing at Spokane Raceway Park. The truck, which was originally built by Darin Honodel with the help of Bill Fletcher from Diesel Pros in Stanwood, WA and Jason Burton from NorthWest…

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Navy Testing on Hybrid Diesel Trucks

Beginning on June 15, 2011, the United States Navy is testing diesel-powered hybrid vehicles.  For the next six months, the US Navy will be testing a total of four vehicles at two Naval locations.  Bangor, Washington, and San Diego, California, will each test one diesel hybrid and a similar non-hybrid vehicle. The goal of the testing…

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Tips and Tricks

Diesel Trucks and Gas Prices – How to Conserve

If you drive a diesel truck, you might be wondering how to save gas and money during these high gas prices. Here are a few easy ideas for saving gas. Keep your tires inflated. Not only that, consider inflating your tires 2 to 4 psi above the recommend amount. Popular Mechanics states that cars using…

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