Diesel owners often have a vocabulary all their own, with words like urea and stiction regularly coming up in any diesel conversation.

But perhaps the most important term you’ll hear in regard to diesel fuel is “cetane.”

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To that end, the team over at Hot Shot’s Secret made this short video that’ll delve into plenty of detail on the topic. Even better, this video talks about a fuel’s cetane rating, how it is assigned, and how it affects the performance of your diesel engine. While you’ve probably heard the word cetane before, it’s critical that you know exactly what it means.

The video’s only about two and a half minutes long, and the Hot Shot’s Secret folks have packed it full of good information for the diesel crowd. Check it out:

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