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 […]

Gauge Installation Prep

This is a NEW USERS guide to gauge install preparation. I wish that I had something similar to this when I started this project. So I have assembled the information in this document with the goal of helping people to prepare for installing gauges. Some of This information has been obtained from Turbo Diesel Registry […]

Ford 7.3L Engine Removal – The REAL How To

After replacing my rear axle cover due to rust through, I noticed severe rust on the engine oil pan. I’ve had experiences with rusted oil pans in the past and knew this had to be taken care of soon, or I’d be doing it in the middle of an Ohio winter. Early October, 2001, I […]

Dodge Cummins Under Hood Mods

Click picture for a full size view. Click on the product titles below for a link to a dealer OuterWears FAQs (Questions About Prefilters) Why do I need a Pre-Filter? How does a Pre-Filter work? Will adding a Pre-filter reduce my airflow or horsepower? Will the Pre-Filters work on paper filters? How much dirt will […]

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 B774 In-Dash Mount Bracket Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B774 In-Dash Mount Bracket Install Sheet Stewart Warner B774 In-Dash Mount Bracket Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner 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 […]

Cummins Valve Cover Replacement

Here’s the Stocker And here’s the Bombed Valve cover Available Here at the Database: check the marketplace :: Bob Wagner The only tools you’ll need is a 1/4 inch drive ratchet and a 10 MM socket Really clean up the stock valve cover you do not want anything to fall down in to the valves […]

Ram Diesel Lift Pump Replacement

Tools needed: 7/16 or 11mm socket – for boost tube clamps 10mm socket – for lift pump bolts 14mm socket – for fuel filter canister 3/8 ratchet 6″ 3/8 extension 3/8 universal joint – makes filter nut easier 3/4″ open end wrench – for fuel inlet nut 14mm open end wrench – for fuel outlet […]

Diesel Filter Water Sediment Drain

Drain the water and sediment from the separator each time the fuel tank is filled. Shut off the engine. Manually open the drain valve until clear fuel is visible. Top Load Filter Type (1) Pull up on the drain valve lever until fluid drains out of the drain tube. If nothing comes out of the […]

Clamp On Isspro Thermocoupler

Locate the pipe running from the exhaust manifold on the drivers side over to the turbo. About 2″ above where this pipe attaches to the exhaust manifold a hole can be drilled to accommodate the thermocouple. Start with a small drill bit and work up to 1/4″ one bit size at a time making sure […]

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 […]

Pump Diagnosis

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24V CTD Valve Lash Limits

Spec Intake Exhaust Minimum 0.152 mm (0.006 inch) 0.381 mm (0.015 inch) Standard 0.254 mm (0.010 inch) 0.508 mm (0.020 inch) Maximum 0.381 mm (0.015 inch) 0.762 mm (0.030 inch) Adjustments should only be performed when the engine coolant temperature is less than 60°C (140°F).

Bronco Fuel Tank Mod

When I upgraded my Fuel System pick-ups and returns, and try to plumb a balance line between the front and rear tanks. I found out that the Broncos used a single 33 gallon rear mounted tank. With the combined capacity of about 38 gallons using the OEM F-series tanks, I figured I could loose the […]

Dodge Truck Front Disk Brake Replacement

Work Performed On: 2002 CTD Estimated time of Completion: 2 Hrs Parts Required: Brake Shoes, Brake Cleaner, Brake Fluid, Little Helper Tools Required: 1/2 Inch Drive Ratchet, Cheater Pipe, 2 Extensions, 15/16 6 pt Socket, 7/32 Allen Wrench, 16 MM 12 pt Socket, Big Strait Screw Driver, Floor Jack, Penetrating Oil, 3/8 inch wrench Product […]