Category: Parts

Ring Set Instructions For Detroit Diesel Engines

June 21, 2022

What You Need To Know About Ring Sets For Detroit Diesel Engines In this article we will talk about what ring sets are, what their function is, how to select the correct ring ,and how to install them on your pistons. Proper ring set selection and installation is important for the performance of your engine and proper oil scraping. We will also include an informative video showing you an installation of rings at the bottom of this article.  What Are Ring Sets? Ring sets are the set of rings that you will be installing on the pistons of your engine.…
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Marine gauges

Mechanical Gauges Vs. Electric Gauges: A Purchasing Guide For Marine Gauges

June 3, 2022

Marine gauges are designed to give boaters an overview of the boat's operations at a quick glance. Typically, gauges show information such as engine temperature, water depth, fuel level, oil pressure, water temperature and other important levels. When you're looking to replace gauges for boats, you have two options: mechanical gauges and electric gauges. Which one is best? In this article, we will take a look at both types of boat gauges and explain why mechanical gauges from Diesel Pro Power are your best choice. How Mechanical Gauges Work There are different types of mechanical gauges but the most common…
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What You Need to Know About Aftercoolers and Engine Condensation

What You Need to Know About Aftercoolers and Engine Condensation

May 7, 2020

When you work with a marine engine every day, the most important task is doing everything you can to keep all its components up and running. One of these main components is the aftercooler. This device can manage air temperature on diesel engines for boats. What many operators fail to realize about aftercoolers is that they can fill up with condensation under humid conditions. Believe it or not, this is fairly normal and more harmless than you may think.   What Is an Aftercooler on a Diesel Engine? An aftercooler is a device positioned on a marine engine that controls…
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All About Marine Fuel Coolers

All About Marine Fuel Coolers

April 16, 2020

Marine fuel coolers keep boat engine fuel from getting too hot while it travels between the tank and the engine. They are commonly used in the marine industry, as they can increase boat efficiency. What exactly do diesel fuel coolers do, though, and what purpose do they serve? Most importantly, will these devices offer a significant benefit to your marine operations?   How Do Inline Fuel Coolers Work? Marine operators may add a fuel cooler to their boat for a variety of reasons, and many boats come with this device already installed. Boat fuel can heat up quickly while the…
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Engine Valves — What Do They Do and How to Correct Failure

Engine Valves — What Do They Do and How to Correct Failure

February 24, 2020

Valves are crucial pieces within the valvetrain, combustion chamber and cylinder systems of any engine. When you understand the symptoms of bad valve seals, it can mean the difference between making the correct repairs and further damaging your diesel engine. In this guide, we'll discuss what a valve’s function is, how it affects your entire marine boat engine, how to analyze engine valve failures and how you can correct the faults to keep you moving on the water.   What Is the Engine Valve? Engine valves play a critical role in the performance of all internal combustion engines. They regulate, control…
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Diesel Fuel and Water Separator

Diesel Fuel & Water Separator

January 30, 2020

A marine vessel is an important investment, so you want to make the most of its lifespan. Are you doing everything you can to care for and maintain your vessel? There are many factors to take into account when taking care of a boat, which can lead to overlooking simple but crucial maintenance practices. One of the greatest favors you can do for your boat is buying a diesel fuel/water separator. This piece of equipment will help keep the boat’s fuel clean and ensure the safety of your trips. What Is a Diesel Fuel/Water Separator? A diesel fuel/water separator is…
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