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 […]

Pyrometer Installation

See Universal Installation Guide for Installation on Turbo Down Pipe 1. Remove turbo from exhaust manifold. 2. Stuff a small shop towel or rag 4 to 5 inches into the rear exhaust manifold passage (see pic below) through the turbocharger mounting flange. This is to prevent chips from entering the manifold while drilling and tapping. […]

Stewart Warner B756 Standard Tachometer Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B756 Standard Tachometer Install Sheet Stewart Warner B756 Standard Tachometer Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

A Recommendation for Trailer Pullers

I pull a 27 foot fifth-wheel RV trailer. I’ve had it all over the West. As you know, there is a hill or two out here. In fact just south of my town, Bend, Oregon, there is a grade that slowed my previous truck with this trailer to 45 mph top speed. I’ve always hated […]

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 […]

Dodge 24V Cummins Oil Vent Solutions

Just Now dove in to modify my Oil vent which as you know is on the front…. on steep downhills, we lose a quart or 2 out the hose. ….. The solution is to make a vent on the valve cover like the N-14 Cummins has on the big truck I drive. First I ground […]

Bronco Fuel Tank Mod

When I upgraded my Fuel System pick-ups and returns, and try to plumb a balance line between the front and rear tanks. I found out that the Broncos used a single 33 gallon rear mounted tank. With the combined capacity of about 38 gallons using the OEM F-series tanks, I figured I could loose the […]

Stewart Warner B753 Pillar Pod Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B753 Pillar Pod Install Sheet Stewart Warner B753 Pillar Pod Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner sw-performance.com used with permission]

Air Dog Install Manual

[thanks to Air Dog] Click the link for the pdf version of the Air Dog Installation manual for the 24V CTD. Air Dog Installation manual

Stewart Warner B774 In-Dash Mount Bracket Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B774 In-Dash Mount Bracket Install Sheet Stewart Warner B774 In-Dash Mount Bracket Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

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 […]

12V Engine Diagram

Here is a Dodge 12V Cummins Engine Diagram Click on the image for a larger version.

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 = […]

Serpentine Belt Replacement

Work performed on a 2002 Time Of Completion : 30 Mins Here’s my belt @ 48,000 miles may want to check yours out Tools Required : 1/2 Inch Drive Ratchet & an 1/2 to 3/8 reducer Parts Required : Here’s the Gatorback belt $33.50 at AutoZone; this part Number is for Models with A/C This […]

FASS Install

This link is the pdf file for the FASS Install guide. [Thanks Diesel Performance Products] FASS Install

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 […]