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Horsepower vs. Torque

IDI vs. DI Diesel

CA Diesel Emissions Testing

Dodge Death Wobble

Comparison of horsepower & torque, including why we tend to favor torque in measuring our truck's capabilities.

See how indirect injection (IDI) diesel engines differ from modern direct injection (DI) diesels.

CA is requiring emissions testing on diesel trucks. Learn about the process, which may be adopted by other states in the near future.

What is the Dodge Death Wobble, what causes it, and how it can be prevented.

Advantages of Diesel

Biodiesel Basics

Myths About Diesel

Urea Injection FAQ

Read about the many advantages that diesel engines have over comparable gasoline engines, especially when you drive a truck.

Can you really run your diesel on used vegetable oil? The simple answer is you can run your diesel on a variety of bio-fuels. Learn more about biodiesel.

Oil burners of the past gave diesel a bad name. Read on as we debunk many of the myths associated with diesels.

What the heck is urea injection? Technically speaking, urea injection (aka diesel exhaust fluid) is an important role in the selective catalytic reduction emissions component.

7.3L Power Stroke Heritage

GM Diesel History

Ford Diesel History

Dodge Diesel History

The 7.3L Power Stroke diesel remains one of the most desirable engines in the used diesel market. Learn about the 7.3L, its reputation, and lasting impact on the industry.

GM has been using diesels for decades now. Learn about their history and the impact they have had on the industry.

Ford's influence on the diesel truck market has been legendary. Learn how they started, as well as how they worked their way to the top.

Learn about the Dodge, Cummins connection and how Chrysler's late entrance into the diesel truck market really shook up the competition.

How to Blow Black Smoke

International DT 466 Specs

Diesel Performance Basics

Truck Classifications

So you wanna role some coal? Here's everything you need to now to leave intersections in a cloud of thick, black, exhaust soot.

Learn about International's legendary DT 466.

Information regarding basic performance modifications for your oil burner.

Learn about truck classifications and what the difference is between a light, medium, and heavy duty truck.