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Troubleshooting Turbos

When it comes to turbos let’s examine three common causes of insufficient boost and how to get back to peak performance.

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Supercharger Selection and Setup

Despite tremendous advances in supercharger development and education over the years, there are still several misconceptions surrounding their selection and application.

Superchargers
The Golden Age of EFI, Tuning and ECUs

From one-cylinder motorcycle engines to V8s and V12s and everything in between, as well as many different fuel types, EFI and ECUs are changing the game in performance today.

EFI
Removing and Preventing Diesel DEF Crystals

Under certain conditions, DEF can break down and evaporate, leaving behind white crystal deposits, which clog SCR system components and interfere with normal operation.

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Shop Solutions July 2024

Those who submit Shop Solutions that are published are awarded a prepaid $100 Visa gift card from Engine Pro.

Dealing with Deposits to Boost Engine Life

Traditionally the role of engine oil has been to slow down engine deposit development, but in concocting its latest engine-protecting blend, the Valvoline team stumbled upon something… surprising.

Shop Solutions June 2024

Those who submit Shop Solutions that are published are awarded a prepaid $100 Visa gift card from Engine Pro.

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Volvo Penta’s D17 Industrial Engine

The 17L diesel engine uses dual-stage turbochargers and heavy-duty steel pistons, making it optimally designed to power a wide range of generator sets.

All About Diesel Fuel Lines

There’s more than might meet the eye when it comes to diesel fuel lines.

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Fire Rings for a Better Sealing Diesel Engine

As the typical diesel engine continues to see more performance, a simple job like fire ring installation can go a long way toward keeping your engine together and working properly.

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Diesel Transmissions for Performance Applications

Today’s diesel crowd is using their truck like a truck, and like a toy too, which requires a robust transmission.

Firepunk diesel transmission
The Impact of Diesel Fuel Injectors

Diesel fuel injectors are an essential component of any diesel engine and play a crucial role in performance and efficiency.

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