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 Piston Specs

Descriptions Specifications Piston Skirt Diameter 101.864 – 101.88 mm / 4.0104 – 4.011 in Ring Grove Clearance Intermediate Oil Control     0.095 mm / 0.0037 in 0.085 mm / 0.0033 in Top Ring 0.35 – 0.45 mm / 0.014 – 0.0177 in Intermediate 0.85 – 1.15 mm / 0.0334 – 0.0452 in Oil Control […]

Waste Gate Mods

The simple explanation: a waste gate limits the maximum boost generated by the turbocharger. How it works and what it does: The waste gate uses a pressure activated diaphragm and rod to operate an exhaust bypass around the turbocharger and thus limit the maximum boost that the turbocharger can produce. This permits an engine manufacturer […]

Replacing Front Spring Bushings on a Ford Pickup

The factory Ford rubber spring bushings just didn’t last on my F-350, due in part to the heavy Power Stroke engine. The best replacement for these are urethane bushings. They last much longer and can come embedded with graphite for lubrication to eliminate squeaking. The best manufacturer of these urethane bushings is Energy Suspensions.  I […]

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 […]

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]

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 […]

Two Wheel Drive Low

The important thing is the 2 port vacuum switch…you need to get one that is ‘open’ when it’s in the off position so vacuum can flow through normally. I used a Nippondenso EGR vacuum switch for a Honda Civic. They never break! The rest of the parts list is simple and small: Rocker switch (I […]

FASS Install

This link is the pdf file for the FASS Install guide. [Thanks Diesel Performance Products] FASS Install

Transmission Pan Installation Guide

DODGE #727-D TRANSMISSION PAN Please read these instructions and parts list completely before installing this new transmission pan. Consult your owner’s or shop manual for transmission fluid requirements. TOOLS REQUIRED 1/2 socket wrench and driver (for removing the old cover) 1/4 allen bit with a 3/8 ratchet drive (1/4 allen key is furnished) 3/16 allen […]

Turning Up a P7100 Pump

The steps for turning up a P7100 pump are: 1) Remove your AFC Housing 2) Mod Your Fuel Plate either slide it forward or purchase a cut one 3) Adjust the governor lever to contact the fuel plate 4) Crank the star Wheel Towards the motor 5) Slide The AFC housing all the way forward […]

Stewart Warner B759 LED Light Kit Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B759 LED Light Kit Install Sheet Stewart Warner B759 LED Light Kit Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

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 […]

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 […]

Exhaust Stacks

I built this setup from scratch and ran it for only 1 month before removing and reinstalling my 4″ system. This system sounded very good but had some draw backs that I couldn’t live with including noise and smoke for passengers in the back and soot showers on startup after a rain or carwash (there […]

Dodge Cummins Ebrake ECM Hookup

Using the ECM to Control Non-Jacobs Exhaust Brakes You will need this pigtail to connect the brake wiring to the ECM. Cummins Part Number: 3824810 Connect the pigtail show above to pin 20 of the ECM Schematic for the Dodge/Jacobs e-brake system connected to the ECM You will need to adapt your e-brake installation to […]