Jatropa Curcas The Bio Diesel Medicinal Plant

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Jatropa Curcas or locally known as Tuba Bakod in our country has been used by our ancestors as a folkloric medicine for rheumatic pains, snake bites and also insecticide. The leaves are used as medicine for muscle ailments like rheumatic pains. Simply by applying oil on the leaves and heated by flames and then applied […]


Bio Fuels The Fuel Of The Future

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Biomass burning has an overall impact on the atmospheric chemistry as well as the climate. When there is a fire in the savannas, or tropical forests, or like the recent California fire, large quantities of particulate matter and trace gases are released. Biomass fuel is also known as Bio-fuel. Bio-fuel is defined as liquid, solid […]


Energy What You Need To Know About Bio Fuels

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Agro fuel commonly as bio fuel is derived from a biomass. It can be a solid, liquid or gas fuel. Bio fuel is now a common means of decreasing the greenhouse gas emissions and is now used as fossil fuel alternative. It is eyed to replace fossil fuels in the near future. However, it was […]


Diesel Motor Home Vs Gasoline Motor Home

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When considering the purchase of a motor home, one needs to decide whether to buy gasoline (petrol) or diesel. Essentially, there will be very little difference between the two in terms of the interior comforts and road performance, however, there are differences that one needs to consider before making a purchase. To begin with, price […]


Biodiesel The Alternative Fuel

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What Is Biodiesel? Biodiesel is a fuel made from vegetable oils. Rapeseed and soybean oils are the most commonly used, although other vegetables oils such as mustard, palm oil, hemp and jatropha have been tried and seem to show a lot of potential. These are listed or called Virgin Oil Feedstock. Then we have the […]


The Ins And Outs Of Diesel Generators

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Generators are used for electric power generation. Two categories of diesel generators are basically available in market- one is portable generator and the other is standby generator. Diesel Generators are mostly used to make sure that electric appliances can be run when there is a power failure. Standby diesel generators are mostly used in homes […]


Diesel Exhaust Systems For Performance

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If you are looking for a diesel exhaust system to enhance your performance, the choice can be a tough one. Diesel gets more and more popular all the time and because of this there are many viable options on the market for your diesel exhaust. In addition to diesel exhaust, there are also many chips […]


Diesel Fuel Quality Is A Question Not A Guarantee

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Diesel engine designs striving to increase engine performance have made great advancements in engine fuel delivery to the combustion chamber. Today’s diesel engine is quieter, smoother, and more powerful. But today’s diesel engine owners are overlooking one important factor. The quality of today’s diesel fuel has not advanced at the same rate as the engine […]


Diesel Air Intakes To Improve Performance

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Like most diesel truck owners, you are probably always looking to improve your diesel performance. Luckily, there are many tools at your disposal to help make your truck run more efficiently as well as more powerfully. Whether you’ve been making performance modifications to your vehicle for some time, or you’ve just started, a quality intake […]


Diesel Engines Tap The Advantage

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If you own a diesel powered vehicle, you probably appreciate the inherent qualities of this type of engine. More torque, better fuel economy, easier maintenance are some of the attributes of owning a diesel powered vehicle. Still, some motorists complain about the engine’s weak power, particularly when accelerating from a full stop. What you may […]


Biodiesel And It S Many Uses

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With gas prices increasing and growing environmental awareness, the need to consider alternate energy and fuel sources are becoming a necessity. One alternative is the use of Biodiesel fuel, which is becoming more and more popular today. Because Biodiesel is a cleaner-burning diesel fuel, made from 100% natural, 100% renewable vegetable sources, its uses in […]


Biodiesel Fuel

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Biodiesel fuel is becoming more and more popular, which is no wonder, the soaring gas prices and the growing environmental awareness brings society to a point where it needs to consider its energy consumption carefully. With the rising price of gasoline and the prospect of even higher prices, it’s becoming evident that most people need […]


Best Way To Power Your Rv

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There are a few methods of powering your essential equipment in your RV. Some can be quite costly whereas there are cheaper, more efficient ways out there. A method becoming more popular in today’s world is by using a wind generator, this appeals to people because wind is a free, renewable resource which doesn’t aid […]


Diesel Or Not

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Diesel is often looked at as being smelly, noisy, and many think the only place for it is in a tractor. The truth to diesel vehicles is that they are slow, noisy, smelly, although they are cheaper to run than gas. Diesel engines aren’t as powerful as gas engines, as gas engines produce more horsepower […]


Diesel Vehicles

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As you probably already know, diesel engines get better fuel economy than gas, simply because they don’t need to burn as much fuel as gasoline engines to get the same amount of power. Diesel engines are built heavier than gas engines, to help sustain the added stress of the much higher compression ratios. Diesel engines […]


Why People Use Diesel

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With diesel engines, the compression ratio is higher and there is more power. From a technical point, the compression ratio of an engine is the comparison of the total volume of the cylinder at the bottom of the piston’s stroke divided by the volume of the cylinder remaining at the top of the stroke. Gasoline […]


Gas Vs Diesel Boats

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As you may know, diesel engines aren’t something you should take lightly. There are good reasons why the rush to put them in cars back in the 70s flopped. Diesel isn’t the ideal power source for all applications. Engine speed Diesel engines gained the reputation for long service life early on in the history of […]


Diesel Engines Forgotten Treasures

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There are very few engine configurations that promise increased fuel economy and power. There are few engines that offer this in addition to reliability. Today, those across the ocean are enjoying the fruits of diesel technology revolution. Diesels have experienced a great history here in the United States. In 1980, General Motors modified their 350ci […]


Diesel Engines And Well Known Gas

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In passenger cars, the diesel engine has never really caught on. During the middle to late 70s, diesel engines in passenger cars did notice a surge in sales due to the OPEC oil embargo, although that is the only real significant penetration that diesel engines have made in the market. Although diesel engines are more […]


General Information On Diesel Engines

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Diesel engines offer the lowest specific fuel usage of any other large internal combustion engine. The fact remains, two-stroke diesels with high pressure forced induction, particularly turbo charging, make up a large percentage of the largest diesel engines. Throughout North America, diesel engines are generally used in larger trucks, where the low stress, high efficiency […]