Posts

  • Should Your Next Vehicle be a Diesel?

    Thursday 07 March 2019

    The next time you're at a dealership, you'll be faced with the option of buying either a gas or diesel vehicle.   In the past, the choice was straightforward because diesel engines were reserved for large, heavy-duty vehicles. However, that has changed - you will find many small vehicles on the road today with a diesel engine.   Since the VW diesel scandal, diesel vehicles have been widely criticized for contributing to environmental pollution. With countries in Europe impo... read more

  • Are Diesel Vehicles More Environmentally Friendly?

    Monday 04 February 2019

    With every passing day, there is an effort to make our surroundings cleaner and greener.  We are constantly on the hunt for environmentally friendly products and practices. Often ready to toss one thing to the side in favor of its “greener” counter-part.  A common misconception is that diesel vehicles are more detrimental to the environment than their gasoline counterparts. This myth needs to be busted! And now. Understanding why diesel is more environmentally fri... read more

  • The Difference Between Diesel and Gas Cars

    Thursday 20 December 2018

    Are you thinking of buying a car? One thing to consider is whether to choose a diesel car or one that is gasoline powered. Both types of vehicle have their advantages and disadvantages. And depending on your needs, one may be more suited for you than the other. With that said, here are some critical differences between diesel cars and gas.   Cost   One of the key things to consider is cost – not just the price of gas vs. diesel, but also the cost of each type... read more

  • What Happens if You Accidentally Put Standard Gas in a Diesel Engine?

    Monday 10 September 2018

    If you’re an experienced diesel pickup driver then this is probably something you already know but, at Gem State Diesel, we feel that no question is too silly or obvious. In fact, this is a question that’s asked all over the internet, so we thought we’d answer this question once and for all. Whether you just pumped up your vehicle with standard gas or you were simply wanting to know what would happen if you did, here’s the answer and how to ensure your pickup doesn&rsquo... read more

  • Does Diesel Fuel go Bad?

    Monday 10 September 2018

      It’s an age-old question for diesel pickup drivers and anyone with a diesel-fueled vehicle. ‘Does diesel fuel go bad?’ In reality, there is no expiration date on diesel per se, but the performance of your diesel fuel is affected the longer you store it. In fact, storing diesel without properly treating it can lead to all kinds of issues, not only for the fuel itself, but for any vehicle you decide to put the fuel in later. Below, we’ll explain exactly what happens... read more

If You Are Using A Screen Reader And Are Having Problems Using This Website, please call Gem State Diesel & Turbo Repair (208) 288-5555 For Assistance.