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What in diesel fuel?
September 19, 2020

Water is common in diesel fuel systems. How does water get into your fuel? To begin with, diesel fuel is mildly hygroscopic; it attracts and absorbs moisture from out of the air. Also, water often enters the fuel system from poorly maintained storage tanks at diesel fuel retailers. If water is not removed from the

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DPF Filter cut-a-way
September 13, 2020

If you drive a truck made anytime over the last decade (2007 and later) you have a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) system on your truck to meet emissions standards. The system catches the remaining particles after the combustion cycle of your engine, similar to a catalytic converter on gas engines. Most of the time you

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Tire Air Pressure
September 4, 2020

This weekend you might be heading out of town to enjoy the last weekend of summer. If you are going for a hike, visiting friends and family, or just leaving town to hit the open road be sure you make sure your vehicle is ready before leaving home. When it comes to fuel economy tire

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August 20, 2020

The Einstein of Additives, Chris Gabrelcik of Hot Shot’s Secret, returns for another informative podcast in which he demystifies viscosity; discusses the endless learning curve involved in developing problem-specific solutions for friction; and amazes the guys with tales of the World’s Fastest 7.3, his 11 Diesel World Records, and the very real 100,000 mile oil

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Internal Diesel Injector Deposits IDIDs
August 14, 2020

Hearing the words Internal Diesel Injector Deposits (IDIDs) can strike fear in any diesel truck owner. They rob your truck of efficiency and power; causing you and your wallet to sweat. While you may think injector deposits have been around for years and can be cleaned up with a little fuel injector cleaner from the

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Why would I use a Rust Prevention Spray
August 7, 2020

Here is a question for you, why should you use a rust prevention spray? Or maybe, why should you waste your time fighting against something that seems virtually impossible to stop? In reality, once you understand it, rust can become a thing of the past for you and your valuable equipment. Before we get into

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063020_FuelEfficiency
June 30, 2020

Owning a car is no longer an honor for the elite in society, but rather a necessity for modern living. Families can enjoy a comfortable drive during the weekend without experiencing the inconvenience of using public transport. Gas prices are trending lower than they have for several years, however, consumers can never save too much.

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June 5, 2020

Any large asset purchase comes with inherent road blocks, but buying a house or car is particularly daunting. If you’re buying a used model, you can’t always be sure how the previous owners took care of it. So if you’re buying a used car, what do you do? You can normally get a pretty good

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May 29, 2020

For some, there is no better time of the year than when the first warm day rolls around and it’s time to open up your home on wheels for the season. Or maybe you’re lucky enough to travel the country avoiding winter weather year round. Either way, whenever you gear up to hit the road

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