Diesel Oil Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Is Lower Viscosity Oil Better?

As OEMs continue to face pressure for better fuel economy, the recommended oil in vehicles continues to move toward lower viscosities. However, are those lower viscosities better for your engine? We discuss the differences in oil viscosity and how it helps your engine in this episode of AMSOIL Garage.

How Ambient Temperatures Affect Diesel Oil Choice

When it comes to oil choices, you can opt to go after viscosities that provide better fuel economy or those that give your engine better protection. You can’t have both. Either way you choose, you’ll also want to consider the ambient temperatures in your area for best results. We get into the details of oil

500+ HP Compound Turbo 4BT Cummins Engine

Known for automotive projects that push the limits of what’s possible, Hauk Designs recently teamed up with some of the best diesel shops in the business to turn a stock 105-hp 4BT Cummins engine into a 500+ horsepower, compound turbo, off-road, rock crawling beast. See what went into the build.

Diesel Oil Consumption

There are a few things that can cause consumption of your diesel oil. Some are in your control and some are out of your control. We’ll explain in this episode of the AMSOIL Garage.

Champion API CK-4 Premium Heavy-Duty SAE 10W-30 Diesel Engine Oil

API CK-4 effectively replaces API CJ-4 and is backward compatible with most diesel applications where currently an API CJ-4 oil may have been recommended.

Diesel Engines Lacking Power?

If you’re a diesel owner, one of the reasons you probably love diesels is for the power. Diesel engines are known for their horsepower and long-lasting abilities, but even a diesel engine may sometimes experience a power issue, and that’s never what you want. In this episode of the AMSOIL Garage, we discuss a few

Diesel Oil Viscosity Options & Weights

Today, in the AMSOIL Garage, Engine Builder editor Greg Jones breaks down the key things all you diesel folks need to know in regards to oil viscosity options and oil weights depending on your vehicle application and use. This video is brought to you by AMSOIL.

AMSOIL 100% Synthetic Diesel Oil for Smaller Diesel Engines

It is specifically engineered for use in smaller American diesel pickups, vans, cars and SUVs.

8 Things Your Diesel Oil is Telling You

While your vehicle’s owner’s manual may give recommendations of an oil change, many factors will impact which interval is right for you.

Champion Modern Muscle Motor Oils

These premium mixtures of synthetic base fluids and additives provide maximum durability and protection from wear and viscosity breakdown by including special lubricity modifiers, and premium anti-wear additives.

Champion UltraFleet Diesel Engine Oils

Champion diesel oils are formulated with workhorse performance additives, superior protection, advanced polymer technology, and high TBN.

Champion Diesel Engine Oils

Champion offers a syn-blend performance and enthusiast diesel line called Blue Flame for both current diesel applications and pre-2007 diesel applications.