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Diesel Exhaust Fluid Innovation

Almost all vehicles built since 2010 are equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and require diesel exhaust fluid.

Building 6.6L Duramax Diesel Engines

The Duramax diesel can be built to do anything you want. The only obstacle is your wallet.

Engine Build: Stage 2 6.7L Twin Turbo Cummins Engine

This truck started as a $225 1949 Ford F1 and is now a more than $400,000 full-blown race truck.

Engine Build: Procharged 6.4L Powerstroke Engine

Choate Engineering Performance created a hybrid 6.0L/6.4L with a Procharger and nitrous. Find out what went into the build!

Diesel Engines And The EPA

Before the EPA started snooping around, there were relatively few restrictions on diesels. That’s starting to change.

Understanding Diesel Oil Filtration

Approximately 75% of the contaminants trapped by the oil filter are combustion byproducts, like soot and sludge.

OTC Releases New Crankshaft And Cam Tools For Detroit Diesel Engines

The new crankshaft and cam tools are now available throughout North America.

Ford Power Stroke Guide

Ford Power Stroke diesel engines have a history that dates back to 1994. The first in this series was the 7.3L engine, which was designed by Navistar for Ford. The 7.3L featured direct injection and turbocharging, and was probably the most reliable and durable engine in the series. The only major problems with these engines have been hard cold starts due to extreme valve seat wear or leaky O-rings on the injectors.

New Delphi Podcast, Hosted By ASE Certified Master Technician, To Air On iTunes, YouTube

Topics for the first season will include improving diesel engine performance, diagnostic tips for today and tomorrow, proper fuel pump installation and more.

Access Glow Plugs With Baum Tools Pliers

The straight design is for easy-to-access glow plugs, while the angled design helps with difficult-to-access glow plugs.