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 […]

Edge EZ Module Manual

[thanks to Edge] Click the link for the pdf version of the Edge EZ Module Manual for the 24V CTD motor. Edge EZ Module Manual

Pyro Tap Help

Install Help. Note: Tap Size May Vary [thanks to DIS dieselpage.com used with permission]

Dodge Cummins HTT Manifold

After much reading of folks having troubles with the OEM manifold cracking and the bolts coming loose from expansion and contraction I decided it was time for me to go to a 3 piece manifold, I opted for the unit from High Tech Turbo and purchased one from my friend Lazer Bob in Colorado, The […]

Diesel Troubleshooting Chart

Complaint ————-> Probable Cause WillNotStart HardToStart StartsAndStalls DiesOnDeceleration RunsRough LackOfPower BlackSmoke WhiteSmoke Low Cranking Speed X X             Incorrect StartingProcedure X X             Some or All Glow Plugs Bad X X     X     X No Fuel to Cylinders X       […]

Rim Fit

I used fellow TDR member JPittinger’s advice and did the following: Jack up the vehicle, take off rear tires/rims, install 2 lug nuts to hold the drum on. Start the truck, put it in 1st and low range of the transfer case – this makes the drums turn REAL SLOW. If you have an auto, […]

Charger HP

The horsepower is calculated as a rough estimate using approx. 0.7*CFM=Race HP and 0.55*CFM=Daily HP. Turbo CFM Racing HP Daily HP HX35 600 420 330 HX40 800 560 440 T66 800 560 440 B1 900 630 495 H2E 1000 700 550 HX50 1000 700 550 HX55 1050 735 578 HT3B 1100 770 605 T76 1350 […]

24V Cummins Fueling System Diagram

1998 CTD No Description 1 Fuel Transfer (Lift) Pump 2 Fuel Return Line (to Fuel Tank) 3 Fuel Supply Line (Low Pressure, to Engine) 4 Fuel Heater 5 Water-in-Fuel (WIF) Sensor 6 Fuel Filter / Water Separator 7 IAT Sensor 8 Map (Boost) Sensor 9 Fuel Drain Manifold 10 CKP Sensor 11 CMP Sensor 12 […]

Control Module – ECMS

There are three computer modules which coordinate to control the Ram power train. Engine Control Module (ECM) – On the left side of the engine behind the fuel filter Fuel Injection Pump Control Module (FPCM) – On top of the injection pump Powertrain control module (PCM) – bolted to the Ram firewall under the hood […]

RV Summer Driving Tips

Summer is here and we all like to get away. But just getting in the RV and driving off can sometimes have its problems. Here are a couple suggestions to give your machine just a little bit more pickup and help remedy your overheating problems.   If you don't have one of those quarter million […]

Top 3 Floor Mats for your Diesel Truck

It doesn’t take long to figure out that not all floor mats and liners are the same. Some offer great protection from the elements such as mud, snow, grime and dust, while others offer almost none. If you work in construction or any kind of industry that leavers your boots a little muddy at the […]

Dodge Stock Tire Pressure

[click image to view larger] [thanks to klenger.net used with permission]

Vulcan Fittings

This is a comparison between a Vulcan fitting and your stock banjo set up. The Vulcan Fittings are CNC Stainless Steal and are avalible with a tap in them for running a Fuel Pressure gauge. Vulcans Fitting replace The Stock Banjo’s at the following locations : VP44 inlet Fuel Filter Housing Inlet Fuel Filter Housing […]

Repair Under Hood Weatherstripping

Tired of always finding the weather strip laying on top of the turbocharger in the engine compartment? A bead of silicone rubber RTV in the weatherstrip groove will keep the strip attached and eliminate the fire danger. Red RTV or high strength gray RTV is my favorite for this type of work. Black RTV would […]

12V TPS Wiring Diagram

For TPS adjustment, Joe G. suggested using a potentiometer in the ground circuit. I decided to try it and It really gives a much better range of adjustment than elongating holes in the TPS body. Here is a schematic drawing showing how to wire it. Using the above circuit, adjusting the potentiometer adds resistance to […]

Dodge Diesel Frantz Oil Filter

Significant interest, and LOTS of misconception surrounds bypass oil filters in general – and the Frantz TP filters especially, tho’ the same general construction is also used for the several paper towel bypass filters as well. Bypass oil filtration differs from the stock full-flow filters used on all modern engines, including our Cummins, in that […]