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 […]

Stewart Warner B749 Gauge Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B749 Gauge Install Sheet Stewart Warner B749 Gauge Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

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, […]

Anti-Freeze Replacement

From Steve St.Laurent : Here’s how I did mine and I got approximately 5.5 gallons into the system, first I opened the petcock on the radiator (turn it, then pull on it a little, turn, pull, turn, pull – until it starts draining), that will drain the fluid out of the overflow bottle, once the […]

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]

Edge Power Comp Manual 24V CTD

[thanks to Edge] Click the link for the pdf version of the Edge Power Comp Manual for the 24V CTD motor. Edge Power Comp Manual

Rust Prevention

Here’s a convenient and easy method of applying rust preventing solutions to inner panels and seams to control or avoid rust to various body seams. The nicest feature, is that you don’t have to remove interior panels to apply, just insert the feed hose into where you want to apply your rustproofing. The specific solutions […]

Performance Chip Comparisons

Fueling and Timing Boxes Etc… Edge Products (www.edgeproducts.com) Edge has a variety of products to unleash the potential of this monster delivering gains up to 120 horsepower and up to 350 foot pounds of torque. The Edge Comp module maximizes engine efficiency by monitoring the RPM, timing, turbo boost pressure and fueling parameters. The module […]

How to adjust the idle speed on a Dodge Diesel

How do I adjust the idle speed on my Ram diesel? The idle speed seems too high. First, trace the accelerator linkage to the connection on the fuel pump. With the ENGINE OFF have someone floor the accelerator and watch the fuel arm move. The best position I can describe is that it is under […]

Ford 6.0L Intercooler Swap for the 7.3L Powerstroke

The swap is relatively inexpensive and not to time consuming. Used 6.0 intercoolers can be had on eBay for around $100-$125. The 6.0 IC is about 30% larger than the 7.3. The original 7.3 PSD intercooler measures 30x18x2 and the 6.0 PSD is 30x21x2.25. One thing you should be aware of before you stat taking […]

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).

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 […]

Blue Chip Installation

Installation Directions for the Blue Chip Wizard Fuel Management System For the 1998-2002 Dodge For this installation you will need: a ratchet with extension, a 10mm socket, (17 and 19 mm wrenches for 2000 and up trucks only),a 13 mm wrench or socket, an 11mm or 7/16 deep socket or wrench, an electric drill with […]

Dodge Stock Horsepower Chart

Here’s the stock Horse Power Rating for Cummins / Ram Trucks Year Transmission Stock HP 1994 Auto 160 1994 Manual 175 1994 1 Ton 240 1995 Auto 160 1995 Manual 175 1996 Auto 180 1996 Manual 215 1996 California 180 1997 Auto 180 1997 Manual 215 1997 California 180 1998 12V Auto 180 1998 12V […]

My Glowplug Relay Bypass System

There have been many threads on the glow plug relay bypass idea discussing how and when to turn off the relay, and even whether or not it is a good idea at all. I have come up with a combination of ideas that I feel is the best scenario. How the glow plugs work depends […]

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 […]