Yes, diesel engines are heavy-duty pieces of equipment– but there are a few surefire ways to stop them in their tracks. Review EngineTech’s list below for five mistakes that can seize up or destroy a diesel engine. 1. WATER CONTAMINATION While slight water contamination is normal in most vehicles– excessive water can ruin gaskets, create…Read More Here!
As explored in our other blogs, diesel engines work differently than gasoline engines. As a result, diesel engines have unique quirks and needs that gasoline engines do not have. One such quirk is the extra noise a diesel engine makes in comparison to their gas-fueled counterparts. Read on for EngineTech’s explanation of this phenomenon. MORE…Read More Here!
It’s a knockdown, drag-out street fight and only one diesel engine will reign supreme! Well, it may not be that dramatic– but the three titans of consumer-level diesel engines have been very competitive for a long time. Read EngineTech’s analysis below to help you decide which heavyweight you are going to put in your corner.…Read More Here!
Automotive technology has come a long way– so far, in fact, it’s much easier to drive or operate diesel-powered vehicles and equipment during the winter months. Advancement in block heaters and overall efficiency mean diesels aren’t as troublesome as they once were when the temperature drops below zero. Still, there are a few adjustments you…Read More Here!
Whether you’ve never operated a diesel engine or you use one every day, you might not know how a diesel-powered system works. While most of the components and processes are extremely similar to a traditional, gasoline-fueled internal combustion engine, there are some key differences that set diesel apart. So take a seat and pull out…Read More Here!
Diesel engines are often subject to a negative stigma, but technological advancement and innovation have improved their reputation. More importantly, diesel power is more efficient than it has ever been– giving it a further edge over gasoline power. “If diesel’s so efficient, why isn’t it more popular?” you might ask… Many consumers think of noisy,…Read More Here!
Whether by popular culture like movies and TV or by idle chitchat around a friend’s driveway– somewhere along the line, diesel power caught a bad reputation. With accusations ranging from noisy to needy, consumers often overlook diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. Are you looking to replace a vehicle or piece of equipment? Brief yourself on the…Read More Here!
Following in the footsteps of 19th-century inventors Étienne Lenoir and Siegfried Marcus, Rudolf Diesel created the first compression ignition engine at a time when industry and travel was dominated by steam power. This article will review the predecessors of what came to be known as the diesel engine, as well as its creator’s tumultuous life.…Read More Here!
So you or your mechanic has discovered the bad news: your vehicle or equipment needs a new engine. The next step hinges on two major factors: the age of the vehicle or equipment and your budget. Read on for a summary of how these factors affect your choice of a new engine or rebuilding the…Read More Here!
In this age of Youtube tutorials and gearhead online forums, we have seen a huge increase in casual consumers and hobbyists looking to take their diesel engines to the next level. But with so many options out there, how do you identify the most cost-effective and mechanically sound upgrades to make? Read on for EngineTech’s…Read More Here!