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HOW DO I FIND A REAL DIESEL EXPERT?

HOW DO I FIND A REAL DIESEL EXPERT?

Michael 21/09/2016 0
As the saying goes, ‘there are Experts and there are Experts’. That saying has a very cynical theme ...
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Turbo cool down time

Turbo cool down time

Michael 10/08/2016 0
It’s a question I get asked all the time. “Do I need to let my turbo cool down after driving?” To an...
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Which Oil?

Which Oil?

Michael 29/07/2016 0
This will open the Mother of all debates but someone has to do it. I get asked time and time again a...
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Diesel Bug- Is it a Threat?

Diesel Bug- Is it a Threat?

Michael 07/06/2016 0
Often mistaken as the major cause of injection system damage, is the Diesel Bug a real threat to the...
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Improve Diesel Fuel Economy

Improve Diesel Fuel Economy

Michael 22/05/2016 0
Saving fuel would have to be the age long ‘Holy Grail’ of tuning a diesel. Better fuel economy can b...
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Avoiding Contaminated Fuel

Avoiding Contaminated Fuel

Michael 15/04/2016 0
The diesel bug is often mistaken as the major cause of failure in injection systems, but is it a a r...
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Tuning for Power or Safety

Tuning for Power or Safety

Michael 05/03/2016 0
The word Tuning is sometimes a misused word when talking about Diesels. Tuning, as most people would...
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Diagnostic Dilemma

Diagnostic Dilemma

Michael 11/02/2016 0
If we all headed off on a trip together and our “State of the Art” Common Rail Diesels broke down, I...
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Servicing Injectors

Servicing Injectors

Michael 21/01/2016 0
Once upon a time you could buy an old 4WD with a bit of a miss and rattle in the injectors, bring it...
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Mechanical Sympathy

Mechanical Sympathy

Michael 26/12/2015 0
Its amazing how modern diesels seem more civilised than ever. When towing and touring we do so with ...
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Modern Breakdown

Modern Breakdown

Michael 09/11/2015 0
You’re cruising along the highway on that long awaited trip. All seems well ahead but suddenly a lig...
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The Number 1 piece of advice to save your diesel engine

The Number 1 piece of advice to save your diesel engine

Michael 12/10/2015 0
If there’s one piece of advice I can give vehicle owners, it’s to “change that fuel filter”. Most ma...
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What you need to know about Fuel Conditions and Conditioners

What you need to know about Fuel Conditions and Conditioners

Michael 13/09/2015 0
“Our diesel fuel is getting better?!” Well, yes it is. But that doesn’t mean we can all become compl...
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All you need to know about your diesel computer

All you need to know about your diesel computer

Michael 16/08/2015 0
Remember the good old days when you can run your diesel without a battery? Well those days are, sadl...
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5 rules to follow that can save you thousands in diesel repairs

5 rules to follow that can save you thousands in diesel repairs

Michael 06/07/2015 0
While fuel quality appears to be getting better, horror stories of damaged injectors or pumps and hu...
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SELF-DIAGNOSING

SELF-DIAGNOSING

Michael 06/06/2015 0
If you and I went on a trip together and our new common rail diesels broke down, I’d say I’d be more...
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PREVENTING BREAKDOWNS

PREVENTING BREAKDOWNS

Michael 06/04/2015 0
How many times have you been on a remote trip and come across a horror story of a broken down vehicl...
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