US Diesel Parts News

Jun
20
2022

What is a CP3 Conversion?

What is a CP3 Conversion? by Madison Compton Whether you’re a seasoned expert or a new diesel enthusiast, you may find yourself asking the question “What is a CP3 conversion?” Simply put, a CP3 conversion means replacing a CP4 injector pump with a CP3 pump. The CP4 pumps have largely replaced CP3 pumps in...

Jun
20
2022

Does a CP3 Conversion Require Tuning?

Does a CP3 Conversion Require Tuning? by Madison Compton If your diesel engine is in need of a CP3 fuel pump conversion, you may also want to ask yourself if your conversion requires tuning or not. With so many conversion kits available on the market, it can be difficult to know which is the best fit for your engine and if...

Aug
21
2020

3 Parts to Help Boost Your Cummins Engine's Performance

For any Dodge diesel truck owner, the most prominent part in their vehicle that easily requires the most care and attention is the Cummins diesel engine that lies under the hood.  Although the manufacturing giant has introduced a variety of updates to its Ram platform over the past two decades, its engine remains as the most prominent piece of all. With higher performance numbers,...

Aug
21
2020

3 Telltale Signs Your Turbocharger Needs Repair Work

The turbocharger, or turbo for short, is a crucial part of your vehicle. It has been designed to create an efficient and powerful fuel system, used to keep your car up and running. It also minimizes the harmful emissions that harm the environment, further making its role crucial. For an engine to be powered, air needs to be mixed with fuel. The fule then gets ignited and burned to create...

Aug
21
2020

Fuel Efficiency: A Guide to Building a Gas-Saving Truck

One common goal that many diesel truck owners share is that they want to make the most out of their vehicles with the help of upgrades.  Whether for the sake of achieving more torque or packing on more horsepower, the quest for excellent performance is a near-endless pursuit that many enthusiasts share. As great as it may sound to make the most out of a diesel engine’s...

Aug
21
2020

Clutch Types: Which Is Best for Your Manual Transmission Truck?

Did you know that about 97 percent of all diesel pickup trucks sold in the US for the last 20 years come with an automatic transmission? It’s clear that most truck drivers prefer vehicles with an automatic transmission over a manual one for various reasons. However, this doesn’t mean that there are no drivers left with a manual transmission. Some drivers are still using a manual...

Aug
14
2020

How to Boost Your Automatic Transmission & Driving Experience

When it comes to operating and running a diesel truck, you will want to ensure a safe and quality driving experience. However, many factors can contribute to achieving this, such as the vehicle's parts that make your vehicle accelerate, steer, and stop. On top of this is the transmission, which plays a crucial part in the overall driving equation. The ultimate goal is to ensure that all...

Aug
14
2020

2 Reasons Diesel Engines Are More Efficient Than Gas Engines

Choosing a vehicle to purchase has become one of the commonly talked about and debated topics for many Americans today because of the available options on the market.  From two-seater sports cars to eight-seater family vans, the abundance of choice is one that affects nearly every vehicle in more ways than one thanks to the competitive industry. In the case of trucks, finding the...

Aug
14
2020

5 Factors to Consider Between Diesel & Gasoline-Powered Vehicles

In the automotive industry, many people often debate over which option is better for their truck: diesel or gasoline? Which has better performance and efficient fuel consumption? Should you go for a diesel-power car over a gasoline-powered one? In essence, a combustion engine converts the chemical energy available in fuel into mechanical energy required to keep your vehicle moving. The...

Aug
14
2020

Understanding the Functions and Benefits of a Lift Pump in Diesel Engines

Diesel engines are already powerful and fuel efficient on their own, but there are a few things you could do to make the most out of your engine (in particular, using the lift pump). After all, even with the largest tank and the most powerful engine, an improperly fitted lift pump might just mean that you are not making the most out of your fuel, or that you may even be underfueling your...

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