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 B779 Add-On Shift Light Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner Add-On Shift Light Install Sheet Stewart Warner Add-On Shift Light Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Stewart Warner B764 Programmable Speedometer Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B764 Programmable Speedometer Install Sheet Stewart Warner B764 Programmable Speedometer Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Ford 7.3L Diesel Fuel Tank Vent Mod

About one month after I completed the extraction and re-installation of the PSD from my truck, necessitated to replace a rusted out oil pan, I noticed diesel fuel on the floor of my garage under the rear of my truck.  Sure enough the steel rear fuel tank had also rusted through.  Why in the world […]

Stewart Warner B752 Full Pillar Pod Install Sheet

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Stabilizer Kit

Complete stabilizer kit. (Patent Pending) ’94 to ’02 4wd model shown. This product will greatly reduce steering “wander” on your late model Dodge pickup. This unit will serve to eliminate sector shaft play in the steering box which is a large contributor to wandering and poor road feel. It also serves to minimize frame flex […]

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 […]

A Good Chain Can Make All The Difference

I cannot describe the feeling but I know you’ve felt it before. The feeling you get when you know something is enormously wrong but just before the full impact hits you. It was only five fifteen but it was dark outside. I stepped outside my truck and was looking back at the trailer. From where […]

Turbo Charger Swap Guide

Completion time : 1 Hour HX35 12 CM HX35-21CM The following guide details the swap out between a modified HX35 with a 21CM Housing to a HX35 With a 12 CM Housing. The work is being done on a 2002 CTD. After Removing the Air Filter and hose…. Step 1 : Disconnect the Inter Cooler […]

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

Port and Polishing

First, you will need cutters. In the next photo you will see some of the cutters I use for this. On the right are metal cutters. These cost $20 to $75 each, so choose wisely. In the middle are sanding cones. I use #80-100-220-240 grit. I use a long mandrel and a (not shown) short […]

The Dodge Diesel Mystery Switch

These instructions for the mystery switch are for the 47RH not the 47RE. The later transmission control has a relay that has to be removed and the load pins jumped. The ’96 and later also have more than one orange with black tracer wires on the PCM. There are 2 (two) options you have between […]

NXD Stacker Nitrous System

SO you're on the fence about the whole Nitrous issue. Well what if there was a product out there that was mild enough for the daily driver, wouldn't break the bank to purchase and easy enough even the most novice shade tree mechanic could install it? Well here ya go – The guys at Nitrous […]

Tips & Tricks for Better Fuel Economy

1. Air up your tires.Keeping your tires aired up to manufacturers specs can help your fuel economy up. 2. Leave your tailgate up!The tailgate up creates a vortex behind the cab which pushes air up over the tailgate. The tailgate down allows the air to push down on the bed creating drag. 3. Be easy […]

Turning up the Injector Pump on a 7.3L or 6.9L IDI

This article will hopefully give you some insight on how to adjust your fuel injection pump on 88-93  7.3L Non-Powerstroke, IDI. This will probably work the same way on a 6.9L Navistar(Ford) engine as well. To start off, I would recommend putting in a pyrometer gauge before doing any kind of performance upgrades. I would […]

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 […]