• What Diesel Drivers Should Know About Glow Plugs

    Wednesday 07 February 2018

    When it comes to maintaining your diesel pickup, there are some things you will have to consider with a diesel that you do not with a gas-powered pickup. One such consideration is the glow plug. What is A Glow Plug? To start, a diesel engine requires the help of glow plugs. A glow plug produces the heat that is necessary for a diesel engine to start, run, and function optimally- especially in colder weather conditions. However, it isn’t only cold weather that strips away the heat that is... read more

  • 3 Tips to Keep Your Diesel PIckup Running in the Cold Weather

    Monday 11 December 2017

    Your diesel pickup is a workhorse that you count on every day for its ability to get the heavy-duty jobs done. However, cold weather can have a significant impact on your diesel engine.  Here’s what you need to know.   Higher temperatures are required to fire diesel fuel, so in colder weather, diesels have always been harder to start than vehicles that run on gasoline. Temperatures below 40°F can cause diesel fuel thicken, which is known as “gelling” or “wa... read more

  • Why You Should Rethink Changing Your Own Oil

    Thursday 24 August 2017

    Oil is extremely important to the well-being of your vehicle. In fact, it is often referred to as the vehicle’s life blood. Regular oil changes are crucial to the condition of your vehicle. They keep your vehicle operating newer longer.  Motor oil is responsible for three vital functions in the engine: It keeps the engine lubricated to keep the parts moving smoothly. It helps to prevent overheating by reducing friction and absorbing heat naturally produced by the en... read more

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