It’s not everyday you see a semi truck capable of going over 120 mph in the 1/4-mile. Mario Monette spent years making his semi one of the fastest out there, thanks to a compound turbo C15 engine with 4,000 horsepower on hand! Diesel of the Week is brought to you by @AMSOIL INC.
It takes 2,000 gallons of fuel per hour and 4,000 horsepower to propel Mario Monette’s 15,000-lb. 1988 Peterbilt 379 down the track at 120 mph. The engine making this all possible is a custom-built, compound-turbo, CAT C15 nicknamed “The Beast” done by Mario’s shop, Mario High Performance Diesel. Check it out!
IPD, a supplier of high-quality replacement parts for heavy-duty diesel and spark-ignited engines, has announced a new brand called IPD Xtra that launched this week for its North American customers and will eventually rollout worldwide. IPD Xtra’s first partnership will be with Miami-based Maxiforce and will expand IPD’s product reach to include engine parts for
Engine builders today are diversifying their businesses in order to maintain a healthy, steady stream of business and cash flow. One such area of opportunity lies within the industrial engine market. Industrial engines are a broad category that essentially covers any off road engine. Read how your shop can get in on the action.
Internal combustion engines are poised for dramatic breakthroughs in improving efficiency with lower emissions, thanks in part to low-temperature combustion regimes. Such regimes show great efficiency and emissions potential, but they present optimization and control challenges that must be addressed before they enter the engine mainstream. Caterpillar Inc., in Peoria, IL, turned to U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne