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  • 5 Tips to Get Your Truck Ready for the Cold

    November 6, 2017 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 35003

    Let’s face it, if you need to break out a jacket then summer and even fall is over. Similar to people, our trucks also need some adjusting to adapt to the new season. Autumn is mostly cold, windy and wet… …

  • Diesel fuel gelling is the result of the solidifying of paraffin in the fuel during cold temperatures.

    Control Diesel Fuel Gelling

    September 21, 2017 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 42265

    Not everybody liked homework when they were in school and this shows. Only about 1 out of 10 truck owners put in the time and effort to learn more about their engine. They end up being unprepared for the complications …

  • Ethanol Damage

    Why Use Fuel Stabilizer

    November 11, 2016 • Enthusiasts • Views: 4093

    Why Use Fuel Stabilizer First, is there still a need to use fuel stabilizer when storing off season gas powered tools/equipment and vehicles such as: Lawn mowers & Chain saws Weed eaters & Trimmers ATV’s, UTV’s & RV’s Snowmobiles &

  • Clean Fuel Additive

    All About Fuel

    August 18, 2015 • Enthusiasts • Views: 2524

    Since half of our blog’s title is fuel, here is some information about fuel. You may know some or all of this, but having and understanding of how your engine uses fuel can help you understand how to improve your …

  • Top Blogs for Car Owners

    July 28, 2015 • Enthusiasts • Views: 2361

    There are two types of people in this world – those who care about their cars and those who don’t. When the engine light turns on you either check it out immediately or ignore it and hope it goes away …

  • Diesel Fuel Additive Review Part 1

    January 5, 2014 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 12848

    Diesel Fuel Additive and Lubricity Lubricity has always been a term often mistaken for viscosity or the thickness of fuel. However, the lubrication properties of a certain fuel is not directly connected to its thickness but rather to its components …

  • What is EP2 Grease? Part 2

    December 18, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 13654

    What is Lithium Complex in EP2 grease? Lithium complex greases were first developed in the 1940’s with the patent granted to Lester W. McClennan. It was only until the 1980s, however, when this grease type was finally released to the …

  • Diesel engine oils perform functions that affect your engine's performance.

    The Difference in Diesel Engine Oils

    December 16, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 3991

    The Difference in Diesel Engine Oils There are various types of engine oils available in the market today. We describe two of the most common below: Mineral or Petroleum Diesel Engine Oils A by-product of petroleum, this oil type is …

  • Diesel fuel gelling is the result of the solidifying of paraffin in the fuel during cold temperatures.

    How to Prevent Diesel Fuel Gelling

    December 14, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 43698

    Diesel fuel gelling happens when the paraffin usually present in diesel starts to solidify when the temperature drops. At 32 degrees, the wax in liquid form will crystallize and leave the fuel tank clouded. At 10-15 degrees, it will finally …

  • Heat and friction destroys bearings in manual transmissions and other important components

    How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Racers • Views: 3604

    A Closer Look at How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings in Manual Transmissions There are five common types of bearings found in manual transmissions: plain, ball, roller, tapered roller, and needle. Plain bearings are those used on an engine’s lower