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How To Prevent Diesel Fuel Gelling In The Winter

Keep Your Fuel System Flowing In the Cold Months With Winter approaching and temperatures beginning to drop, it’s time to start thinking about how to keep your diesel fuel flowing well through the Winter months. If proper precautions are taken, you can prevent issues that may occur when diesel fuel is left cold and alone. What Happens to Diesel Fuel in Cold Temperatures? When anything begins to cool, the molecules start to slow down, eventually freezing. For a quick science refresher, when water reaches 32 degrees Fahrenheit (or 0 degrees Celsius) […]
By |December 14th, 2016|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on How To Prevent Diesel Fuel Gelling In The Winter
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    New Dirt Released on the 2017 Duramax 6.6L L5P V-8 Turbo Diesel Engine

New Dirt Released on the 2017 Duramax 6.6L L5P V-8 Turbo Diesel Engine

New information is starting to trickle in on the redesigned Duramax 6.6L L5P V-8 turbo-diesel for the 2017 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado HDs. As we wrote on our blog this past summer, we’ve been watching the 2017 models closely, waiting to see just who will unveil the biggest and baddest diesel in 2017. GMC/Chevy had kept details about the 2017 Duramax close to the chest, until recently when it was officially announced the next-gen engine more horsepower and torque than ever, with SAE-certified 445 horsepower (332 kW) and 910 lb.-ft. […]
By |October 18th, 2016|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on New Dirt Released on the 2017 Duramax 6.6L L5P V-8 Turbo Diesel Engine

Return Diesel Injector Cores, Save Money on New Injectors

Customers often ask, why do you require core returns on new injectors? Well, for one, it allows us to offer substantially better pricing on the new injectors you order from InjectorsDirect.com. Unlike some injector shops, we do our best to get you new injectors for the best prices around, which is made possible by getting your old injectors back (so we can recondition them for future customers). Plus, what are you going to do with those old injectors anyway? Use them as paperweights? Better yet, fishing weights? Issue being, getting $100 a pop […]
By |September 15th, 2016|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Return Diesel Injector Cores, Save Money on New Injectors

Looking Ahead to 2017 Diesel Truck Models

Summer’s here, which means we’ve reached the midpoint of the year and can start looking ahead to the 2017 diesel truck models. And while it’s tough to sort fact from rumor at this stage, it looks like the 2017 line of diesel trucks will pack more power than ever. TheTopSpeed.com is even going as far as to suggest that the new 2017 Ford Super Duty 6.7L V8 PowerStroke Turbo Diesel will have more than 500 horsepower and, get this, 1,000 pound-feet of torque. The 1,000 pound-feet of torque, at least coming from the factory, would have been unfathomable a few […]
By |July 14th, 2016|Diesel Trucks|Comments Off on Looking Ahead to 2017 Diesel Truck Models
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    U.S.-Based Injectors Direct has the Diesel Injectors You Need in a Hurry

U.S.-Based Injectors Direct has the Diesel Injectors You Need in a Hurry

The Fourth of July is nearly here, which means we’ll finally get a three-day weekend to spend some quality time with those we love: OUR TRUCKS. OK, that’s tongue in cheek, but what’s more American than working on your  truck over Independence Day weekend? Now that we have some time to spend in the garage, this weekend or during a summer vacation, think about what your diesel truck needs to get through the summer heat. How has your engine been running? Has your truck been blowing white smoke, or struggling through reduced […]
By |June 27th, 2016|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on U.S.-Based Injectors Direct has the Diesel Injectors You Need in a Hurry

Buying Single Diesel Injectors, or a Full Set?

One of the biggest dilemmas our customers are faced with when they discover a failing injector is if they should replace the one or replace the full set. In our experience, when it comes to replacing injectors on the diesel engines, it’s a lot like changing out your headlight bulbs. When one headlight goes out, it’s only a matter of time before the other goes out. Here are some reasons why you might consider changing out multiple injectors rather than just the one: • Same amount of work: In most cases, it isn’t […]
By |March 9th, 2016|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Buying Single Diesel Injectors, or a Full Set?

Diesel Industry Year in Review

What a year it’s been for the diesel industry. First, we learned about all of the new diesels for Toyota, Nissan, Chevy and GMC set to flood the market, then the industry received a black eye when the VW Emissions scandal broke. But all in all 2015 has been a big year for the diesel industry. Here’s a look back at some of the notable news we mentioned on the InjectorsDirect.com blog: VW Emissions Scandal The VW emissions scandal broke this fall, and it […]
By |December 13th, 2015|Diesel Trucks|Comments Off on Diesel Industry Year in Review

What You Need to Know About Duramax Balance Rates

The Duramax has proven to be a reliable engine since its introduction back in 2001. Generally, most owners and service techs are well aware of the importance of keeping a clean fuel system by running clean, high quality fuel, lubricity additives, and routine fuel filter changes along with all other required maintenance. When problems do arise from the fuel system, the first method of diagnosis is often a balance rate test. There are a lot of questions we get about balance rates and we would like to help clarify what they do […]
By |November 25th, 2015|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Duramax Balance Rates

Does White Smoke Mean Injector Problems?

We’ve heard of rollin’ coal, but rollin’ snow? Not a good sign. Blowing white smoke is a red flag for your diesel engine, yet we see this happen all the time to our customers. In many cases, white smoke emanating from the tailpipe (often at idle once the engine reached operating temperature) typically means a worn out injector. Now this isn’t always the case, but after some trouble shooting we’re usually the go-to shop when diesel drivers need refurbished, rebuilt, or new […]
By |November 2nd, 2015|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Does White Smoke Mean Injector Problems?

What the VW Emissions Scandal Means for the Diesel Industry

As expected, the fallout from the VW emissions cheating scandal is starting to have ripple effects through the diesel industry. Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a letter to all automotive manufacturers warning them of prolonged and more rigorous testing protocols. “EPA may test or require testing on any vehicle at a designated location, using driving cycles and conditions that may reasonably be expected to be encountered in normal operation and use, for the purposes of investigating a potential defeat device,” the […]
By |October 9th, 2015|Diesel Trucks|Comments Off on What the VW Emissions Scandal Means for the Diesel Industry
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    Helping Make The Job Easier : Use Our Fuel Injector Removal Tools & Install Kits

Helping Make The Job Easier : Use Our Fuel Injector Removal Tools & Install Kits

In a previous post, we wrote about how InjectorsDirect.com has spent more than $250,000 on state-of-the-art tools and equipment to ensure we’re providing the best diesel injectors for your budget. What we failed to mention is that we’ve spent thousands more on tools that help make our customers’ lives easier, too. For example, see the image at right? Yeah, that’s a Duramax LBZ fuel injector removal gone horribly wrong (somebody literally has a screw loose on that one). Want your LBZ injectors installed right? Fortunately for you, we provide the […]
By |July 30th, 2015|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Helping Make The Job Easier : Use Our Fuel Injector Removal Tools & Install Kits
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    New Diesels for Toyota, Nissan, Chevy, GMC set to Flood the Market

New Diesels for Toyota, Nissan, Chevy, GMC set to Flood the Market

Is it just us, or is everyone turning to diesel these days? Here in the U.S., Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon are going diesel, equipping 2016 models with 2.8-liter, four-cylinder Duramax diesel engines that will push 30 mpg. And Chevy/GMC marketers apparently can’t wait to steal the “best fuel economy of any full-size pickup” label away from Ram, despite the fact it’s not exactly a “full size” Then there’s word of foreign counterparts Nissan and Toyota going diesel as well? First there’s the […]
By |July 13th, 2015|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Diesels for Toyota, Nissan, Chevy, GMC set to Flood the Market

Don’t Let Contaminated Diesel Ruin Your Summer Road Trip

For diesel truck drivers, summer is our favorite time of year for four reasons: Road trips. Off-roading. Camping. And more camping. I mean, is there really a better time of year to hit the road, or in a lot of cases, off road? We think not. With increased Independence Day travel right around the corner, it’s worth noting diesel prices remain low – which makes long road trips a lot more promising over […]
By |June 29th, 2015|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Don’t Let Contaminated Diesel Ruin Your Summer Road Trip
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    How Technology Makes Diesel Engines and Injectors More Green

How Technology Makes Diesel Engines and Injectors More Green

Diesel trucks have gotten a bad rap over years as being un-friendly to the environment. But truth of the matter is, technology has actually made diesel engines and fuel kinder to the environment over the past decade. Diesel fuel, for example, used to be considered dirtier than gasoline, but newer standards regulating sulfur content and improved technology in diesel engines continues to drive down environmental impact. Today, many environmentally conscious drivers now prefer new diesel vehicles over unleaded gas rides because of better fuel economy and efficiency. The diesel industry has made […]
By |June 10th, 2015|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on How Technology Makes Diesel Engines and Injectors More Green

The Most Popular States for Diesel Drivers

Ever wonder why InjectorsDirect.com is located in California? Well, it’s not because of its business-friendly climate, that’s for sure. But even if regulation-happy California ranks 44th among the toughest states to do business, we rank No. 2 on the list that really matters. That’s right, the Golden State is second in total diesel drivers on the road, according to DieselForum.org. California trails only No. 1 Texas 893,553 to 650,252 in diesel car, SUV, truck and van drivers in California. Eat your heart out No. 10 diesel driver […]
By |May 11th, 2015|Diesel Trucks|Comments Off on The Most Popular States for Diesel Drivers

Putting Diesel Injectors to the Test

Today, there are thousands of places to buy auto parts online. There’s eBay, Craigslist, forums and dealer websites. But how do you separate the wheat from the chaff, and ensure you’re buying the best parts – rather than getting duped from an anonymous shop or a site that’s good at building websites but doesn’t know a whole lot about, say, diesel injectors? Well, here at InjectorsDirect.com, we’re proud to say we’re more than an online dealer of diesel injectors for Duramax, Cummins and Power Stroke engines. Not only do we sell […]
By |January 12th, 2015|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks|Comments Off on Putting Diesel Injectors to the Test

Sell Used Injector Cores at InjectorsDirect.com

Looking to sell used injector cores? InjectorsDirect.com has been your go-to destination for diesel injectors since 2009, so we like to think we know a thing or two about selling – and also buying back – diesel injectors. InjectorsDirect.com pays top dollar for your used injector cores, and, if you don’t want to wait for a check in the mail, we’re even willing to pay you for cores prior to shipment via PayPal. If you have injector cores that are in good shape for the
By |November 11th, 2014|Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Sell Used Injector Cores at InjectorsDirect.com
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    Bosch Diesel Injectors: Settle for Nothing Less than the Best

Bosch Diesel Injectors: Settle for Nothing Less than the Best

When searching for diesel injectors online, it’s tough to know where to turn. And last time we checked, Google wasn’t an authorized dealer for churning out trusted new, remanufactured or rebuilt injectors – so why leave your engine’s fate up to Google’s search results? Rather than relying on Google’s guesswork, why not rely on proven research from the market leader, and see what the leading supplier of diesel truck injectors has to say about the subject? Bosch, the leading OE supplier of diesel fuel injectors, has years of research putting non-OEM injectors to the test. Bosch replaces all components on EVERY injector they […]
By |September 21st, 2014|Diesel Tips, Diesel Trucks, fuel injectors|Comments Off on Bosch Diesel Injectors: Settle for Nothing Less than the Best

Diesel Vehicles Continue to Gain Market Share

InjectorsDirect.com has been providing quality injectors for any budget since 2009, and as we continue to grow so does the diesel truck market. According to data compiled by R.L. Polk and Co. for the Diesel Technology Forum, the registration of diesel vehicles and SUVs rose 24 percent in the United States from 2010 to 2012. And in 2013, the Fuels Institute’s “Tomorrow’s Vehicles: What Will We Drive in 2023” report, suggests diesel-powered vehicles are expected to grow from 2% market share to 3.7%-6.7% […]
By |August 5th, 2014|Diesel Trucks|Comments Off on Diesel Vehicles Continue to Gain Market Share

Top Trucks From Our #ShowUsYourTrucks Contest

The #ShowUsYourTrucks contest is in the books, and Injectors Direct wants to thank everyone for showing off their rides and sharing their diesel truck images with us. The idea was such a hit, we’re going to keep sharing photos from time to time of the diesel trucks our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers share with us using the tag #ShowUsYourTrucks. So keep the truck photos coming! In the meantime, we’re rewarding the top five most shared trucks from our social media sites with some Injectors Direct swag and […]
By |February 18th, 2014|Diesel Trucks, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Trucks From Our #ShowUsYourTrucks Contest

Show Us Your Trucks Contest Update

The world-famous (at least on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) #ShowUsYourTrucks Contest is nearing a close. We’re a week away from picking winners for the contest, where our fans share with us shots of their diesel trucks hashtagged #ShowUsYourTrucks. Here are some more details about the contest in case you missed it. Now this isn’t just about winning some swag. More importantly, it’s about our diesel fans getting together and showing off the rides they spend so much time in, on and around … and hopefully not too […]
By |February 6th, 2014|Diesel Trucks, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Show Us Your Trucks Contest Update

Chevy Cow Commercial Kicks off Super Bowl Ads

Get a sneak peek at Chevy’s Cow Commercial for Super Bowl Sunday If there’s one thing our customers, friends and fans of Injectors Direct are passionate about, it’s their trucks. As evident by the truck photos shared as part of our #ShowUsYourTrucks contest, they care for their trucks like their first born. Second to their trucks? Taking care of their livestock, their crops and everything they work so hard for and with everyday. So we thought you’d get a kick out of Chevy’s cow commercial (spoiler), “Romance,” airing this Super Bowl weekend, it’s a funny twist on their “A man and his […]
By |February 1st, 2014|Diesel Trucks, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chevy Cow Commercial Kicks off Super Bowl Ads
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    “Show Us Your Trucks” Photo Contest: Share Your Diesel Truck Pics & Win Some Gear!

“Show Us Your Trucks” Photo Contest: Share Your Diesel Truck Pics & Win Some Gear!

Here at InjectorsDirect.com, we love trucks. Big. Powerful. Dirty. Trucks. So over the next month, we’re going to be sharing our favorite truck photos from the die-hard diesel heads we run into on a daily basis. We’ll call it the #ShowUsYourTrucks Contest. And like any good Show Us Your ____ Contest, we’re giving away a truckload of swag to the most popular trucks. Here are details to participate in the contest and get yourself some of our world-famous swag: Go to our Twitter,
By |January 15th, 2014|Diesel Trucks, Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Show Us Your Trucks” Photo Contest: Share Your Diesel Truck Pics & Win Some Gear!