Post Your Successful Diesel Mods At Dieseldatabase

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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 […]

Bosch VP44 Fuel Injection Pump Replacement

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This documentation is intended to be used as a visual overview only and is not meant to be used as a replacement for a service manual. Please consult your Dodge service manual for complete instructions on the removal and re-installation of an injection pump The truck in this project is a 2000 Dodge Ram 3500 […]

Dodge Cummins Fan Removal

The thread is left hand; from the front of the engine you turn the wrench to the right (toward the driver side). Do this when the engine is cool. Some people pull the entire fan/hub assembly out past the radiator shroud, others remove the fan first, then remove the hub. In many cases, a drift […]

Anti-Freeze Replacement

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From Steve St.Laurent : Here’s how I did mine and I got approximately 5.5 gallons into the system, first I opened the petcock on the radiator (turn it, then pull on it a little, turn, pull, turn, pull – until it starts draining), that will drain the fluid out of the overflow bottle, once the […]

Automotive Formulas

How To Calculate CFM: Engine size (CID) x maximum RPM / 3456 = CFM CFM @ 100% volumetric efficiency Cylinder volume (displacement): 3.1416 x bore x bore x stroke Compression ratio: Vi ñ V2(Where Vi is total volume of one cylinder and V2 is volume of space above piston at top of stroke) Brake Horsepower […]

Stabilizer Kit

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Complete stabilizer kit. (Patent Pending) ’94 to ’02 4wd model shown. This product will greatly reduce steering “wander” on your late model Dodge pickup. This unit will serve to eliminate sector shaft play in the steering box which is a large contributor to wandering and poor road feel. It also serves to minimize frame flex […]

Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet

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Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Cummins 12V Idle Adjustment

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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 […]

Twin Turbos on a Powerstroke Diesel

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A big thanks goes to John Anderson for being the Pioneer on this type of project and sharing his project with all of us. In that same spirit, I threw some pics into a collage to be able to share what I can now, until I can do a formal write up for this site. […]

Replacing Front Spring Bushings on a Ford Pickup

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The factory Ford rubber spring bushings just didn’t last on my F-350, due in part to the heavy Power Stroke engine. The best replacement for these are urethane bushings. They last much longer and can come embedded with graphite for lubrication to eliminate squeaking. The best manufacturer of these urethane bushings is Energy Suspensions.  I […]

Upgrading to 16cm Exhaust Housing

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With this guide we have a donor charger so Removal of the charger is not included Refer to the Charger Swap Guide for further information Completion time: Less than 2 Hours Here’s a 16cm Holset Exhaust Housing Here’s the Exhaust Gasket Here’s the Oil Return Line Gasket Here’s the donor charger This set up is […]

Dodge 24V Cummins Oil Vent Solutions

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Just Now dove in to modify my Oil vent which as you know is on the front…. on steep downhills, we lose a quart or 2 out the hose. ….. The solution is to make a vent on the valve cover like the N-14 Cummins has on the big truck I drive. First I ground […]

Dodge Cummins Cooling Capacity

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5.9 L CTD 22.7 L or 24 Quarts Includes 1 quart for reservoir

RV Summer Driving Tips

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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 […]

Stewart Warner B821 Quad Console Pod Install Sheet

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Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner Quad Console Pod Install Sheet Stewart Warner Quad Console Pod Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

12V Cummins Thermostat Replacement

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Symptom/Condition: The vehicle may not warm completely, especially in cold ambient temperatures. This condition may be due to a thermostat that is stuck in the partial open position by debris in the cooling system. NOTE: THE COOLING SYSTEM USED ON THE CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINE EQUIPPED VEHICLES PROVIDES THE CAPACITY AND PROTECTION OF THE HIGHER GVWR […]