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 […]

Triple Turbos on a Powerstroke Diesel

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 […]

Performance Chip Comparisons

Fueling and Timing Boxes Etc… Edge Products ( Edge has a variety of products to unleash the potential of this monster delivering gains up to 120 horsepower and up to 350 foot pounds of torque. The Edge Comp module maximizes engine efficiency by monitoring the RPM, timing, turbo boost pressure and fueling parameters. The module […]

Cummins Governor Spring Replacement Aid

Here’s the dust cover that needs to be removed to access the governor springs Once the dust cover is removed you’ll need to turn the motor over till a set of springs is lined up perfectly in the opening … there are 2 sets of springs they are mounted opposite of each other Here’s how […]

A Good Chain Can Make All The Difference

I cannot describe the feeling but I know you’ve felt it before. The feeling you get when you know something is enormously wrong but just before the full impact hits you. It was only five fifteen but it was dark outside. I stepped outside my truck and was looking back at the trailer. From where […]

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 […]

12V Cummins Governor Lever Adjustment

Here is the ins and outs of the secret governor lever adjustment This is a cut away view of the governor of a P7100 pump. Notice how the lever hit the cam plate flush at the very bottom edge. To check your adjustment the throttle lever needs to be moved until the lever just touches […]

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

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 […]

APPS Repair

This guide addresses the construction, possible disassembly, and possible repair of erratic or failed APPS units. These throttle control units, APPS (Accellerator Pedal Position Sensor), most frequently seem to fail or become erratic in operation due to deteriorating contact between internal rotating fingers and the resistance track they ride on inside the APPS unit, causing […]

Anti-Freeze Replacement

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Efficient Engine Montoring

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 […]

P7100 Plunger Lift Timing

Bosch P7100 Lift Specs (mm) P7100 Pumps Only Tolerance for Plunger Lift Timing is +/- 0.1mm ( Use CPL number from engine data plate ) Engine Model B5.9160hpExcept CPL 1968 B5.9160hpCPL 1968 Only B5.9180hp B5.9215hp B5.9California CPL Numbers 1549, 15501551, 15521553, 18151816, 19591839 1968 2022, 2174 2023, 2175 1863 Static InjectionTimingdegrees BTDC Lift in mm […]

Dodge Diesel Injector Comparisons

By popular demand our customers have asked us to show a comparison between the Bosch 275hp RV injector and the Diesel Dynamics True Torque II injector series. This graph shows typical gains with the 275hp RV injectors and DD stages 1,2, and 3. This is a graph of a 99 Cummins Ram with Std Transmission. […]

Dodge Stock Horsepower Chart

Here’s the stock Horse Power Rating for Cummins / Ram Trucks Year Transmission Stock HP 1994 Auto 160 1994 Manual 175 1994 1 Ton 240 1995 Auto 160 1995 Manual 175 1996 Auto 180 1996 Manual 215 1996 California 180 1997 Auto 180 1997 Manual 215 1997 California 180 1998 12V Auto 180 1998 12V […]