Vehicle Maintenance

Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring
May 13, 2022

Every year men and women across the country commence on the first nice day of spring for a little “spring cleaning”, a day that can’t seem to come soon enough for us here in the Midwest. It’s always nice when you finally take down the storm windows, clean out the garage, and maybe even set

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Does my oil need a TBN Boost
April 29, 2022

The Total Base Number, or TBN of an oil represents the amount of active detergents and dispersants that are present in the oil. Many people only consider the purpose of oil to be for lubricating the engine. Although this may be its primary function, an oil is also intended to clean and maintain the cleanliness

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Stiction Eliminator is for GAS vehicles too!
February 22, 2022

For a long time, STICTION ELIMINATOR has been a problem-solving oil additive for the diesel industry, and if you’re reading this, you have most likely heard or experienced first-hand the difference it makes inside a diesel engine. With continued research and development, STICTION ELIMINATOR works just as well in gasoline engines, and we continue to

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Anti-Gel Usage Tips
February 11, 2022

It is getting to that time of year when the temperature is dropping and diesels aren’t particularly fond of the cold weather, especially when it gets below 0° F. Treating fuel with an anti-gel should be pretty easy, you should be able to just dump it in and be on your way right? Well almost…

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Why Clean Your DFP Filter
January 23, 2022

A DPF (diesel particulate filter) is a specially designed filter that is designed to capture soot from your vehicle’s exhaust system. The reason behind the need for DPFs is to meet the emission standards from the EPA. A blocked DPF filter can cause problems, which is why you need to make sure that it is

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Are all Synthetic oil groups the same?
January 14, 2022

When you look across the shelf at all of the different types of motor oils, it can be a little overwhelming trying to understand the differences from one to another. And believe it or not, there are actually many differences between them. However, all motor oils start out as one of five different types of

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January 3, 2022

BASIC MAINTENANCE 101: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR ENGINE OIL Changing your engine oil is a crucial part of maintaining your vehicle and ensuring it has the resources to run smoothly. Without proper maintenance and regular oil changes, your vehicle’s life will be cut drastically short. Learn how often to change diesel and petroleum oil to

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Diesel vs. Gas Engine Oils
December 22, 2021

With a wide variety of engine oils to choose from, you may be wondering what type is the best fit for your vehicle. We’ll break down the basics of diesel oil versus gas oil, discuss the science behind these distinctive engine designs and answer some frequently asked engine oil questions. What Is Engine Oil? Engine

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5 Tips on Winterizing Your Diesel and Gasoline-Powered Vehicle
December 17, 2021

When the seasons change, so should your maintenance on your vehicle. The transition from fall to winter is particularly important. As the road conditions become more hazardous with the icy signature of the winter months, keeping a careful eye on the state of your vehicles becomes crucial. To keep your vehicle running optimally, there are

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