Posts Tagged ‘diesel’

Are 2 Stroke Diesels Making a Comeback?

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

    With fuel economy and emissions requirements continuing to tighten around the world, new and old technology are being evaluated to develop more efficient engines. Electric vehicles are competing for a place in light duty vehicles (assuming supporting changes to optimize and cleanup the electrical grid can be done in parallel). However, internal combustion engines are […]

Aftermarket Accelerator / Throttle Cable Fitment Problems on 6.2L Diesels

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

  Many people have found the cable sold in parts stores for 1980’s Chevy and GM 6.2L diesel powered vehicles does not fit correctly. Both the Pioneer CA8503 cable and the ATP Y270 cable claim to be the correct fit for the application, but will not allow the throttle to fully close.The image below shows the aftermarket cable […]

Chrysler Announces Ram 1500 and Jeep Diesel Option

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Chrysler recently announced the introduction of its ecoboost diesel option for the Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Chrokee lines. Beginning in the third quarter of 2013, these vehicles will now have the option of a 3.0L V6 diesel produced by VM Motori an Italian diesel engine supplier to chrysler since 1992. This engine will be coupled […]


Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Spherical Piston Engine

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Able to achieve horsepower ratings equivalent to piston engines in only one-half or one-quarter their size, the Spherical Golubev’s Machine (SGM) offers a unique approach to creating rotation that is small, highly reliable, and that places balanced, uniform loads on its parts. For example, a 500 HP, 5-liter engine measures 430mm x 430mm x 450mm […]

Ford Scorpion 6.7L Diesel V8

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

After 27 years working with Navistar, ford has decided to move into producing their own diesel powerhouses. This is believed to be due to an ongoing legal battle between the two companies over warranty and cost issues related to the old 6.0L V8 Power Stroke. Ford’s new design named Scorpion is a 6.7L diesel v8 […]

Stanadyne DB2 Fuel Injection Pump

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

The Stanadyne DB2 rotary distributor pump has a single pumping element that feeds all injectors. The high pressure pumping action is carried out in a single barrel, which houses two opposing plungers operated by two rollers. These plungers are pushed together by a cam ring with internal lobes acting on the rollers and it is this action that pressurizes the fuel.

1984 M1009 CUCV (aka Military Blazer)

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Here are some pictures of my “new” Blazer. It is an ’84 M1009 CUCV which is basically a Chevrolet K5 Blazer modified for military use. Some of the changes are 3/4 ton suspension (however it still has 1/2 ton axles), 12/24V split electrical system, and a 6.2L Detroit Diesel power plant. I am currently running […]

Tractor Pulls

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Willcox, AZ tractor pulls.

Six Stroke Engine

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Originally Featured on Auto Week   By PETE LYONS Bruce Crower has lived, breathed and built hot engines his whole life. Now he’s working on a cool one—one that harnesses normally-wasted heat energy by creating steam inside the combustion chamber, and using it to boost the engine’s power output and also to control its temperature. […]