What is a Jake Brake?

If you didn’t already, diesel engines have little to no engine braking because they don’t use an intake throttle body like a gas engine does. Instead, diesel engines use fueling as a way to control power output. Depending on the application, some diesel engines have more engine braking than others due to things in the … Read more

Why Does Scania Still Use a V8 Engine?

About a week ago, we put out an article going over commercial trucks, semi-trucks, whatever you want to call them, and why they all use inline-six engines. The basics of that revolve around torque, ease of rebuilding, and lack of size limitations. The size limitations part makes sense because commercial trucks in the US are … Read more