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 […]

24V Cummins Engine Diagram

24V Engine Diagram [click on image for larger version]

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 […]

The Dodge Diesel Mystery Switch

These instructions for the mystery switch are for the 47RH not the 47RE. The later transmission control has a relay that has to be removed and the load pins jumped. The ’96 and later also have more than one orange with black tracer wires on the PCM. There are 2 (two) options you have between […]

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 […]

Ford 7.3L Diesel Fuel Tank Vent Mod

About one month after I completed the extraction and re-installation of the PSD from my truck, necessitated to replace a rusted out oil pan, I noticed diesel fuel on the floor of my garage under the rear of my truck.  Sure enough the steel rear fuel tank had also rusted through.  Why in the world […]

Dodge Diesel Drive Belt Diagram

Location Description 1 Water Pump 2 Belt 3 Tensioner 4 3/8 Hole For Working Tensioner 5 Mount Bolt [thanks to BH used with permission]

Why the Big Change?

It has been two years – sorry for the long delay in getting the site back up. We changed our minds several times on how we were going to rebuild – the rest of the time, we were just too darn busy. The old DieselDatabase.com sites revolved around aliased URLs (cumminsdatabase.com, powerstrokedatabase.com, duramaxdatabase.com, peterbiltdatabase.com, and […]

Pyrometer Installation

See Universal Installation Guide for Installation on Turbo Down Pipe 1. Remove turbo from exhaust manifold. 2. Stuff a small shop towel or rag 4 to 5 inches into the rear exhaust manifold passage (see pic below) through the turbocharger mounting flange. This is to prevent chips from entering the manifold while drilling and tapping. […]

Stewart Warner B757 Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B757 Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet Stewart Warner B757 Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Stewart Warner B753 Pillar Pod Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B753 Pillar Pod Install Sheet Stewart Warner B753 Pillar Pod Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner sw-performance.com used with permission]

Dodge Truck Front Disc 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 […]

Custom Fuel System

Bigger injectors require more fuel. Lots more fuel than what the oem system can put out. And the OEM stuff has many faults, which just makes it that much more appealing to replace the whole darn system! I was planning on doing some work to the truck and I knew it would be laid up […]

Dodge Cummins 12V Dowel Repair

Several people on the TDR website showed interest in learning more about the work involved in replacing a broken timing gear housing from damage caused by the upper dowel pin working its way loose. You first remove the bumper, fan, radiator and loosen the A/C condenser. It is possible to remove the intercooler without breaking […]

Vulcan Performance Fueling Upgrade Installation

Work Performed on 2002 CTD My truck has an existing Carter Pusher Pump. I’m using the Vulcan Kit to Replace all the restrictive banjo Fittings and fuel lines. Estimated Time of completion : 3 Hrs Kit includes: Stainless Steel Vulcan Full Flow Fittings, Vulcan integrated fuel pressure adaptor (00-02 only), 30R7 fuel line, extended pump […]

Velvet Ride Shackles

Velvet Ride Shackles, made by BF Goodrich Aerospace, are designed to replace the rear spring shackle, and create a more comfortable, less buck-board feel ride by absorbing some of the harsh bouncing of the stiff heavy duty springs. They basically use a rubber torsion device inside of the shackle.  I bought mine from 4 Wheel […]