Diesel Performance Parts, Dodge Cummins, New Manufacturers, Products, Uncategorized

Keeping your Diesel’s Manual Transmission Running Cool and Quiet

For anyone that owns a diesel, most are at least relatively familiar with the concept of replacing the stock transmission pan with an aftermarket pan, featuring a larger capacity, aluminum construction, and other features that aid in extending the life of the transmission. But, what most aren’t aware of are the benefits, or even the…

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Diesel Fuel Economy / MPG, Diesel Performance Parts, F-Series, Ford Powerstroke, Products

Why Your Powerstroke Deserves an Upgraded Cold Air Intake

Attention Powerstroke owners, do you want to increase the power and fuel efficiency of your ride, while not emptying your bank account? Of course you do, who wouldn’t?! The best initial step when looking to make an upgrade to your engine is by replacing your restrictive factory air intake with a higher flowing, aftermarket cold…

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Dodge Cummins

Will there be a Dodge Ram 1500 Cummins Diesel?

At the 2011 North American International Auto Show, Chrysler’s CEO Sergio Marchionne stated that a Dodge Ram 1500 diesel pickup could be a reality if there is enough demand for it. He went on to say, “we can do it all. We have the engines, the know-how, because as you well know, Fiat is the…

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diesel fuel economy
Tips and Tricks

How to Get Better Fuel Economy with your Diesel Truck

Fuel economy has been on everyone’s minds lately. With the frequent fluctuations in fuel costs (mostly higher and higher), getting good mileage out of your vehicle has become increasingly important. Here are 5 tips that can help: Maintain your diesel truck Maintaining your diesel truck is one of the most important things you can do.…

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Diesel News

University of Wisconsin-Madison Perfecting Dual-Fuel Engine

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Engine Research Center in conjunction with the UW Madison Hybrid Vehicle Team is working to perfect an advanced mixed-fuel technology that uses the advantages of both diesel and gasoline. Two separate fuel injections are used to create the gas-diesel mix.  Mixing these two fuels reduces how much energy is lost in…

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Tips and Tricks

7 Tips to Keep Your Diesel Engine Running in Tip-Top Shape

Maintaining your diesel engine is different from maintaining the engine in a gas-powered vehicle. Unlike gas engines, diesel engines don’t have electrical ignition parts like plugs and wires, or moving parts like distributor rotors that can wear down. Because of this, diesel engines are overall less costly to maintain. They do, however, require regular maintenance,…

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Diesel News

Diesel Rumor Mill: Chevy to Bring 50MPG Compact Car to U.S

While an official announcement has yet to be made, rumor has it that Chevy is going to bring a 50mpg diesel compact car to the U.S in 2013. The Chevrolet Cruze, reportedly the most popular car in the country last month, will be available in a diesel version that’s fuel economy will rival Toyota’s Prius,…

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