diesel

Interview With Mark Nyholm on Diesel Injector Cleaner Ed Newman|Apr 15, 2016 1:17 PM (Reposting July 2020) Skipping Diesel Fuel Additives are a Mistake Mechanical engineer Mark Nyholm is a diesel enthusiast who is truly happy to have found a career working with something he loves. Mark is Technical Product Manager – Heavy Duty here at AMSOIL, a position […]

Top 5 Tips for Protecting Your Diesel Mark Nyholm|Mar 20, 2017 2:52 PM   If you love your diesel pickup as much as I love mine, then you know what it takes to make it look good, run good and sound good. It’s no task for the weary or lazy, however. I literally spend hours […]

Cetane booster for diesel fuel - more power and diesel economy

What is Cetane?   Cetane numbers are used to indicate the combustion speed of diesel fuel. Diesel fuels with higher cetane ratings have shorter ignition delays, providing more complete combustion and allowing engines to operate more effectively. Although diesel engines operate best on fuel with a cetane value of 50 or higher, most diesel fuel […]

Diesel fill

Is it Safe to Add Two-Stroke Oil to my Diesel Fuel? John Baker|Aug 21, 2017 11:27 AM Robert Gordon wants to know, via our Facebook page, if it’s worthwhile to add AMSOIL SABER Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil to your diesel fuel. First, thanks for the question, Robert. Second, you’re not that Robby Gordon, are you? For the uninitiated, Robert’s question alludes […]

Diesel Fuel issues in DPF engines

How Oil Consumption Affects Your Turbo Diesel’s Exhaust System Mark Nyholm|Aug 13, 2018 9:41 AM Ever wonder why engines have that long wiry thing with the small plastic handle? A.K.A. the dipstick? “Come on, Mark, it’s for measuring proper engine oil volume,” you say. Sure, but here’s the million-dollar question: How often should you pull the […]

Making synthetic oil

Are all Synthetic Oil Groups the Same? Group III vs IV vs V John Baker|Feb 06, 2018 11:27 AM The simple answer No. In fact, there are wide performance differences between base oil categories. Generally speaking, Group IV base oils offer the best performance, Group III second best, and so on in reverse order. But […]

diesel and torque

How to Increase Torque in a Diesel Engine   Mark Nyholm|Feb 20, 2017 10:01 AM Torque – the end game for every diesel enthusiast I bet if I asked six different people how much torque is enough, maybe, just maybe, two of them would agree that stock is enough. I would be in the group of four […]

Solving Stiction on Ford 6.0

Stiction… What Is It? Mark Nyholm|May 24, 2017 8:30 AM By now you’ve inevitably seen this term in turbo diesel enthusiast magazines.  And if you own a Ford Powerstroke 6.0L diesel engine, then you likely have experienced it. Stiction… it’s a combination of two words. Static and Friction. What it really means is that there […]