Post Your Successful Diesel Mods At Dieseldatabase

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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

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 […]

Banks New Six-Gun Diesel Tuner for Duramax LB7 Compatible with PowerPDA

Date: September 15, 2006 Contact: Dan Hobgood—Marketing Mgr. (626) 691-2188 dhobgood@bankspower.com For immediate release: Banks’ New Six-Gun® Diesel Tuner for Duramax LB7 Compatible with PowerPDA® AZUSA, CA—Gale Banks Engineering has developed a new Six-Gun® Diesel Tuner for Duramax LB7 pickups that is compatible with the Banks PowerPDA® Vehicle Command Center. The Banks PowerPDA and new […]

Glossary of Diesel Terms

2WD – Only one pair of wheels are driven by engine power 4WD – One or both pairs of wheels are driven by engine power. 454 CUBIC INCH – Large gasoline engine option available in full size Chevy/GMC Trucks and Motorhomes. 460 CUBIC INCH – Large gasoline engine option available in full size Ford Trucks […]

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]

Ram Injector Specs

Fuel Injector ” Pop Off ” Pressure: 31,026 kPa (310 bars) or (4500 psi +/- 250 psi) Fuel Injector Leak Down Pressure: App 20 bars (291 psi) lower than pop pressure Fuel Injector Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4

Boost Gauge Installation on Dodge Cummins

1. A hole must be drilled and tapped into the intake crossover pipe for a boost source. 2. Remove the hose from the intake crossover pipe and push a rag well into the pipe past the point to be drilled and tapped. This will prevent chips from entering the engine. 3. Drill through the back […]

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 […]

Stewart Warner B749 Gauge Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B749 Gauge Install Sheet Stewart Warner B749 Gauge Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

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 […]

Two Wheel Drive Low

The important thing is the 2 port vacuum switch…you need to get one that is ‘open’ when it’s in the off position so vacuum can flow through normally. I used a Nippondenso EGR vacuum switch for a Honda Civic. They never break! The rest of the parts list is simple and small: Rocker switch (I […]

Dodge Stock Horsepower Chart

Here’s the stock Horse Power Rating for Cummins / Ram Trucks Year Transmission Stock HP 1994 Auto 160 1994 Manual 175 1994 1 Ton 240 1995 Auto 160 1995 Manual 175 1996 Auto 180 1996 Manual 215 1996 California 180 1997 Auto 180 1997 Manual 215 1997 California 180 1998 12V Auto 180 1998 12V […]

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 […]

Transmission Pan Installation Guide

DODGE #727-D TRANSMISSION PAN Please read these instructions and parts list completely before installing this new transmission pan. Consult your owner’s or shop manual for transmission fluid requirements. TOOLS REQUIRED 1/2 socket wrench and driver (for removing the old cover) 1/4 allen bit with a 3/8 ratchet drive (1/4 allen key is furnished) 3/16 allen […]