Category: Emissions

Emissions

What is an eTurbo?

BorgWarner recently announced a contract with a European auto-maker to produce eTurbo’s for the auto-maker via a press release. eTurbo is a term that many of us are not yet familiar with. Trademarked by BorgWarner, this term is used to describe a new generation of turbochargers. An eTurbo is essentially a traditional mechanical turbocharger (like…


A Brief Look at the ISB6.7L School Bus Application

The ISB6.7L Cummins seems to be the popular choice for school bus application prevailing over Navistar’s MaxxForce DT and a less popular Mercedes engine platform. Equipped with a Bosch high pressure common rail fuel system as well as a Cummins/Holset HE431VE turbocharger, the Cummins platform is suited well for student transportation. The fuel system seems…


What is an EGR Cooler? Has my EGR Cooler failed?

The term “EGR Cooler” has and will continue to become more popular in diesel repair shops in the United States and around the world. Many of you may be asking why this is or what does an EGR Cooler do. Let’s answer a few questions: What does “EGR” stand for? Exhaust Gas Recirculation. Why do…


Delete Kits, Emissions Systems Tampering Devices, and Black Boxes: Is the Risk Worth the Reward?

We receive questions all the time about whether we will perform the infamous 6.0L Powerstroke delete, or “bulletproofing”. We are also asked if we can just remove the DPF filter for a customer or get rid of the “junk” the EPA has burdened the diesel industry with. If you want the short answer: No. We…