One of the most popular performance upgrades available in Edmonton for diesel engines are EGR and DFP deletes! These aftermarket kits remove factory-installed components that limit performance and fuel economy in diesel engines.
Two of the most common delete kits are EGR deletes and DPF deletes.
Park Muffler is Alberta’s premier automotive repair shop and our team of expert technicians specializes in everything from improved acceleration to better fuel economy. If you are ready to unlock your vehicle’s power and performance, consider getting an EGR or DFP delete. We offer a variety of performance upgrades in the Edmonton area!
Not sure the difference is between the two? What have you covered:
EGR stands for exhaust gas recirculation which refers to an engine system that reduces a vehicle’s nitrogen oxide exhaust emissions.
The EGR may limit the amount of exhaust your vehicle releases into the atmosphere, but it actually increases the soot accumulated in your engine. This soot accumulation can lower your engine’s efficiency by up to 3%! This results in a 3% increase in fuel consumption in order for your engine to maintain the same amount of power. EGRs can also cause other issues such as sticky valves, leaky cylinders, cracked engine components, and coolant problems – just to name a few.
An EGR delete works by bypassing the system, causing your vehicle to run cooler while increasing the engine’s lifespan. It improves the overall performance of your vehicle.
DPF stands for diesel particulate filter, which is a filter that captures and stores exhaust particulates such as carbon in order to reduce diesel emissions.
Unfortunately, the DPF can also take a major toll on your engine and reduce your vehicle’s fuel economy – by up to 30%! Because the DPF is a filter, it can get clogged over time. You will notice a significant decrease in your vehicle’s already limited performance when this happens. While you can clean the DPF, this is not always practical or affordable. In some cases, the DPF can get so clogged that it must be replaced altogether, which can cost thousands of dollars. If left as is, a clogged DPF can cause significant engine damage.
Many Edmonton drivers opt to install a DPF delete in order to increase horsepower, performance, and torque. Following a DPF delete, drivers notice a major increase in power, fuel mileage, and engine lifespan.
EGR or DPF: Which One Should I Delete First?
Most drivers in Alberta prefer to have both systems removed from the truck at the same time. However, time and budget may make this difficult. If you are interested in having both the DPF and EGR removed, it’s important to consider which one you should have done first.
Removing the DPF first will offer the most benefits right away by reducing exhaust temperature and backpressure. You’ll also notice immediate improvements in horsepower and overall performance. However, EGR deletes are usually less time-consuming than DPF deletes and the EGR can sometimes be disabled using software instead of performing a complete removal. Performing an EGR delete first may not yield you immediate benefits, but it can be ideal if you plan to delete the DPF later.
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If you’re ready to improve your truck’s efficiency and performance, book your appointment with Park Muffler! Our team of expert technicians service vehicles in Sherwood Park, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, and Northern Alberta. We offer professional EGR and DPF deletes along with other performance upgrades to maximize your vehicle’s potential!