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 […]

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 […]

Service Record Spreadsheet

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

7.3L Powerstroke Custom Fuel System

Bigger injectors require more fuel. Lots more fuel than what the oem system can put out. And the oem stuff has many faults, which just makes it that much more appealing to replace the whole darn system! I was planning on doing some work to the truck and I knew it would be laid up […]

Cleaning Stickum Left From Vinyl

Just after the winter began winding down and the weather was beginning to warm up, I removed a large 30″ x 18″ vinyl sticker from the tailgate of my truck. No matter how much heat was applied, the back of the sticker refused to come loose. I tried everything, Goof-Off®, fingernail polish remover, paint thinner, […]

Stewart Warner B755 Memory Tachometer Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B755 Memory Tachometer Install Sheet Stewart Warner B755 Memory Tachometer Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner sw-performance.com used with permission]

Rim Fit

I used fellow TDR member JPittinger’s advice and did the following: Jack up the vehicle, take off rear tires/rims, install 2 lug nuts to hold the drum on. Start the truck, put it in 1st and low range of the transfer case – this makes the drums turn REAL SLOW. If you have an auto, […]

Stewart Warner B821 Quad Console Pod Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner Quad Console Pod Install Sheet Stewart Warner Quad Console Pod Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Another 24V Lift Pump Replacement Procedure

This is how I replaced the lift pump on my ’99 QC, 4×4. Not sure what variations may or may not accure on other models. Parts list…………..New lift pump, lift pump wire pig tail, banjo bolts washers (8), dielectric grease and approx 1/2 gallon of clean diesel. Tools ………. 3/8″ drive ratchet, 3 or 4 […]

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 24V IAT Sensor Cleaning

This is an article for cleaning the IAT sensor on the 1998-2002 24V diesel engine. The IAT sensor measures the temperature of the intake manifold. The ECM uses this sensor reading to set injection timing and adjust the air-fuel ratio. If the fuel mileage and power output of you engine seem low, some owners have […]

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, […]

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 […]

Mixing Gasoline with Diesel

My wise old mechanic who has worked on Mercedes for years told me that if I put one gallon regular gas to a diesel tankfull after about every four tanks that it would perform essentially the same job as a fuel injector cleaner at a fraction of the cost. I would like to hear a […]

Stewart Warner B806 Exhaust Temp Gauge Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B806 Exhaust Temp Gauge Install Sheet Stewart Warner B806 Exhaust Temp Gauge Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

CTD Dimensional Specification

2002 CTD/RAM Descriptions Specification Engine Type In-Line 6 Cyl. Turbo Diesel Bore & Stroke 102.0 X 120.0 mm 4.02 X 4.27 In. Displacement 5.9 L 359 Cu. In. Compression Ratio 245 HP 2002 CTD 235 HP 2002 CTD   17.0:1 16.3:1 Horsepower A/T M/T   235 @ 2700 RPM 245 @ 2700 RPM Torque Rating […]