The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Apr
02
2021

This Ultra Performance Caterpillar Cylinder Head Has Major Upgrades: Product Overview

This is our Ultra Performance line of cylinder heads. Installed with Inconel exhaust and intake valves, it can withstand extreme temperatures and pressures generated in engines. It's also upgraded...

Mar
30
2021

Caterpillar C15/3406E Stage 3 Cylinder Head Overview | Product Highlight

This is Stage 3 in our Performance Line of cylinder heads. Installed with Inconel exhaust valves, it can withstand extreme temperatures and pressure generated engines. This overview covers failures...

Mar
24
2021

What are Inconel Exhaust Valves? Cat C15/3406E Cylinder Head Overview

This is Stage 2 in our Performance Line of cylinder heads. Installed with Inconel exhaust valves, it can withstand extreme temperatures and pressure generated engines.

Mar
24
2021

4 Signs You Need To Replace Your Diesel Engine Cylinder Head and Causes

WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF A CYLINDER HEAD? Your cylinder head is a critical part of your diesel engine. Along with the head gasket, it creates the combustion chamber that allows the combustion process...

Feb
20
2021

7 Signs Your Caterpillar C15 Cylinder Head Needs Replacement [Video]

Caterpillar C15 engines are very popular among our customers. We've noticed that over time we're getting the same questions regarding cylinder head problems in this engine. In this post, we're...

Feb
19
2021

Caterpillar C15 ACERT Cylinder Head Problems? 6 Symptoms To Look For [Video]

Over time we've noticed similar questions related to common issues with Caterpillar C15 ACERT cylinder heads. In this post we're covering those symptoms, why it's happening, and what solutions we...

Feb
18
2021

Video-How Does a Cylinder Head Work On A Diesel Engine?

Today we're going to go over a little bit about cylinder heads. Before diving head first into the cylinder head market, its important to have an understanding of what you're working with.

Feb
17
2021

Video - 9 Telltale Signs of Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Failure

In this video, Highway and Heavy Parts Sales Technician Rob breaks down all the possible signs that your old diesel engine cylinder head needs replacing and how to prevent catastrophic failure.

Feb
17
2021

What Caused A Crack In My Diesel Engine Cylinder Head?

We know how frustrating it can be when your cylinder head cracks. You're losing coolant, have compression in your cooling system, or seeing excessive smoke, and you're looking at lost time and money...

Feb
16
2021

When Can I Reuse My Cylinder Head Bolts? How To Clean, and Inspect

Head bolts might seem like a minor or unimportant part, but without them, combustion wouldn't be possible and your diesel engine wouldn't work. They hold your cylinder head to the engine block and...

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