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 […]

Cummins Valve Cover Replacement

Here’s the Stocker And here’s the Bombed Valve cover Available Here at the Database: check the marketplace :: Bob Wagner The only tools you’ll need is a 1/4 inch drive ratchet and a 10 MM socket Really clean up the stock valve cover you do not want anything to fall down in to the valves […]

Dodge Cummins HTT Manifold

After much reading of folks having troubles with the OEM manifold cracking and the bolts coming loose from expansion and contraction I decided it was time for me to go to a 3 piece manifold, I opted for the unit from High Tech Turbo and purchased one from my friend Lazer Bob in Colorado, The […]

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 […]

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, […]

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]

Dodge Cummins Cooling Capacity

5.9 L CTD 22.7 L or 24 Quarts Includes 1 quart for reservoir

24V Cummins Fueling System Diagram

1998 CTD No Description 1 Fuel Transfer (Lift) Pump 2 Fuel Return Line (to Fuel Tank) 3 Fuel Supply Line (Low Pressure, to Engine) 4 Fuel Heater 5 Water-in-Fuel (WIF) Sensor 6 Fuel Filter / Water Separator 7 IAT Sensor 8 Map (Boost) Sensor 9 Fuel Drain Manifold 10 CKP Sensor 11 CMP Sensor 12 […]

Efficient Engine Montoring

PYRO: Temperatures will vary whenever the throttle is moved or the terrain changes. The peak number is the most important while towing, the ISB can be safely run up to 1450 for short bursts and 1350 all day long. This number is strongly affected by modifications weather it be Air flow or Fuel delivery. If […]

12V Cummins Fuel System Diagram

Here is a diagram for the 12V Dodge Cummins Fuel System. [Click on image for larger version]

SCT Livewire

Since hands down the SCT is the tuner of choice I’ve noticed for hardcore diesel enthusiasts, there have been a lot of threads as of late on the LiveWire. Since it’s a fairly new product I figured I’d put something together to highlight some of its features and hopefully demystify it for everyone. My first […]

Service Record Spreadsheet

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

Gear Ratio Spreadsheet

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

Dodge 12V Cummins Fuel Shutdown Solenoid

To check the fuel solenoid adjustment: 1. Turn the key on but do not bump the starter 2. Get under hood and pull up the solenoid by hand (it will stay up when you let go). 3. Measure from the bottom of the solenoid mounting bracket to the top of the lever pin as shown […]

Why the Big Change?

It has been two years – sorry for the long delay in getting the site back up. We changed our minds several times on how we were going to rebuild – the rest of the time, we were just too darn busy. The old DieselDatabase.com sites revolved around aliased URLs (cumminsdatabase.com, powerstrokedatabase.com, duramaxdatabase.com, peterbiltdatabase.com, and […]

Another Pyrometer Installation

A. THERMOCOUPLE INSTALLATION – The R650 Thermocouple mounts into a 1/4″ pipe thread. If the exhaust manifold is already drilled and tapped, install the thermocouple at that location. If none is provided, make a 3/4″ hole in the exhaust pipe, not more than 6″ below the exhaust-manifold-to-exhaust-pipe connection and weld the R680 bushing into the […]