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 […]

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. […]

Velvet Ride Shackles

Velvet Ride Shackles, made by BF Goodrich Aerospace, are designed to replace the rear spring shackle, and create a more comfortable, less buck-board feel ride by absorbing some of the harsh bouncing of the stiff heavy duty springs. They basically use a rubber torsion device inside of the shackle.  I bought mine from 4 Wheel […]

Pyro Tap Help

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

Stewart Warner B756 Standard Tachometer Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B756 Standard Tachometer Install Sheet Stewart Warner B756 Standard Tachometer Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Automotive Formulas

How To Calculate CFM: Engine size (CID) x maximum RPM / 3456 = CFM CFM @ 100% volumetric efficiency Cylinder volume (displacement): 3.1416 x bore x bore x stroke Compression ratio: Vi ñ V2(Where Vi is total volume of one cylinder and V2 is volume of space above piston at top of stroke) Brake Horsepower […]

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Are you looking to start a truck blog? or do you want a website to show off your truck? We can help you. Cougar Gulch Group, LLC (the Diesel Database people) have several domain names for lease or for sale. We have full-featured, CMS websites (WordPress/Thematic) available from $150 to $499 (or more) and it […]

Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

APPS Repair

This guide addresses the construction, possible disassembly, and possible repair of erratic or failed APPS units. These throttle control units, APPS (Accellerator Pedal Position Sensor), most frequently seem to fail or become erratic in operation due to deteriorating contact between internal rotating fingers and the resistance track they ride on inside the APPS unit, causing […]

12V Engine Diagram

Here is a Dodge 12V Cummins Engine Diagram Click on the image for a larger version.

Fast Idle Modification

This mod article will walk you through the steps of installing a Fast Idle Switch. Application: ’05 6.0 PSD with Torque Shift Transmission.   Tools Required: 10mm socket with extension and ratchet Wire striper, cutter, crimp tool At least 5 feet of wire (12-14 gauge, color is user defined) 2 sets of butt or spade […]

24V Transmission Band Adjustment

One of the most frequent questions I get on the Cummins powered Dodge trucks is transmission related. The Dodge automatic tranny is very robust and does what it was intended to do very well. But given the reputation for massive torque that the Cummins engine provides, many times the transmission is asked to do far […]

Homemade Traction Bars

With the addition of the 33″ BFG’s and the Detroit Locker, I could feel some wheel hop, with the only real mod being the addition of the 70 hp chip.  Anticipating the increased horsepower my PSD will be putting out, I decided to add traction bars to the rear axle.  Trying to save money for […]

Diesel Fault Finding Chart

Symptom Key # symptom 1 Engine Running Hot 2 Poor Transient Response 3 Smoke 4 Engine Lacks Power 5 Black Exhaust Smoke 6 Blue Exhaust Smoke 7 High Oil Consumption 8 Turbocharger Noisy 9 Cyclic Sound From the Turbocharger 10 Oil Leak from Compressor Seal 11 Oil Leak from Turbine Seal   Note: R = […]

Adjusting Rear Drum Brakes

For trucks equipped with drum brakes there are a multiple of ways to adjust them. You should be able to get them to adjust automatically by using one of the procedures below. None of them work on my truck and I have to adjust mine manually. I even put all new hardware kits on and […]

Superchips Installation Guide 3705

Click the link below for the pdf version of the Superchips Installation Guide for the 3705 Superchips Installation Guide for the 3705