Do all new diesel trucks come with a diesel particulate filter?

Answer In January 2010, the California Air Resources Board enforced new laws to reduce the particulate matter from diesel truck exhaust. Diesel trucks now come with a diesel particulate filter, or must ha... Read More »

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How much diesel is consumed per hour by a 100-kW diesel generator?

The amount of diesel consumed per hour depends on how much of load you are running or how much stuff the generator is powering. For a 100-kW diesel generator, this means anywhere from 3.9 gallons p... Read More »

Is Ford diesel better than Dodge diesel?

On One Hand: Ford's Durability And ComfortFord pickups are known for being more durable and comfortable than Dodge trucks. This is because the front-end suspension provides for a smoother ride, and... Read More »

How Do I Change a Diesel Fuel Filter on a Duramax Diesel?

The Duramax Diesel is the engine used for General Motors' heavy-duty trucks. This engine is capable of great power and efficiency. To ensure that the engine is consistently providing power and fuel... Read More »

Why do diesel trains run on electricity and not diesel engines?

The1 had a good answer.Diesel engines are designed to produce a huge amount of torque, rather than acceleration, but they do it in a very limited RPM range, not much more than 2,000 to 3,000 RPM ma... Read More »