Author: Eric Lay

We’ve assembled a list of the top 10 tips for diesel mechanics. This list contains practical tips to help you get started as a mechanic or improve your existing skills!   Choate Engineering Performance is here to help with all your diesel engine needs. Call us at (901) 553 – 9847 or drop us a […]

Are you a diesel owner that’s fed up with your turbo lag? You’re not alone. The turbo lag that comes with using the factory turbo can hurt your take-off and, ultimately, your fuel economy.   At Choate Engineering Performance, we use only the highest-quality materials (and that’s why our turbochargers last so long) to give […]

If you’re looking to get a new Ford truck, you might be wondering if you should upgrade it with the Choate’s 6.7 Powerstroke Cass-quatch engine. This engine has been highly praised by many in the community. This 6.7 Powerstroke upgrades the stock engine to a high-performance beast.   At Choate Engineering Performance, our professional diesel […]

If you’re planning a long road trip, you’ll need to make sure that your truck has the performance to get you where you need to travel. And if your diesel engine isn’t running at its peak, it might not be able to handle all of that extra weight.    If you’re looking for a company […]

Sudden failure of CP4 diesel engine injection pumps can be expensive, not to mention inconvenient. If your vehicle has failed to start or is refusing to run normally, you’ll want to figure out why that is so you can get back on the road as soon as possible.  Get your vehicle road-ready with a team […]

6.7 Powerstroke has the reputation of being tough, powerful, and strong. However, there are times that Powerstroke owners need to replace your 6.7 due to catastrophic engine failure. Therefore, we have taken the stock version to our Choate Engineering Performance level and compared two of our most popular builds, the Daily Driver and the Workhorse. […]

In diesel engines, the rocker arm is a reciprocating lever that transfers pushrod motion to a valve stem. And in the event of rocker arm failure, it’s not uncommon for the engine to frequently stall or completely stop working until you replace the damaged rocker arm.  Rocker failure is typically caused by improper heating treatment […]

With the rising fuel prices in recent months, diesel engine truck owners are finding ways to improve their vehicle’s fuel efficiency. Fortunately, doing so doesn’t always involve expensive modifications but rather just some simple tricks that neither cost a dime nor involve some complex instructions.  At Choate Engineering Performance, we have a team of diesel […]

Diesel engines are different from gasoline and electric engines, not just in performance but also in maintenance and repairs. Consequently, you need to find a good mechanic familiar with this piece of machine known for its high torque, making it popular among people who need load and off-road trucks.   Visit Choat Engineering Performance if you […]

Thanks to the 6.4L Powerstroke’s K16 high-pressure fuel pump, it can accommodate up to 20% more fuel flow than most diesel engines. Yet, despite this benefit, it remains one of the most hated engines in the market because of its susceptibility to failures and chafing on the fuel pump harness. To solve this problem, Choate […]

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