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Synthetic Oil VS. Regular Oil

Synthetic oil is an oil product that contains additional chemical ingredients that are not present in crude oils. These additional ingredients are synthesized or created artificially and added to petroleum as a means of meeting specific needs for lubrication.

Fully synthetic motor oils contain non-conventional, high-performance fluids and a system of additives that helps prevent wear, keeps engines clean, flows easily, maintains viscosity performance, prevents rust and reduces friction.

Using synthetic oil has many advantages associated with it. The addition of artificial ingredients also helps to ease the burden on diminishing crude oil reserves, making it possible to use natural oils much more efficiently. Using a synthetic product often minimizes the oil sludge issues in your truck especially in older vehicles. Synthetic oils also have a higher tolerance to heat and aging.

A major benefit of using synthetic oil is a more efficient performance when your trucks engine is started in cold weather. Petroleum-based motor oil thickens in cold temperatures, requiring the starter and battery to work much harder to start a cold engine. Synthetic oil is not as affected by low temperatures and begins to lubricate all the working parts much more quickly and efficiently than crude oil products would, thus lowering your chance of gumming and unnecessary wear on your trucks individual engine components.

Synthetic oil was originally developed as a way to deal with the shortage of crude oil products and is used more frequently today due to the better performance. During periods when the price of crude oil rises significantly, synthetic oils may also be a less expensive lubricant option to go with.

Advantages of Using Synthetic Oil:

  • Better low and high temperature viscosity performance
  • Improved fuel economy in most engines
  • Decreased evaporative loss
  • Better lubrication on cold starts
  • Resistance to oxidation, thermal breakdown and oil sludge problems
  • Oil changes are not needed as often because synthetic is more durable

Disadvantages of Using Synthetic Oil:

  • The cost is usually 2 to 4 times more than petroleum-based oils
  • The lower friction may make them unsuitable for break-in period
  • Potential decomposition problems in certain chemical environments
  • Potential stress cracking of plastic components like polypxymethylene (POM) in the presence of  polyalpholefins (POA’s)
  • Synthetics do not hold lead in suspension as well as mineral oil
  • Synthetic oils are not recommended in automotive rotary engines

Please Remember! Never dump your used motor oil in the trash, on the ground or down a sewer or storm drain!!!

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying Synthetic oil, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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ATS Diesel 5R110 Stage 4 Transmission Package with PTO

ATS Diesel Transmission Package

All ATS Ford PowerStroke® transmissions are designed to handle extreme power and heavy loads, and then dyno tested to ensure reliable functionality and high performance. ATS has a long history of working directly with racers, pullers and long-haulers to develop transmissions and components that work equally well for daily use and extreme applications.

Our engineers also analyzed original equipment manufacturer (OEM) transmission problems caused by high mileage and component failure, looking for ways to ensure longevity.

This approach helped us develop the strongest, most reliable transmissions available for your Ford diesel truck. ATS transmissions eliminate the factory weaknesses and design flaws, replacing them with engineering that works. We’re so confident, that all ATS transmissions are backed by the only 5-year, 500,000 mile warranty in the industry.

Features and Benefits:

  • Our fully re-manufactured, dyno tested ATS High Performance Valve Body
  • High Volume Pump
  • Heavy Duty Gear Train
  • Extreme Duty Clutch Pack
  • Other proprietary internal components
  • Deep transmission pan
  • High stress areas of case housing are reinforced
  • Critical bolt and thread holes are inserted
  • Valve Body surface is machined flat
  • Redesigned and calibrated hydraulic system
  • External surface of case is sealed

For customers pulling extreme loads or customers with high mileage transmissions, we recommend our high performance rebuilt transmission along with a Five Star Torque Converter. When looking for the ultimate in performance, combine the ATS Co-pilot Lockup Controller with the ATS HD Transmission and Torque Converter.

Includes:

  • ATS Built 5R110 Auto Trans w/ PTO
  • ATS 5 Star Viskus Clutch Drive Torque Converter
  • ATS Extra Deep Transmission Pan
  • ATS Billet Input Shaft
  • ATS Co-Pilot Transmission Controller
  • ATS Billet Flex Plate

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying ATS Ford PowerStroke® transmissions, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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ATS Diesel Aurora Twin (Compound) Turbo Kit

A combination of the Aurora 3000 and 5000 turbo systems, the ATS Diesel Aurora Twin (Compound) Turbo Kit is designed for a twin compound configuration. Each turbo complements the others performance, providing quick spool-up and delivering massive power. Using the existing Dodge Cummins® factory components, the compound turbo installs easily and without interference.

There are no welded flanges or pipes with ATS cast components. The custom-designed internal waste gate allows the large turbo to be securely mounted and center-lined with the factory exhaust. You don’t need additional equipment or components to use this system.

Features and Benefits:

  • A Combination of the Aurora 3000 and 5000 turbochargers
  • Designed for a twin compound configuration
  • Quick spool up
  • Delivers massive power
  • Uses the existing Dodge factory components to install without any interference
  • All cast components. No welded flanges or pipes
  • Large turbo securely mounted and center lined with the factory exhaust
  • No need to buy additional equipment or modify components

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying ATS Diesel Aurora Twin (Compound) Turbo Kit, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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ATS Diesel Twin CP3 Injection Pump Kit

 

 

The ATS Diesel Twin CP3 Kit for Dodge Cummins can be used on any Cummins motor ranging from a daily driver to competition use and is a MUST with high horsepower applications. A single CP3 injection pump can only supply a so much fuel before it becomes inefficient and unable to supply the commanded amount of fuel which causes both volume and pressure to drop. This will result in power loss, High EGT’s and decreased pump life.

Adding the ATS Twin CP3 Kit to your Cummins will supply the motor with the correct amount of fuel pressure that is being commanded by the ECM throughout the entire rpm range. ATS Twin CP3’s will flow enough fuel to allow the use of competition injector nozzles without setting a “Low Fuel Rail Pressure” code.

You do not have to sacrifice drivability for your horsepower needs with the ATS Twin CP3 kit.

Features and Benefits:

  • Increased fuel volume
  • Maintains stock fuel pressure
  • Increased performance
  • Increased reliability
  • Everything’s included for easy Installation

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying ATS Diesel Twin CP3 Kit, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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ATS Diesel TripleLok Torque Converter

The ATS Diesel Triple Lok Torque Converter uses an innovative fluid-assist technology. Fluid-coupling transfers more engine power to the transmission, through the torque converter.

Simply put, the Five Star Torque Converter’s efficient design equates to higher fuel economy, better performance and unsurpassed reliability.

Features and Benefits:

  • Backed by the only 5-year, 500,000 mile warranty in the industry.
  • Optimal stall speed – At low speeds, the Five Star™ Torque Converter has less effect on power transfer allowing for optimal stall speed.
  • Maximum torque multiplication – Unique five disc design provides a 100% mechanical bond during lock-up, ensuring no plate slippage even at power levels of 2000 + foot pounds of torque.
  • Extremely high efficiency – This revolutionary technology results in increased efficiency with less mechanical energy turned into heat; that means more power is transferred to the wheels.

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying ATS Diesel Triple Lok Torque Converter, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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BD Diesel X-Monitor 3-in-1 Digital Gauge Kit

X-Monitor 3-in-1 Digital Gauge Kit

The Original, Easy-To-Read, All-In-One Digital Gauge!

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Knowledge is power! If you tow, haul heavy loads or have added high-performance parts to your Ford Power Stroke, accurate monitoring is essential to engine and transmission life. The X-Monitor offers an easy-to-read digital display of the information you need most, like boost pressure, EGT Exhaust Gas Temperature and transmission temperature. Plus, you can set adjustable alarms for peak values — and recall them as well — with just the touch of a button. Pillar, dash and steering column mounts are available.

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ATS Diesel Plus Flow Wide Flange T4 Exhaust Manifold

ATS PulseFlow Exhaust Manifolds for your Dodge Cummins® diesel truck feature a multi-piece pulse flow design. Patented ball flange design. High-temperature coated. Manifolds come assembled, tapped for EGT sensor.

Turbocharger spools up sooner, for less exhaust back pressure and increased fuel efficiency. Eliminates shrinking, breaking, cracking and gasket problems. Check out our ATS Big Foot manifold for high-performance applications using large turbochargers.

Features and Benefits:

  • Designed to fit larger turbos
  • Increased reliability
  • Improved exhaust flow
  • Patented Ball Flange design
  • Won’t crack like stock manifolds
  • Includes everything you need for easy installation

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying ATS PulseFlow Exhaust Manifolds, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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ATS Diesel 4″ Dual Exhaust System Cat Back

An exhaust system is one of the first upgrades we recommend for improved performance and lower exhaust gas temperatures for your diesel truck. The muffler restrictions in factory systems remove noise, but create back pressure and raise exhaust temperatures. ATS Diesel Dual PulseFlow Exhaust Systems feature a “straight through” design. The ATS Diesel 4″ Dual Exhaust System Cat Back is a Dual-wound, triple-mesh fiber component allowing for maximum performance and awesome sound! Our exhaust systems can drop exhaust temperature as much as 200°F over the stock exhaust, with a 10-30+ horsepower gain.

If you have a dual stainless exhaust system, install our dual chamber muffler and benefit from twice the pressure drop, and even lower EGTs.

ATS PulseFlow exhaust systems feature: 4″ mandrel bent 409 stainless tubing from the turbo back. Over 1″ clearance down the back of the firewall. Polished stainless muffler. 5″ diameter, slash-cut end with radius roll, 24′ length, polished 304-type stainless tips that can be positioned to any custom length and clamped into position.

Features and Benefits:

  • “Straight Through” Design
  • Lower Exhaust Temperatures
  • Boost in Horse Power
  • Stainless Polished Finish

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ATS Diesel Co-Pilot Transmission Controller

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After the addition of the Co-Pilot transmission system, the clutch packs receive approximately 230 PSI, allowing the transmissions clutch packs to receive full line pressure (clamping force needed to apply the clutches) during high power situations. With the simple addition of our Co-Pilot transmission kit pushing the available line pressure to the clutch packs, we have designed a system that increases the torque capacity of the Allison transmission by over 200 foot pounds. This kit makes it possible to transfer 100% of the power developed by a modified engine to the rear wheels without causing the transmission to slip and the “fail safe” condition to occur.

When the ATS Billet transmission is installed in addition to the Co-Pilot, the clutch pack pressures are around 290 PSI during high power conditions which is a 170% hydraulic increase in torque capacity. This increased pressure is only in effect during high engine torque output unlike other mechanical kits that do not use electronic controls. This removes the concern of excessive pressure on vital transmission parts such as delivery rings, drums and shafts during normal operation. There were great concerns during development of this kit to ensure long transmission life along with providing great performance. If more holding force is needed beyond what this kit supplies, the Billet transmission is a better option.

Co-Pilot Features and Benefits:

  • Increases clutch pack apply pressure relative to boost, throttle position, and vehicle speed sensor
  • More effective than any “shift kit” – Pressure increases more than double what shift kits will do without harsh or erratic shifting!
  • Creates a more efficient power transfer by controlling torque converter lockup, which results in cooler transmission running temperatures
  • In-cab push button control (adjustable on-the-fly)
  • User selectable “Race Mode” which forces lockup after the 1-2 shift while maintaining full line pressure
  • Automatically controls an exhaust brake

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Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying Co-Pilot transmission system, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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ATS Diesel Head Stud Kit

This ATS Diesel Head Stud Kit is intended for extreme applications. 14mm, H-11, 240 KSI+. ATS Head Studs are a must when running a large turbo. Boost pressures above 45PSI can actually lift the heads causing a head gasket blowout and can be a real inconvenience.

ATS Head Studs are made from a very high quality and high strength H11 steel which will keep your Duramax’s heads where they belong even under high boost pressures. These head studs can be installed without removing the heads as long as the torque sequence and procedures are followed.

Features and Benefits:

  • Best for Running Large Turbo
  • Easy Install
  • High Strength H11 Steel

Give us a call at 714-848-2170 M-F from 8-5 PST – We will answer your questions regarding the ATS Diesel Head Stud Kit. Ask about Free Shipping!

Live locally? Feel free to stop by our location and meet us! OC DIESEL, INC. is located at 17242 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Suites A and B. In addition to carrying ATS Diesel Head Stud Kit, we have a full service shop staffed with knowledgeable technicians who are ready to squash any Diesel Repair issues.

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