2021, Injectors, Oil, OPS -

When you call us with engine or truck related problems, please help us help you. Know exactly what engine, transmission, and rear gear ratio you have. Also know your cruising RPM, cruising turbo boost, and peak turbo boost. I need this information to help you with fuel mileage questions.  If you are calling for a part such as a torsional damper, turbo, exhaust manifold, all of the above information is not necessary. Turbo boost tells us a lot about how your engine is performing, most trucks are not equipped with this gauge, the boost gauge kit is only $102.00 and...

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2018, Oil, Parts -

I developed Pittsburgh Power around a culture of knowledge and innovation – I wanted to be the go-to resource in the field of high-performance diesels. And, after all these years, I can safely say that desire was fulfilled. One of our most valued resources here at Pittsburgh Power is our knowledge of high-performance diesel parts. In fact, our Parts Department staff deserve far more credit for their astonishing level of expertise, so I’d like to give them some. Our Parts Department has grown tremendously, and it would not have been possible without our two parts managers, Shawn Mangol (see photo) and Don...

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2018, Cooling, Diesel Force, Emissions, Oil -

Modern Miracles   BY  BRUCE C. MALLINSON Chemical Engineering has come a long way during my working career. Back in the 1950s, anything made of plastic was usually of very poor quality. We only had black electrical tape, masking tape and scotch tape. Silicone sealants were almost nonexistent. Whoever thought there would be double-faced tapes that could hold panels on trucks and trailers without rivets and screws by the late 1990s, let alone what we have today in chemicals and plastics. The Cummins Engine Company came out with a chemical that would eat the carbon off an injector plunger while...

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