April 30, 2009
News
Chrysler Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Chrysler Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy -
April 28, 2009
Feature
This Old Dodge: In today's economy, is it worth it to refresh and rejuvenate a worn-down 12-valve?
This Old Dodge - In today's economy, is it worth it to refresh and rejuvenate a worn-down 12-valve?
April 22, 2009
Feature
Straight Shooter: 6.4L Power Stroke Exhaust Install
Horsepower is only created within the cylinders of the engine. From there, everything takes away from it. So, working to make horsepower as efficientl
April 18, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Duramax
1,200 HP Dmax
Unless there's a 1,201-horsepower Duramax truck running around out there that we don't know of, this black '05 Chevy crew cab can lay claim to the highest horsepower Duramax around.
April 18, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Column, Cummins
Cummins Tech: 12-Valve Idle Adjustment
Getting a 12-valve to idle at the correct engine speed is one thing; getting it to stay there over its lifetime is another.
April 18, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Duramax, Injectors, News, Column
Dmax Tech: Injector Warranty
Unlike problems caused by a lack of fuel, filtration and lubrication, early LB7 Duramax motors had issues with injectors that had high fuel flow return rates.
April 18, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
DT Tested: True Flow XDI Intake
True Flow XDI performance intake system for diesel applications.
April 18, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Injectors, PowerStroke, Column
PSD Tech: 7.3L Injector Basics
It's no question that aftermarket 7.3L injectors can be down right expensive, but when you take into consideration that the injector is the workhorse in this system, you'll soon understand why.
April 18, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Column
Reality Trucks
Real trucks, purpose-built on a paycheck budget.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build, Cummins
24 Valve Cummins: Horsepower road blocks
It has been almost a year since we started this series, discussing how to make 500, 750 and 1,000 horsepower with various factory engines.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build, Injectors, PowerStroke, Turbos
7.3L Power Stroke
We introduced you to this buildup project last issue, but for those of you who haven't had a chance to see what it's all about, here's a little refresher.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build, Cummins
In today's economy, is it worth it to refresh and rejuvinate a worn-down 12-valve?
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build, Duramax, Spotlight
Lane Lindstrom Paying Attention To Detail: An in-depth look at Ric Scrimager's Chevy Duramax
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build
Project LBMC: Stage 4: Transmission
If you've been following our project truck, Long Bed Mega Cab (LBMC), you've seen it go through a bit of a transformation.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build, Cummins, Feature
A 600HP 24V Cummins To Be Worried About
No, you couldn't buy a Dodge 24V with factory compound turbos and a trick interior like this truck has.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Baja PreRunner Light
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
BD Diesel Flow-Max
Maximize fuel flow with BD's new Flow-MaX lift pump, designed to deliver ample fuel flow and support more than 600 hp.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Blumenthal Power Lock Coverter
Today's diesel powered trucks can make an unbelievable amount of power and torque.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Carli Coil Over Suspension
Looking for the ultimate suspension for your 2008 Ford Super Duty? Here it is, Carli's Coil Over Suspension System.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Direct Dodge Replacement Pump
Need reliable fuel delivery but not ready to make the investment in a full FASS system?
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Dodge Front End Upgrade
Tired of sloppy steering and loose front-end parts on your Cummins powered Dodge Ram?
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Elite Diesel Fusion
While the 6.4L Power Stroke is a pretty potent machine in stock form, a little fine-tuning from Elite Diesel Engineering can always help.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
K&N High Flow Intake
Air. A very important part to having a clean-running, efficient diesel.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Kendall 5W40 Synthetic
If your truck deserves nothing but the best in lubrication, look to ConocoPhillips Company, which announced the introduction of Kendall SHP Diesel 5W40 Full Synthetic engine oil.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Build, Duramax
Ryan Harris LB7 Duramax Rebuild: Replacing bent connecting rods and broken pistons
We figured there was a problem, but had no idea just how bad it really was.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Vegetable Fuel Systems
Bio-fuel has become very popular these days and converting to run alternative fuels in your diesel pickup has never been easier thanks to the folks at Greasecar Vegetable Fuel Systems.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
News
2008 A Bad Year For Truck Sales
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
2009 ACI Tonneau
Want to protect your gear from the elements? Agri-Cover, manufacturer of the Access, LiteRider, Lorado and Vanish Roll-Up Covers, now offers its roll-up tonneau covers for 2009 Ford truck models.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Aero Exhaust Dodge Adapter Kit
If you're looking for an easy way to improve the sound and mileage of your 2005-07 Dodge Cummins, Aero Performance Products has the answer.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
AFE Blade Runner
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
News
Dodge Recalls More Than 100,000 6.7L Cummins-Powered Trucks
Just before the first of the year, Chrysler announced a recall of more than 100,000 2007 and 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups equipped with the 6.7L Cummins diesel engine.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
News
Dodge Still Set For Light Duty Ram Diesel
Dodge officials have restated its commitment to producing a light duty diesel engine for the Ram 1500 chassis.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
PowerStroke, Turbos, News
Dynomite Diesel Expanding the 7.3L Aftermarket
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
MBRP Performance Exhaust
Swapping out that factory restrictive exhaust system for a high-flowing aftermarket kit can offer huge performance gains and MBRP can help.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Snap-On
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Throttle Down Bumpers
If you need to toughen up your truck, Throttle Down Kustoms is here to help, with their standard truck bumper that can be built to meet your needs.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Trail Master Dodge Lift
Any truck looks better with a lift kit and big tires, right? You bet. And the new 2009 Dodge 1500 is no different.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
White Night Rear Lighting
Have trouble seeing behind you at night while backing up?
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Wireless Air Command
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Products
Zylstra Coated Fuelboxes
Having a few extra gallons of fuel on board can be pretty convenient and Zylstra Performance Products are the guys to help you out.
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Column
Dear DT
April 17, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Column
Further Reassurance
Being in the position I'm in here at the magazine, I try to keep a pretty open and unbiased opinion about the big three trucks in our light duty diesel truck segment.
April 15, 2009
News
Eaton Automotive announces new Sales Engineer for Aftermarket Performance Products Group
Eaton Automotive announces new Sales Engineer for Aftermarket Performance Products Group -
April 07, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Installs
6.4L Power Stroke Exhaust Install: Straight Shooter
Horsepower is only created within the cylinders of the engine. From there, everything takes away from it. So, working to make horsepower as efficiently as possible is a huge part of the equation of laying down big numbers. Another part of that equation is
April 07, 2009| Published in the April 2009 issue
Installs
Silverline Stack Kit Install: Putting on Universal Black Stainless Stacks
Those of you who are regulars on CompetitionDiesel.com may have seen this stack install as part of a contest.
April 01, 2009
Feature
Horsepower Roadblocks
It has been almost a year since we started this series, discussing how to make 500, 750 and 1,000 horsepower with various factory engines. The more we
April 01, 2009
Column
The Wastegate: Buyer's Market
This rotten economy has placed people like me who are trying to get out of a vehicle in a tough position. We're fielding painful low ball offers on so