Category: Diesel Engine, Intake, & Exhaust

Can a Diesel Engine Really Run on Vegetable Oil?

By Erick PangerLESK WVO Well if you consider that Rudolph Diesel the inventor ran his first engine on vegetable oil then the answer is obvious, yes it can. But with today's modern engines and higher pressure fuel delivery systems, there are some steps to take before you just dump the oil in and go. […] More »

  Comments | By - January 23, 2006

Diesel Fuel Additive Road Test Results

Article by FTE member: gchavez The solar system lined up just perfectly where I had three identical 600 mile round trip runs from Tucson to El Paso with no load or trailer, so I decided to try out two DFAs. I fueled up at the same stations each time. The first trip I ran straight […] More »

  Comments | By - May 5, 2005

6.0L Diesel EGR Disconnect Instructions

Article contributed by members of FTE. This issue has been a hot discussion topic for several weeks now. For everyone's reference and use, I am going to list step by step instructions on the disconnection of the EGR system and removal of the EGR backpressure throttle plate (this throttle plate is only present in early […] More »

  Comments | By - March 20, 2005

Hot Summer… Cooling Your Diesel Engine

  By, Mark Wildman Field Service Representative International Truck and Engine Corporation The mid-summer heat is intense across the country ““ which means the biggest concern for your diesel truck, van or SUV is your cooling system. There are several options for coolants on the market today, and not all of them are good for […] More »

  Comments | By - August 2, 2004

99-03 Turbo Removal & Wicked Wheel Installation

By: Stu Haas These directions apply to 99-03 Ford F250 Powerstroke 7.3 diesels. Some steps may be a bit different on you PSD depending upon existing truck modifications, intakes, bypasses, etc. Recommended Supplies Padded moving blanket (Home Depot) Engine degreaser Penetrating oil and lubricant Small stepladder Anti-Seize copper Engine degreaser Ford pedestal and turbo "O" […] More »

  Comments | By - July 28, 2004

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