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Stewart Warner B833 Gauge Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet

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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 […]

Triple Turbos on a Powerstroke Diesel

THREE Turbos on a PSD!?! Well, it just had to be done. And it was a lot easier the second time around! Click HERE to see the build-up of the Twins. Much the same work and process was involved to create Stage 3, HT4B into HT3B into OEM Garrett. I really don’t know what to […]

Stewart Warner B751 Air Fuel Ratio Gauge Install Sheet

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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 […]

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 = […]

Weekend On The Edge 2006

You could title this: My travels with Lem – Part II. Here we are on the road to the Weekend on the Edge event hosted by Edge Products of Ogden, Utah. The race is at the Rocky Mountain Raceway in West Valley City, Utah. This photo was taken at a rest stop in Montana. Funny, […]

Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement

(1) you need to disconnect both negative battery cables at both batteries. I used a 1/2 inch deep socket to remove the cables from the battery terminals. (2) Remove starter motor to get to CKP. The sensor is located on the driver’s side of the engine with the starter motor placed in front of it. […]

Silencer Ring

A silencer ring is a metal baffle placed into the turbocharger inlet to reduce whistle from the turbocharger. It is installed in Ram truck engines at the request of Chrysler. The silencer ring has no effect on engine output, EGT, or boost levels. Removal: Remove the flex hose from the front of the turbo that […]

Charger HP

The horsepower is calculated as a rough estimate using approx. 0.7*CFM=Race HP and 0.55*CFM=Daily HP. Turbo CFM Racing HP Daily HP HX35 600 420 330 HX40 800 560 440 T66 800 560 440 B1 900 630 495 H2E 1000 700 550 HX50 1000 700 550 HX55 1050 735 578 HT3B 1100 770 605 T76 1350 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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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 […]