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Diesel Industry News – New Cummins; Big Investments from GM and Chevron;

RIP Old Smokey Cummins Powered F100 Crash at Pikes Peak Scott Birdsall has been shaking things up with his immensely popular 1949 Cummins powered F100, dubbed Old Smokey, for many years now. A quick search of “Cummins Old Smokey” should get you familiar with the beast of a truck if you’re not already. A couple […]

Diesel Industry News – March 2023

New Cummins X10 Engine Things are never stagnant at Cummins and the latest news from the manufacturer comes in the form of an all new powerplant, the X10. The X10 diesel engine, slated to hit the market in 2026, is 10-liters in displacement and is designed to fill the gap between the X15 and B6.7L. […]

Top Signs of Diesel Engine Failure and Why They Happen

While diesel engines outperform gasoline engines, it doesn’t mean they are invulnerable to failure. Even if you take good care of your diesel truck, there’s no guarantee that it won’t break down at some point in the future. Here are some top signs of diesel engine failure.   Choate Engineering Performance is here to help […]

3 Biggest Challenges and Solutions for a Diesel Mechanic Shop Owner

Diesel mechanic shop owners in this competitive machine and repair industry is not an easy feat. But when it comes down to it, recognizing what obstacles to expect and knowing how to overcome them is essential for your business to continue to grow and thrive.   This article touches on the three biggest challenges of […]

Our Top 10 Tips for Diesel Mechanics

We’ve assembled a list of the top 10 tips for diesel mechanics. This list contains practical tips to help you get started as a mechanic or improve your existing skills!   Choate Engineering Performance is here to help with all your diesel engine needs. Call us at (901) 553 – 9847 or drop us a […]

Upgrading Your Diesel’s Turbo

Are you a diesel owner that’s fed up with your turbo lag? You’re not alone. The turbo lag that comes with using the factory turbo can hurt your take-off and, ultimately, your fuel economy.   At Choate Engineering Performance, we use only the highest-quality materials (and that’s why our turbochargers last so long) to give […]

The 1,000+ Horsepower CHOATE 6.7 Powerstroke upgrades for Cass-quatch

If you’re looking to get a new Ford truck, you might be wondering if you should upgrade it with the Choate’s 6.7 Powerstroke Cass-quatch engine. This engine has been highly praised by many in the community. This 6.7 Powerstroke upgrades the stock engine to a high-performance beast.   At Choate Engineering Performance, our professional diesel […]

Travel Trailer: Why You Should Upgrade Your Diesel Before Your Trip

If you’re planning a long road trip, you’ll need to ensure that your diesel truck has the performance to get you where you need to travel. And if your diesel engine isn’t running at its peak, it might not be able to handle all of that extra weight.    If you’re looking for a company […]

Why Do CP4 Diesel Injection Pumps Fail?

Sudden failure of CP4 diesel engine injection pumps can be expensive, not to mention inconvenient. If your vehicle has failed to start or is refusing to run normally, you’ll want to figure out why that is so you can get back on the road as soon as possible.  Get your vehicle road-ready with a team […]

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