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 […]

Ford 7.3L Engine Removal – The REAL How To

After replacing my rear axle cover due to rust through, I noticed severe rust on the engine oil pan. I’ve had experiences with rusted oil pans in the past and knew this had to be taken care of soon, or I’d be doing it in the middle of an Ohio winter. Early October, 2001, I […]

Stewart Warner B833 Gauge Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B833 Gauge Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet Stewart Warner B833 Gauge Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner 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 […]

Dodge Stock Tire Pressure

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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 […]

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 […]

B Series Valve Clearance Adjustment

Tools needed: 14mm wrench 15mm wrench 19mm wrench Large Flat blade screwdriver soft mallet or wood block Engine Barring Tool Long 1/2″ drive wrench Torque Wrench feeler gauge NOTE: The Cummins Midrange Performance Tool Kit (P/N 3399869) contains all of the tools required for an oil and oil filter change, a fuel filter change, and […]

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 […]

Ram Diesel Lift Pump Replacement

Tools needed: 7/16 or 11mm socket – for boost tube clamps 10mm socket – for lift pump bolts 14mm socket – for fuel filter canister 3/8 ratchet 6″ 3/8 extension 3/8 universal joint – makes filter nut easier 3/4″ open end wrench – for fuel inlet nut 14mm open end wrench – for fuel outlet […]

Turbo Comparisons

When in the process of bombing a CTD you will have to increase your fuel. With the increase of fuel comes an increase in heat. You can safely run 1200° once in a while but major failure can occur if your running at high heat conditions for a period of time. To keep things cooled […]

Service Record Spreadsheet

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

Pyro Tap Help

Install Help. Note: Tap Size May Vary [thanks to DIS dieselpage.com used with permission]

On Board Air Tank

It’s always handy to have compressed air with you for filling your flat tires, other people’s flat tires, air horns, blowing mulch or straw out of your bed, the list can go on and on.  I use compressed air mainly for my air horns. I’ve had a 9 gallon air tank in my aluminum bed […]

12V TPS Wiring Diagram

For TPS adjustment, Joe G. suggested using a potentiometer in the ground circuit. I decided to try it and It really gives a much better range of adjustment than elongating holes in the TPS body. Here is a schematic drawing showing how to wire it. Using the above circuit, adjusting the potentiometer adds resistance to […]

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 […]