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5 Most Common Diesel Myths

December 12th, 2016 in category Diesel Center Blog
by Diesel Center

When you talk about diesel engines, many people still think of large old trucks or 4WD’s billowing out thick black smoke from a rusted old exhaust pipe.

Times have changed, and in this modern age, many diesel engines are being used everyday passenger vehicles. While popularity is increasing many people still have misconceptions about diesel engines and the ability for them to be used in everyday life.

So, what are the myths and what are facts? In this article, we’ll dive into some of the most common myths revolving diesel engines and their uses.

What is a Steinbauer PowerPedal & how does it benefit my vehicle?

August 2nd, 2016 in category Diesel Center Blog
by DCA Team

A Steinbauer PowerPedal is an electronic aftermarket accessory designed to improve the sensitivity of your vehicle's throttle response. By doing this, you'll feel an increase in throttle response, giving you low-end acceleration power when needed. Learn more..

Top 3 Fastest Diesel-Powered Cars

October 1st, 2015 in category Diesel Center Blog

We love our 4x4s here at Diesel Center Australia, we also have a huge passion for speed. While most diesel-powered vehicles are catered for off-roading, commercial transportation and heavy machinery, there is also a whole different side to the diesel automotive industry, and that's diesel-powered sport cars. 

5 Core Reasons Why You Should Consider Buying A Diesel-Powered Car

September 14th, 2015 in category Diesel Center Blog

Many people often associate the term "diesel cars" with a small SUV, ute or commercial work van. The reality is that diesel passenger cars are slowly becoming the preferred choice for many residential families due to the huge range of diesel benefits. The switch from running fuel to diesel has been happening for the past decade and with evolution of new diesel technology, it's becoming more apparent why more Australian families are choosing diesel.

Top 5: 4WD Fails

October 31st, 2014 in category Diesel Center Blog
by DCA Team

DCA has picked the TOP 5: 4WD Fails this week, check this out and see whats Number 1!

Diesel Center can recondition YOUR pumps!

October 30th, 2014 in category Diesel Center Blog
by DCA Team

Ever just wanted to recondition your current pump in your vehicle? Well DCA will tell you how that can be done.

Is Lexus Reconsidering Diesel to Drive up Sales?

July 10th, 2014 in category Diesel Center Blog
by Diesel Center

Lexus is considering adding a diesel model to its LX 4WD series for the Australian market in order to stir up interest and drive up lacking sales.The lack of diesel engines from Lexus in no doubt a key factor in Lexus seemingly losing battle against predominantly diesel-fueled European competitors, with diesel consistently on the rise in Australia as an alternative fuel to petrol.

How do Steinbauer Chips Actually Work? The Secrets of its Power

July 8th, 2014 in category Diesel Center Blog
by Diesel Center

What is it about Steinbauer chips that make them so different, yet so effective? We research the specifics of how Steinbauer’s power modules manage to improve performance without compromising fuel efficiency and rail pressure.

World's Fastest Diesel Car Announced - Is it Too Good to be True?

June 20th, 2014 in category Diesel Center Blog
by Diesel Center

Trident have announced a range of  three new diesel sportscars starting at a casual $162,000. For a two door, you might be expecting a little souped up 2 or 3 litre engine neatly fitted in it's slim frame.


Find out more about the diesel sportscar that sounds too good to be true.

What is ‘Core Exchange’ and How Does it Work?

May 20th, 2014 in category Diesel Center Blog
by Diesel Center

Our reconditioned parts come with Core Exchange - The Core Exchange (also phrased as a Core Charge, Service Exchange or anything similar) is essentially more of a refund, enticing our customers to send in their old, existing fuel pump or injector.