• 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

  • Diesel Stabilizers: What They Are and Why They Matter

    Friday 17 August 2018

      It’s no secret that diesel vehicles are making a comeback in America. Perhaps, it is because of their longevity, reliability, fuel economy, and surprisingly positive environmental aspects. Either way, many diesel forums have stated that now is the time to stock up on diesel fuel for the Winter--before prices increase based on demand.   Similarly, some people choose not to drive their diesel vehicles at all during the Winter, meaning their fuel will more than likely sit untou... read more

  • Now Hiring: Experienced Diesel Mechanic

    Wednesday 15 August 2018

    Are you a detail oriented, quality focused, experienced diesel technician? Gem State Diesel is a full-service diesel repair shop located in Meridian, Idaho, one of the most livable cities in the US. We are a diagnosis focused shop, specializing in the service and repair of Dodge, Ford, and GM diesel pickups. We are looking to hire a full-time diesel technician.  Click here to ap... read more

  • What is Clean Diesel?

    Tuesday 31 July 2018

    Let’s face it; every year, our earth faces more and more pollution. From carbon emissions and overflowing landfills, all the way to oil spills and trash-filled oceans, some of the most spectacular parts of our world are being lost to pollution. With this being said, it’s important to pay attention to the carbon footprint we leave behind in every part of our lives. Despite this, diesel fuel is a highly effective, long-lasting, and fuel-efficient option which has been somewhat demonize... read more

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