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 […]

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 […]

Dodge Cummins Intercooler Boots and Upgrades

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Are your intercooler boots & hoses blowing off? This is a common problem with the Ram Diesel especially for those who love high boost pressure. Stock intercooler boots & hoses have been blowing off at as little as 25 PSI which can ruin your day if you are racing at the track or pulling that […]

Superchips 3705 Chart and Installation

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Rim Fit

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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, […]

Hunting For Horsepower by Alligator Performance

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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 […]

Installing Upfitter Switches in 2005 and Newer Ford Super-Dutys

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If you want to add a few aftermarket options to your new Ford Super Duty, Ford Motor Company makes things easy for you. One of the options you can select from the factory is the “UPFITTER SWITCH” option. This is a bank of four switches, with fuses and associated relays, that provide two 30 amp […]

Blue Chip Installation

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Installation Directions for the Blue Chip Wizard Fuel Management System For the 1998-2002 Dodge For this installation you will need: a ratchet with extension, a 10mm socket, (17 and 19 mm wrenches for 2000 and up trucks only),a 13 mm wrench or socket, an 11mm or 7/16 deep socket or wrench, an electric drill with […]

China can make things cheaper than the US – Here’s How!

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Ever Wonder How China makes Stuff Cheaper than us? China needs “fair trade” instead of “free trade,” and maybe the greater profit margins will make room for OSHA, EPA, and some of the other trappings that make America great! The Construction Site Hard Hat The Dust and Particle Free Breathing Apparatus OSHA Approved Scaffolding And […]

Bosch P7100 Fuel Pump Diagrams

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Air Dog Install Manual

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[thanks to Air Dog] Click the link for the pdf version of the Air Dog Installation manual for the 24V CTD. Air Dog Installation manual

Fuel Filter Usage

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Here’s a photo showing the condition of my original fuel filter after 24,000 miles – never been changed to this point since new: The photo is a bit misleading the overall condition of the old filter is actually not bad at all – lots whiter down in between the pleats than can be seen here, […]

Repair Under Hood Weatherstripping

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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 […]

Efficient Engine Montoring

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PYRO: Temperatures will vary whenever the throttle is moved or the terrain changes. The peak number is the most important while towing, the ISB can be safely run up to 1450 for short bursts and 1350 all day long. This number is strongly affected by modifications weather it be Air flow or Fuel delivery. If […]

Adjusting Rear Drum Brakes

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For trucks equipped with drum brakes there are a multiple of ways to adjust them. You should be able to get them to adjust automatically by using one of the procedures below. None of them work on my truck and I have to adjust mine manually. I even put all new hardware kits on and […]

Triple Turbos on a Powerstroke Diesel

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THREE Turbos on a PSD!?! Well, it just had to be done. And it was a lot easier the second time around! Click HERE to see the build-up of the Twins. Much the same work and process was involved to create Stage 3, HT4B into HT3B into OEM Garrett. I really don’t know what to […]