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 […]

Installing Upfitter Switches in 2005 and Newer Ford Super-Dutys

If you want to add a few aftermarket options to your new Ford Super Duty, Ford Motor Company makes things easy for you. One of the options you can select from the factory is the “UPFITTER SWITCH” option. This is a bank of four switches, with fuses and associated relays, that provide two 30 amp […]

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]

Cleaning Stickum – Part 2

This is a followup article to Cleaning Stickum Left From Vinyl After the last article regarding removing the stickum leftover from vinyl lettering and signs, several people got hold of me to let me know of their remedies. DM left a comment on the article site about peanut butter removing residue left behind by decals. […]

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 […]

Turbo Comparison Photos

Here are some comparison photos of After Market Turbos compared to Stock Equipment Click on images for a larger view. Thanks To : Henry H Wyatt II From left to right 02′ Stock, HX 40, HT3B (from piers street twin setup) HY35 vs B 1-2 Thanks To : Bill Soule

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 […]

Glossary of Diesel Abbreviations

2WD Two Wheel Drive 4WD Four Wheel Drive AAMOF As A Matter Of Fact – used by many on mail lists and message boards ABS Anti-lock Brake System: Modulates braking pressure to control wheel lockup ACM Airbag Controller Module: monitors sensors and deploys airbag(s) in the event of an accident ACT Air Charge Temperature ACV […]

Cummins Motor Parts and Prices

Click the link below for the pdf version of Cummins Motor Parts and Prices Cummins Motor Parts and Prices

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 […]

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, […]

Dodge Diesel Injector Comparisons

By popular demand our customers have asked us to show a comparison between the Bosch 275hp RV injector and the Diesel Dynamics True Torque II injector series. This graph shows typical gains with the 275hp RV injectors and DD stages 1,2, and 3. This is a graph of a 99 Cummins Ram with Std Transmission. […]

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 […]

Gear Ratio Spreadsheet

Click the link below for the excel version of Gear Ratio Spreadsheet Gear Ratio Spreadsheet

Dodge 24v Cummins Injector Replacement

Here is a sheet for replacing the injectors on a Dodge 24v Cummins [thanks to Diesel Dynamics] DD-Injector-Install-Instructions

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 […]