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 […]

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 […]

Dodge Truck Front Disk Brake Replacement

Work Performed On: 2002 CTD Estimated time of Completion: 2 Hrs Parts Required: Brake Shoes, Brake Cleaner, Brake Fluid, Little Helper Tools Required: 1/2 Inch Drive Ratchet, Cheater Pipe, 2 Extensions, 15/16 6 pt Socket, 7/32 Allen Wrench, 16 MM 12 pt Socket, Big Strait Screw Driver, Floor Jack, Penetrating Oil, 3/8 inch wrench Product […]

Velvet Ride Shackles

Velvet Ride Shackles, made by BF Goodrich Aerospace, are designed to replace the rear spring shackle, and create a more comfortable, less buck-board feel ride by absorbing some of the harsh bouncing of the stiff heavy duty springs. They basically use a rubber torsion device inside of the shackle.  I bought mine from 4 Wheel […]

Inspecting the Water Pump Weep Hole on Dodge Diesel Trucks

Use a pipe cleaner or a piece of wire to knock scale and dirt from the water pump weep hole. 1st and 2nd generation (every 12000 miles): 1: From above and just in front of the alternator pulley, look down to the water pump. 2: The weep hole is at about the 7:00 position, below […]

BHAF – Big Honking Air Filter

BHAF = Big Honking Air Filter This is a very easy mod and the benefits are great … Cooler Egts … Better flow … More Whistle !!! First remove the air intake line running from your factory Air box to your Turbo Then remove your air box … just pull straight up This area it […]

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 […]

Turbo Horsepower

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 […]

Blue Chip Installation

Installation Directions for the Blue Chip Wizard Fuel Management System For the 1998-2002 Dodge For this installation you will need: a ratchet with extension, a 10mm socket, (17 and 19 mm wrenches for 2000 and up trucks only),a 13 mm wrench or socket, an 11mm or 7/16 deep socket or wrench, an electric drill with […]

Vulcan Fittings

This is a comparison between a Vulcan fitting and your stock banjo set up. The Vulcan Fittings are CNC Stainless Steal and are avalible with a tap in them for running a Fuel Pressure gauge. Vulcans Fitting replace The Stock Banjo’s at the following locations : VP44 inlet Fuel Filter Housing Inlet Fuel Filter Housing […]

Stewart Warner B757 Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B757 Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet Stewart Warner B757 Ultra Shift Light Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Cummins Governor Spring Replacement Aid

Here’s the dust cover that needs to be removed to access the governor springs Once the dust cover is removed you’ll need to turn the motor over till a set of springs is lined up perfectly in the opening … there are 2 sets of springs they are mounted opposite of each other Here’s how […]

12V Engine Diagram

Here is a Dodge 12V Cummins Engine Diagram Click on the image for a 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 […]

Fuel Filter Usage

Here’s a photo showing the condition of my original fuel filter after 24,000 miles – never been changed to this point since new: The photo is a bit misleading the overall condition of the old filter is actually not bad at all – lots whiter down in between the pleats than can be seen here, […]

Twin Turbos on a Powerstroke Diesel

A big thanks goes to John Anderson for being the Pioneer on this type of project and sharing his project with all of us. In that same spirit, I threw some pics into a collage to be able to share what I can now, until I can do a formal write up for this site. […]