Ahh, another heated discussion amongst the diesel community, LML vs L5P. Often we see the comparisons amongst manufacturers but this is just between passionate Duramax fans. With six different Duramax engine models to potentially compare, this recent argument resides between the two most recent models. The LML Duramax was the power house for almost...
What might be one of the most iconic diesel engines of the last 20 years, the 7.3 Powerstroke was the workhorse that got the job done. Developed to replace the outgoing 7.3l IDI V8 this new version was the first to bear the Power Stroke name. Production of the 7.3 ceased in mid 2003...
The Duramax Diesel Engine – A Detailed History Rudolf Diesel would likely be a huge fan of the Duramax direct-injection powerplant. The man who filed the original patent for the engine bearing his name in 1892 believed that his engine design would be far superior to the traditional petrol-vapor engines of the early 20th century....
Diesels have sure come a long way over the last 10 years. What once sounded like a tap dancing quartet has since become a refined power plant(in most cases). Auto manufacturers have been jumping on the diesel train more year by year in the North American market. So much so that almost all top auto...
One of the most important factors to extend the life of any engine would be proper lubrication. Making sure there is the proper amount of oil, the right viscosity of oil and functional oil all would help provide the proper lubrication mentioned. Whether you need a diesel oil change or a oil change on...