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Free Bottle of Alliant Power UltraGuard Limited Time Offer!

GCL Diesel is proud to carry a new addition to the team: Alliant Power UltraGuard is an all-season, multi-functional fuel treatment that provides complete fuel system and injector protection for ALL diesel engines. For a limited time, simply either Facebook Share, Tweet, or Instagram post a photo of your diesel vehicle with the hashtag #DieselUnderstood and then visit us at GCL …

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What the DPF?!?

Diesel Particulate Filters were introduced as away for the OEM to meet government mandated emission standards. Diesel particulates are trapped in the filter and build up over time. Most DPF systems require a “filter regeneration” which is a process that burns off the buildup of particulates in filter. This “regeneration” occurs while driving at highway speeds which can be a …

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GCL Diesel Holiday Hours

This holiday season GCL Diesel will be closed on the following days: Monday December 26th, 2016 Tuesday December 27th, 2016 Monday January 2nd, 2017 Happy Holidays from everyone at GCL Diesel!  We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year.

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GCL Diesel is Closed for the Remembrance Day Holiday

We will be closed Friday, November 11th, 2016 in honour of the Remembrance Day holiday, and will return to regular business on Monday, November 14th, 2016. We hope you take a moment to remember the men and women that have fought and continue to risk their lives for Canada. Sincerely, GCL Diesel.

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Closed for Thanksgiving 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! GCL Diesel will be closed Monday, October 10th, 2016 in celebration of Thanksgiving. We wish everyone a happy holiday! We will be back on Tuesday to help you with all your diesel needs. Thank you for your support!

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Bosch Departronic Video

The compact, maintenance-free Bosch Departronic enables the thermal regeneration of a particulate filter by burning off the stored particulate at a temperature of around 600°C. Via the targeted injection of diesel fuel into the exhaust gas prior to entering the oxidation catalyst, it thus helps to reduce the need for internal engine measures or even to avoid the need for …

FICM Friday

We have a great selection of pre programmed FICM’s in stock #FICMFriday 

Common Rail Injectors Explained

Increased government regulation and the push to lessen greenhouse gas emissions in recent years, has led to the modern high-pressure injection systems. Unit Injector and Common Rail design have transformed the plodding, black smoking, and inefficient diesels of yesterday into the sporty, fuel-efficient and clean diesel vehicles of today. This is the New Clean Diesel. The Common Rail system in …

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Bus fleet to be sold off, converted to diesel

Here’s an interesting article we wanted to share with you about B.C. Transit’s decision to sell off their hydrogen busses and go to clean, efficient diesel models. “According to Burnaby’s Ballard Power Systems, which manufactures fuel cell engines, Whistler’s hydrogen buses cost $1.34 per kilometre to maintain, versus 65 cents per kilometre for diesel-powered buses.” Click below to read the article: