Jaguar XJS to 6.5L Diesel Engine Swap

Volume 2 Issue 4 - Diesel Articles


Several years ago we rescued a red 1986 Jaguar XJS V12 two-door coupe from a barn in Kentucky. The Jaguar originally caught my eye in an internet auction. Weighing in just shy of four thousand pounds, the car was more than a little taxing on our standard car hauler.


Diesel Timing Your Cooling System?

Volume 2 Issue 4 - Diesel Articles


With a powerplant that only operates at 35% efficiency, losing three percent to diesel timing issues – a common occurrence – represents nearly 10% of available output... that is BIG. By itself, that three percent can reduce the speed of your truck on an extended grade enough so that the cooling system no longer receives sufficient air to fulfill the heat load rejection requirements of the cooling stack.


Heath Diesel 6.5 Land Speed Racer at Bonneville 2009

Volume 2 Issue 4 - Diesel Articles


What a year it has been for Heath Diesel! In spite of global economic conditions, we have continued to grow in support of the beloved 6.5L diesel and you, its owner. The 6265 6.5 diesel performance land speed racer was built to champion both this vintage truck and the 6.5L diesel engine which powers it for our customers around the world.


Duramax Fuel System for Dummies

Volume 2 Issue 4 - Diesel Articles


Perhaps one of the most misunderstood and redoubtable components of any diesel engine is the diesel fuel system. The electronically controlled, high-pressure, common-rail diesel fuel systems of today render most owners lost when attempting to comprehend just what occurs under the hood.



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