Engine replacement, repair and maintenance

Progressive Diesel is family-owned and operated business founded by Red and Lisa McIlvane in 1996 to repair and service Marine and Industrial Diesel Engines with Red being a diesel mechanic since 1973. Progressive Diesel constantly strives to maintain the highest degree of Honesty and Integrity with its customers and to the work being performed. Progressive Diesel provides the highest quality work at reasonable rates and because of the efficiency of their operations, most times they can offer rates substantially less than their competitors. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch. 

We at Progressive Diesel believe in customer satisfaction and give you a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all repairs and parts. We're ready to travel all over the world for our customers.


Our team members have several years of experience with various diesel engines to provide for you. Whether you require repair, service or parts, our team stands ready to serve you with reasonable rates and fast, professional service. 


Come see for yourself why we are well known in the Diesel engine community. 

With over 100 years of experience, 2 cycle Detroit Diesels are our specialty.

Who We are:

about us

why choose us

" A voice you can trust."

Progressive Diesel Red, Inc.

Owner - Lisa McIlvane

Managing Partner - Grant Garnett

Lead Mechanic - Leo Olguin

Service Manager - Kelly Shannon

Parts Manager - Jamie Seeberger​

Accounting Manager - Barbara Garnett