Diesel Engine Oil Types?

Answer Diesel oil is only used in specific types of engines. Not all engines can operate on diesel oil. There are many ways to produce this type of fuel from petroleum, plants, gases and some biological m... Read More »

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How to Convert a Diesel Engine to a Waste Cooking Oil Engine?

Converting a diesel engine to run from waste cooking oil can reduce or almost eliminate your need to purchase petroleum based diesel fuel for your car or truck. Your engine will not need any modifi... Read More »

How much co2 is produced by a natural gas engine vs. a diesel engine?

Diesel engines produce more Carbon Dioxide (CO2) than gas engines. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a gallon of gasoline produces 19.4 pounds of CO2, while a gallon of diesel ... Read More »

Diesel Oil Types?

Diesel oil is fuel specifically produced to power diesel engines. Most diesel oils are derived from petroleum, but some are produced using gases, plants and other biological material. Somewhat dens... Read More »

How often do i change my oil for a diesel engine?

On One Hand: Refer To The Owner's ManualAn owner's manual will explain when your diesel engine needs routine oil changes. For some newer vehicles, this can be once every 7,500 miles. Mechanics may ... Read More »