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PC-11 Mythbusters: Get the facts on the new category

PC-11 Mythbusters: Get the facts on the new category

by on June 24, 2015 0 Comments

With the new PC-11 heavy duty motor oil (HDMO) category currently targeted for December 1, 2016, fleets must begin preparing for this critical change in technology.

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The Importance of Clean Oil: Looking at bottom lines

The Importance of Clean Oil: Looking at bottom lines

by on June 15, 2015 2 Comments

This is part one of a three-part series on the importance of clean oil. When it comes to equipment lubricants, the importance of cleanliness can’t be overestimated.

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The Row Less Traveled: Cody Garrett’s Journey to Winning the Tractor Restoration Contest

The Row Less Traveled: Cody Garrett’s Journey to Winning the Tractor Restoration Contest

by on May 22, 2015 0 Comments

Every year, for the past 20 years, dozens of determined high school tractor enthusiasts set out on a journey that would make most adults turn back. Yet, it’s not just the shot at the $10,000 grand prize that keeps these kids going. 2014 Delo Tractor Restoration Competition (TRC) Champion Cody Garrett, from Cuero, Texas, is […]

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Darrell Ward is the Reality of Delo

Darrell Ward is the Reality of Delo

by on May 11, 2015 0 Comments

History Network’s Ice Road Trucker, and long-time Delo user, Darrell Ward is the definition of tough. Hauling freight across the frozen Canadian backcountry, in the midst of a polar vortex, takes nerves of steel. This week, we sat down with Darrell to hear some of the highlights of his 35 years on the road.

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Are Extended Life Coolants the right choice for your diesel engine?

Are Extended Life Coolants the right choice for your diesel engine?

by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments

Did you know that up to 20% of diesel engine failures or causes of engine downtime are related to coolant or cooling system failures? A large number of these issues could be potentially avoided by selecting the right Extended Life Coolant (ELC) and executing a best-in-class coolant maintenance program.

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Total Base Number and three more lube indicators to track

Total Base Number and three more lube indicators to track

by on April 8, 2015 0 Comments

Total Base Number (TBN) or Base Number (BN) is a common term referenced by diesel engine OEMs, used oil analysis labs, fleet mechanics and oil company personnel to reference the combustion acid neutralization capability that a diesel engine oil may start with or has left in current engine operation.

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What PC-11 means for lubricant end-users

What PC-11 means for lubricant end-users

by on April 1, 2015 3 Comments

We’ve discussed the upcoming Proposed Category 11 (PC-11) at length on Delo Lube Matters.

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Join us at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2015!

Join us at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2015!

by on March 26, 2015 0 Comments

Today, the Mid-America Trucking Show will open its doors for the 23rd year.

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Meet the truckers on the frontlines of Severe Duty

Meet the truckers on the frontlines of Severe Duty

by on March 10, 2015 0 Comments

Last year, Chevron covered a lot of territory bringing the conditions of Severe Duty to light, and highlighted many of the challenges of operating in these conditions.

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Are you using the right oil for winter?

Are you using the right oil for winter?

by on February 24, 2015 3 Comments

With freezing temperatures sweeping much of the Northeast and Midwest, it’s a good time to revisit your maintenance program and keep your engine in peak operating condition.

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