The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Jul
23
2021

Benefits of the Stage 2 Performance Cylinder Heads for Caterpillar C15

Have you ever thought about what a performance cylinder head could do for your diesel engine? 

Jul
22
2021

Is Your Caterpillar C15 Camshaft Working Right? Common Symptoms of Failure

Camshafts are a critical part of your diesel engine. The dictionary defines a “camshaft” as an object which takes rotational motion and turning it into reciprocal motion. Simply put, it tells the...

Jul
19
2021

How to Rebuild a Caterpillar C2.2 T/A Diesel Engine: Parts, Serial Number, and More

Is it time for your Caterpillar C2.2 T/A to get a complete rebuild? (Check out our post on signs your engine needs a rebuild if you're not sure!)

Jul
15
2021

When Should You Replace Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors? Signs and Symptoms Explained

The once lazy, black smoke-chugging, locomotive-like engines are no longer. Nowadays, diesel-powered engines are cleaner than ever, produce more power, and use less fuel. But how do you know when it...

Jul
14
2021

Is Your Caterpillar C15 Turbo Working Right? Symptoms of Failure and Causes

Maybe you've noticed lower power or boost in your CAT C15. Or maybe the overall performance just isn't where it should be.

Jul
13
2021

Cummins ISX Camshafts Explained: Dual-Cam, Single-Cam, And Common Failures

Has your camshaft in your ISX failed? Are you looking at an expensive repair? 

Jul
12
2021

The 7 Most Common Caterpillar C15 Cylinder Head Problems Explained

Caterpillar has been a renowned manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines since its inception nearly 100 years ago. The C15 has been an integral part of helping keep the Caterpillar name at the top...

Jul
09
2021

What Are Fire Rings? Diesel Cylinder Head With Fire Rings Explained

We know you want to keep your head gasket in as good of condition as possible. A blown head gasket spells big trouble for your diesel engine.

Jul
08
2021

Cummins ISL Cylinder Head Overview: Common Failures and Parts Options

This is our standard, no-frills cylinder head. It comes loaded with all the essential components you need in an OEM quality cylinder head, and costs up to 50% less. But we didn’t stop there! 

Jul
06
2021

Should You Buy A Rebuild Or Remanufactured Head For Your Diesel Engine?

Diesel engines, especially in heavy-duty machinery and trucks, have an extremely hard life. At one point or another, they will need major service, and the heads will have to be replaced.

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