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Bad Fuel and The Failure Chain Reaction

This piece from AXI grabbed us because it’s pretty comprehensive and does a good job of describing a 14 step list of the contaminated fuel “Failure Chain Reaction.” Usually that starts with some injector valve deterioration followed by reduced pressure through the injector nozzle. Continued use of bad fuel ultimately leads to increased fuel consumption,…

Why Diesel Injectors Fail

This is a pretty decent basic article on common causes of injector failure. It also does a nice job of covering why older, pre-common rail injectors are less subject to failure than newer injectors. Not only are older injectors subject to much less fuel pressure, they also generally fire fewer times per engine cycle which…

How Giant is Caterpillar? 

Did you know Cat is the largest construction & mining equipment company in the world?  This fascinating video touches on the amazing range of industries Cat is in and the 300 products Cat makes with more than 100,000 employees and 100 plants worldwide. 

Stolen 90 Ton Cat Mining Truck Takes to a Crowded Highway 

This riveting video shows a stolen 90 ton Cat mining truck jumping on the highway and taking police on a 70 mile white knuckle journey.  We noticed several people in the comments section complimented the driver on at least keeping the hazard lights on and sticking to the slow lane the whole time.