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 […]

Relocating Your Block Heater Cord

As you know the block heater plug on our trucks are located in the front bumper and this is where they stay for most people. Some have put a plug recessed into the bumper to make it look nicer then having a cord dangling there. In my case being a Firefighter the way I park […]

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 […]

Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Fast Idle Modification

This mod article will walk you through the steps of installing a Fast Idle Switch. Application: ’05 6.0 PSD with Torque Shift Transmission.   Tools Required: 10mm socket with extension and ratchet Wire striper, cutter, crimp tool At least 5 feet of wire (12-14 gauge, color is user defined) 2 sets of butt or spade […]

Repair Under Hood Weatherstripping

Tired of always finding the weather strip laying on top of the turbocharger in the engine compartment? A bead of silicone rubber RTV in the weatherstrip groove will keep the strip attached and eliminate the fire danger. Red RTV or high strength gray RTV is my favorite for this type of work. Black RTV would […]

Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet Stewart Warner B793 LED Light Kit Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Stewart Warner B822 Steering Column Pod Install Sheet

Click the link below for the pdf version of Stewart Warner B822 Steering Column Pod Install Sheet Stewart Warner B822 Steering Column Pod Install Sheet [thanks to Stewart Warner used with permission]

Water Injection

Water Injection : Injecting water into the intake , Decreases the volume of each cylinder Sends the Pistons into Over Drive , add some alcohol to up the flash point of diesel and to be sure it all burns up and burns up fast and you have the complete package. Cooling Mist (www.coolingmist.com) Our Diesel […]

Cummins 12V Fuel PreFilter Cleaning

The maintenance schedule in the owners manual indicates the “strainer” should be cleaned at 12000 mile intervals at the same time the fuel filter is replaced. This is for both the “A” and “B” maintenance schedules. In the instructions in the service manual for replacing the fuel filter it states “Whenever the fuel filter is […]

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 […]

Stabilizer Kit

Complete stabilizer kit. (Patent Pending) ’94 to ’02 4wd model shown. This product will greatly reduce steering “wander” on your late model Dodge pickup. This unit will serve to eliminate sector shaft play in the steering box which is a large contributor to wandering and poor road feel. It also serves to minimize frame flex […]

Dodge 12V Cummins Throttle Cable Replacement

Throttle cable failure has been common on 1994 – 1998 12 valve diesel engines, usually after about 30,000 miles on the cable. I am now on my third cable, and am curious to see if the new design will be more reliable. Twice I have managed to replace my cable in the nick of time […]

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 […]

Waste Gate Mods

The simple explanation: a waste gate limits the maximum boost generated by the turbocharger. How it works and what it does: The waste gate uses a pressure activated diaphragm and rod to operate an exhaust bypass around the turbocharger and thus limit the maximum boost that the turbocharger can produce. This permits an engine manufacturer […]

24V Piston Specs

Descriptions Specifications Piston Skirt Diameter 101.864 – 101.88 mm / 4.0104 – 4.011 in Ring Grove Clearance Intermediate Oil Control     0.095 mm / 0.0037 in 0.085 mm / 0.0033 in Top Ring 0.35 – 0.45 mm / 0.014 – 0.0177 in Intermediate 0.85 – 1.15 mm / 0.0334 – 0.0452 in Oil Control […]

Bosch P7100 Fuel Pump Diagrams

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