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 […]

Repair Under Hood Weatherstripping

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 […]

Dodge 12V Cummins Fuel Shutdown Solenoid

To check the fuel solenoid adjustment: 1. Turn the key on but do not bump the starter 2. Get under hood and pull up the solenoid by hand (it will stay up when you let go). 3. Measure from the bottom of the solenoid mounting bracket to the top of the lever pin as shown […]

Stabilizer Kit

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 […]

12V Cummins Thermostat Replacement

Symptom/Condition: The vehicle may not warm completely, especially in cold ambient temperatures. This condition may be due to a thermostat that is stuck in the partial open position by debris in the cooling system. NOTE: THE COOLING SYSTEM USED ON THE CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINE EQUIPPED VEHICLES PROVIDES THE CAPACITY AND PROTECTION OF THE HIGHER GVWR […]

Rim Fit

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, […]

12V Cummins Governor Spring Kit

CAUTION:If you intend to operate the engine over 3200 rpm, you should replace the engine valve springs with a heavy-duty type. If you do not have heavy-duty exhaust springs installed please call PDR for further instructions. Estimated completion time: (First time installer) 1.5 hours Things you will need to complete this project: 1. 7/16″ deep […]

Propane Kit Comparison

When Propane is added to the air intake usually the horn it ensures that all the Diesel is turned into Power. When propane is used properly, it will keep your engine cleaner with less carbon buildup and cleaner oil. Propane is a high-octane fuel and burns slower and longer therefore, propane will help diesel burn […]

1999 24V Lift Pump Replacement

Procedures for a 1999 Ram NOTE: You may be able to improve this but this is exactly what we did and changed two pumps in less that two hours) TOOLS: 17 mm wrench & socket, 10 mm wrench & socket, 7/16 socket, 1/2 inch socket. Lay a non-conducting material over the battery posts (fender cover, […]

Dodge 12V Cummins Throttle Cable Replacement

Throttle cable failure has been common on 1994 – 1998 12 valve diesel engines, usually after about 30,000 miles on the cable. I am now on my third cable, and am curious to see if the new design will be more reliable. Twice I have managed to replace my cable in the nick of time […]

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 […]

Dodge Cummins Intercooler Boots and Upgrades

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 […]

Service Record Spreadsheet

Click the link below for the Excel version of Service Record Spreadsheet Service Record Spreadsheet [thanks to WBUSA used with permission]

Universal Joint Replacement

Work Performed on an ’03 CTD The ujoint pictured below is the factory joint that I just took out. My rear drive shaft was replaced the 1st time to the dealer under warranty. Then they replaced the ujoints again after that, making a total of 3 sets of factory joints within 75,000. When I first […]

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