Post Your Successful Diesel Mods At Dieseldatabase

Have you completed a successful mod on your diesel truck? and did you take pictures and discovered tips that might help others? Your post is welcome here. All you have to do is register on this site. Then contact us via the the contact form on the ABOUT page (see menu), letting us know you […]

Cummins 12V Idle Adjustment

Adjusting the idle speed on the diesel engine is not difficult. The adjustment is located on the driver side of the injector pump near the rear of the pump. You will need a 10 mm wrench. Correct speed is: 1994-1998 with AT – in drive with AC on 750 -800 RPM 1994-1998 with manual in […]

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Heated Tow Mirror Swap

You need to have the bases from an 2nd gen. tow mirror equipped truck. Then purchase a set of Power/heated tow mirrors from a 3rd gen truck, you can get them in a kit (which is both mirrors, you will still need to buy a switch, knob and nut) Once you have all four mirrors, […]

Turbo Charger Swap Guide

Completion time : 1 Hour HX35 12 CM HX35-21CM The following guide details the swap out between a modified HX35 with a 21CM Housing to a HX35 With a 12 CM Housing. The work is being done on a 2002 CTD. After Removing the Air Filter and hose…. Step 1 : Disconnect the Inter Cooler […]

Ford 6.0L Intercooler Swap for the 7.3L Powerstroke

The swap is relatively inexpensive and not to time consuming. Used 6.0 intercoolers can be had on eBay for around $100-$125. The 6.0 IC is about 30% larger than the 7.3. The original 7.3 PSD intercooler measures 30x18x2 and the 6.0 PSD is 30x21x2.25. One thing you should be aware of before you stat taking […]

12V Cummins TPS Adjustment

Caution: Before testing the TPS, verify that the engine is set at correct low idle speed. 1- After Confirming the correct linkage adjustment and idle speed , proceed to the following. 2- Attach a Paper Clip into the center terminal of the TPS electrical connector. Do not remove the connector from the TPS for this […]

Dodge Gear Speed Calculator

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Dodge Cummins 12V Dowel Repair

Several people on the TDR website showed interest in learning more about the work involved in replacing a broken timing gear housing from damage caused by the upper dowel pin working its way loose. You first remove the bumper, fan, radiator and loosen the A/C condenser. It is possible to remove the intercooler without breaking […]

Dodge Towing Specifications

When Equipped with Cummins Turbo Diesel Dodge RAM 2500 RAM 2500 Reg Cab 4×2 Long Bed Quad Cab 4×2 Short Bed Quad Cab 4×2 Long Bed Trans/Axle GCWR Payload Curb Wt Tow Wt Payload Curb Wt Tow Wt Payload Curb Wt Tow Wt A4/3.55 16,000 3,120 5,679 10,150 2,820 5,981 9,850 2,700 6,096 9,750 A4/4.10 […]

Turbo Comparisons

When in the process of bombing a CTD you will have to increase your fuel. With the increase of fuel comes an increase in heat. You can safely run 1200° once in a while but major failure can occur if your running at high heat conditions for a period of time. To keep things cooled […]

Cummins Motor Parts and Prices

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Hunting For Horsepower by Alligator Performance

It was a busy Saturday. Trucks were lined up in the vacant lots behind Alligator Performance waiting to get dyno’d. This was Alligator Performance’s first event – and for a small, relatively new company, this was a big event. Alligator Diesel Performance opened their doors in Las Vegas in 2005. In 2009, they moved to […]

Cummins Diesel Fan Belt Replacement

1. Remove the belt by inserting the drive nose of a 3/8″ ratchet into the square hole in the idler pulley. Use the ratchet to unload the idler tension from the belt by rotating the ratchet counterclockwise as viewed from the front of the engine. The best position for the ratchet is almost straight up […]

On Board Air Tank

It’s always handy to have compressed air with you for filling your flat tires, other people’s flat tires, air horns, blowing mulch or straw out of your bed, the list can go on and on.  I use compressed air mainly for my air horns. I’ve had a 9 gallon air tank in my aluminum bed […]

Cummins Valve Cover Replacement

Here’s the Stocker And here’s the Bombed Valve cover Available Here at the Database: check the marketplace :: Bob Wagner The only tools you’ll need is a 1/4 inch drive ratchet and a 10 MM socket Really clean up the stock valve cover you do not want anything to fall down in to the valves […]