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 […]

Glossary of Diesel Terms

2WD – Only one pair of wheels are driven by engine power 4WD – One or both pairs of wheels are driven by engine power. 454 CUBIC INCH – Large gasoline engine option available in full size Chevy/GMC Trucks and Motorhomes. 460 CUBIC INCH – Large gasoline engine option available in full size Ford Trucks […]

Air Dog Install Manual

[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

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement

[A] Gently pry up on the little tap this will release a small piece of metal that just slides under the gear. After clip is released you will have to pry the WSW bottom off the gear this is the bad part — took longer to get the WSW off the gear then it did […]

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 […]

12V Cummins Fuel System Diagram

Here is a diagram for the 12V Dodge Cummins Fuel System. [Click on image for larger version]

Turbo Horsepower

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 […]

Stewart Warner B806 Exhaust Temp Gauge Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B806 Exhaust Temp Gauge Install Sheet Stewart Warner B806 Exhaust Temp Gauge Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

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 […]

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 […]

Twin Turbos on a Powerstroke Diesel

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. […]

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 […]

4 Inch Aftermarket Exhaust Installation

In the shop, ready to get started. The original tailpipe. This picture clearly shows the difference in size between the old exhaust, and the new! The setup for the new exhaust, showing the front aftermarket 14 inch long anti-drone muffler, and the standard muffler further down – both are straight-thru design mufflers. A view from […]

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 […]

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

Inspecting the Water Pump Weep Hole on Dodge Diesel Trucks

Use a pipe cleaner or a piece of wire to knock scale and dirt from the water pump weep hole. 1st and 2nd generation (every 12000 miles): 1: From above and just in front of the alternator pulley, look down to the water pump. 2: The weep hole is at about the 7:00 position, below […]