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  • Diesel Fuel and the Refinery Process

    Learn how crude oil is transformed into different types of fuel, and in this case, diesel fuel. CONVERTING CRUDE OIL All petroleum based products start as crude oil. Crude oil is a naturally occurring liquid made up of different kinds of hydrocarbons that are formed in chains of varying lengths. Through a process called...
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  • Preventative Anti-Gels - Don’t Forget!

    Preventative anti-gels must be used before gelling occurs. To ensure a Preventative anti-gel works properly there is an important rule to keep in mind. Diesel Fuel cannot be at or below the cloud point when Preventative anti-gel is added. There are two reasons for this: (1) If the fuel is cold and wax...
  • Customer Spotlight - Chris Snyder

    REGARDING XPD AND BOOST! PRODUCTS: "I do want to say that I have a lot of work done to my truck, and I refuse to put fuel in it without adding Opti-Lube additives into it. In a previous life, I was a Ford diesel mechanic, specializing in the 6.0 in ambulance and construction vehicle...
  • Upcoming Events for Spring 2017

    We are only a few months away from camping season! Looking for some cool new accessories or maybe even a new RV? Come see what there is at the 2017 Quartzsite, AZ and Salt Lake City, UT RV shows this January and February. Whether you drive a Motorhome or pull your RV...
  • Grease - Aren't they all the same?

    Here at Opti-Lube we are committed to finding and providing the best quality grease we can to our customers without them getting a loan to purchase it. We researched, tested, and sampled numerous greases in order to find a superior one that we can all afford. Before the search, we...
  • Dealer Spotlight - Synthetic Motorsports

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AN OPTI-LUBE DEALER? We started carrying Opti-Lube products in 2013. WHAT IS YOUR #1 SELLING ITEM? XPD Formula is our number one selling item. HOW DO I ORDER FROM YOU? You can order online at: www.syntheticmotorsports.com We are based in Kathleen, Georgia. HOW LONG DOES IT TYPICALLY TAKE...
  • Ford 6.0L Power Stroke Issues - Why?

    At Opti-Lube we hear a lot about injection problems and failures in the 6.0L Power Stroke. The question is why? 3 MAIN ISSUES - DESIGN, LACK OF MAINTENANCE, AND PILOT INJECTION Two reasons for issues are the design the injectors in the 6.0L and lack of proper maintenance. Many people do not realize...
  • New Product Announcement: Opti-Lube Pure Cetane!

    Opti-Lube Pure Cetane, as the name suggests, Boosts Cetane! Opti-Lube is committed to helping you reach any diesel fuel goal. Whether it be increased lubricity, improved emissions, or increased performance, Opti-Lube has got your back. Pure Cetane was designed with performance and competition in mind. Though not something you would run everyday, Pure Cetane will give you the ‘edge’ your...
  • Why the switch? Direct vs. Common Rail Injection

    Direct injection has been used in diesel engines since the mid-1950s. These powerful systems were by far the most commonly used system for decades. So why do we now see the switch to Common Rail Injection systems? Lets consider a general working overview of both systems. DIRECT INJECTION - Direct injection systems pump diesel...

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