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 […]

12V TPS Wiring Diagram

For TPS adjustment, Joe G. suggested using a potentiometer in the ground circuit. I decided to try it and It really gives a much better range of adjustment than elongating holes in the TPS body. Here is a schematic drawing showing how to wire it. Using the above circuit, adjusting the potentiometer adds resistance to […]

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, […]

P7100 Injection Pump Timing

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TSB. 18-10-94 DATED JUL.. 22, 1994. THE PART NUMBER FOR THE ENGINE TIMING TOOL PACKAGE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO SPX MILLER #6860. Models: 1994 (BR) Ram Truck Symptoms: Excessive white exhaust sake or lack of power. Diagnosis: Using the Mopar Diagnostic System (MDS) or the Scan Tool (DRB II or III) with […]

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 […]

Ford 6.0L Intercooler Swap for the 7.3L Powerstroke

The swap is relatively inexpensive and not to time consuming. Used 6.0 intercoolers can be had on eBay for around $100-$125. The 6.0 IC is about 30% larger than the 7.3. The original 7.3 PSD intercooler measures 30x18x2 and the 6.0 PSD is 30x21x2.25. One thing you should be aware of before you stat taking […]

Ford 7.3L Engine Removal – The REAL How To

After replacing my rear axle cover due to rust through, I noticed severe rust on the engine oil pan. I’ve had experiences with rusted oil pans in the past and knew this had to be taken care of soon, or I’d be doing it in the middle of an Ohio winter. Early October, 2001, I […]

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 […]

Mixing Gasoline with Diesel Caution

At one time information was released suggesting that a small amount of gasoline mixed with diesel fuel for use in cold weather was an acceptable practice. This information was eventually retracted due to conditions that may result from such a mixture. First and foremost is a safety factor. The gasoline fumes from gasoline are very […]

Rotary Axis Supply Pump Installation 24V CTD

[thanks to K-O Engineering] Click the link for the pdf version of the RASP installation manual for the 24V CTD motor. RASP installation manual

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 […]

RV Summer Driving Tips

Summer is here and we all like to get away. But just getting in the RV and driving off can sometimes have its problems. Here are a couple suggestions to give your machine just a little bit more pickup and help remedy your overheating problems.   If you don't have one of those quarter million […]

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Are you looking to start a truck blog? or do you want a website to show off your truck? We can help you. Cougar Gulch Group, LLC (the Diesel Database people) have several domain names for lease or for sale. We have full-featured, CMS websites (WordPress/Thematic) available from $150 to $499 (or more) and it […]

Turning Up a P7100 Pump

The steps for turning up a P7100 pump are: 1) Remove your AFC Housing 2) Mod Your Fuel Plate either slide it forward or purchase a cut one 3) Adjust the governor lever to contact the fuel plate 4) Crank the star Wheel Towards the motor 5) Slide The AFC housing all the way forward […]

24V Transmission Pan Comparisons

By adding an increased capacity transmission pan you decrease your fluid temperature and prolong the life of your transmission. Here are some options: Hughes (www.hughesperformance.com) Bolt on deep transmission pans are made from cast aluminum and designed with cooling fins to dissipate heat quicker. Cast aluminum pans hold approximately 2 to 4 extra quarts of […]

How to adjust the idle speed on a Dodge Diesel

How do I adjust the idle speed on my Ram diesel? The idle speed seems too high. First, trace the accelerator linkage to the connection on the fuel pump. With the ENGINE OFF have someone floor the accelerator and watch the fuel arm move. The best position I can describe is that it is under […]