The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Jun
15
2021

How Have EPA Emissions Regulations Affected Diesel Engines? History, Changes, and More

As you probably know, modern diesel engines are held to a strict set of regulations regarding their emissions.

Jun
15
2021

Common Symptoms Your Diesel Fuel Pump Is Failing and Quality Replacement Options

When your engine is down, we know you want to get it back up and running as soon as possible. Highway & Heavy Parts has you covered! We've got the best quality parts at the best prices to get your...

Jun
14
2021

Bosch High Pressure Diesel Oil Pump Overview: Key Features and Benefits

When we talk about oil pumps, most people think of the component in the oil pan that supplies oil to the bearings and the crankshaft. But, with a high pressure system, you actually have two oil pumps...

Jun
12
2021

How To Find Yanmar Diesel Engine Serial Numbers: Format And Location

Global engine manufacturer Yanmar was founded back in 1912. The Japanese company started making gas-powered engines, but have since found their niche in the diesel engine world.

Jun
11
2021

When Is It Time For A Caterpillar Rebuild Kit? Symptoms And Part Options Explained

Today, we're highlighting our caterpillar rebuild kits, which are some of our top selling items.

Jun
10
2021

Detroit Diesel ECUs Explained: What Do Different DDEC Versions Do?

Have you ever put much thought into what's controlling your engine? It may run on diesel, but it's probably controlled by electronics. Unless you're running a much older engine, of course.

Jun
08
2021

Why Did Caterpillar Stop Manufacturing On-Highway Diesel Engines? SDP Engines Explained

Caterpillar has a long history of producing quality diesel engines. But as you probably know, they no longer make engines for on-highway applications. 

Jun
03
2021

How To Properly Break-In Your Diesel Engine: Why Is It Important?

Breaking in a new engine is crucial if you want years of trouble-free service. For most, trucks are a source of income; a workhorse if you will. Taking the time to make sure everything works properly...

Jun
03
2021

Diesel Engine Break-In Guide: How Often Should I Change The Oil?

Proper break-in after an engine rebuild is something we've noticed that our customers don't always know about. 

Jun
02
2021

Benefits of the Stage 3 Performance Cylinder Head For Caterpillar Engines

Are you running a Caterpillar C15, C15 ACERT, or 3406E diesel engine? You may have taken the time to upgrade your turbocharger or install a marine cam, bigger fuel injectors, or a higher performance...

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