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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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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 …

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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:

Now Available: New Stanadyne Diesel Fuel Additives!

GCL Diesel is proud to carry the latest in Stanadyne’s class-leading diesel fuel additives, including the new Performance Formula Warm Weather and the Performance Formula Injector Cleaner. To learn more about the complete line of Stanadyne’s diesel fuel additives, click the button below:   For a handy comparison chart of the complete line of additives, click the button below:

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1,000,000 kms and counting!

Roger Ficko’s truck has seen a few kilometres.  In fact, his 1999 Ford F250 7.3L Super Duty diesel has seen enough kilometres to have circled the Earth — 25 times!  What’s his secret?  Regular maintenance and always using Stanadyne Performance Performance Formula diesel fuel additive. Roger is a manager of business and product development with Advanced Trenchless which has him driving …

The Foremost Authorized Common Rail Repair Facility in Canada

GCL Diesel is the foremost Authorized Canadian Denso service facility in Canada. Denso Common Rail fuel systems can be found on numerous on and off highway applications such as Hino, John Deere, Isuzu and Komatsu to name a few. We offer full test, repair, and exchange service for Denso Common Rail Systems.