December 31, 2010
News
What your next pickup truck and flat screen TV could have in common
Today's trucks use all kinds of 21st-century technology to make towing and hauling easier, safer and more efficient than ever - trailer-sway control,
December 30, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
PowerStroke, Products
Life Blood: Running Amsoil Synthetics in our 6.4L Power Stroke
Oil is the last thing any diesel truck enthusiast wants to think about.
December 30, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Column
DT Staff The Hitch: Inside the Beltway
On a trip to the nation's capitol this past summer, we were feeling a little out of place. Out of place meaning no modified diesel pickups.
December 30, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Build, Duramax
Ryan Harris Mile Marker Part I: Should you be scared to buy a late-model truck with over 100,000 miles? We weren't.
Why buy a new truck? Maybe you'd like to, but it just doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
December 30, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Build, Cummins
Back To Basics: Dodge 12 Valve
Let's face it. Deep inside all of us, there's a little something that calls to us.
December 30, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Duramax, Spotlight
Cool White: Meyer Performance's Shop Truck
Tyler Meyer is a walking example of how diesel performance has grown over the past decade.
December 30, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Build, PowerStroke
Ryan Harris In Your Face: Building up Ford's 2011 6.7L Power Stroke Super Duty
From the looks of it, Ford has hit a home run with its latest Power Stroke diesel engine, and the 2011 Super Duty is a great truck for the power house motor.
December 28, 2010
News
Pickup tows top-secret military plane
Earlier this month, the U.S. Air Force's X-37B unmanned space plane landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after completing a top-secret 22
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Duramax, Products
aFe Stage 2 Intake For 2011 Duramax DML
Advanced Flow Engineering has released its new Stage 2 air intake system for the 2011 Duramax LML.
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Cummins, Products
Cummins Springs
Running high RPM, high boost levels or both on your 5.9L Dodge Cummins?
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Cummins, PowerStroke, Products
Diesel Conversion Specialists
Diesel Conversion Specialists is a full diesel conversion company that specializes in parts and installations for automotive diesel repowers.
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Installs
Do-It-Yourself Pyrometer Probe Install
Anybody can install a pyrometer probe in an exhaust manifold (well, there are a few people who shouldn't even try...).
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Products
Mean Green High Torque Gear Reduction Starter
M.G. Industries, Inc. has just announced its new Mean Green Starter for the 5.9L Dodge Cummins Diesel.
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
News
The Pickup
According to a recent report from GM, Chevrolet's total sales are up 19 percent (on October 1) from the same time the previous year.
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Products
Tool Talk: Grease Gun
Good tools make life easier.
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Products
Transfer Flow Toolbox And Refueling Tank Combo
Transfer Flow, Inc. introduced 30-gallon and 50-gallon toolbox and refueling tank combos
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Column
Letters and Emails
Dear DT...
December 27, 2010| Published in the December 2010 issue
Column
Valve Clatter: They don't build 'em like they used to
I feel like an old timer when I say that. So sue me. In many ways, it's true.
December 27, 2010
News
Toyota sends four Hilux pickups across Antarctica
Thanks in part to the work of the crew at Top Gear, the Toyota Hilux pickup has garnered a reputation for being all but unstoppable. Whether it's bein
December 23, 2010
News
On The Road Review: Ford F-350 Super Duty
Often lost in the production of any new automotive products and their retail roll-out is the vast expenditure of human capital that is necessary to de
December 22, 2010
News
EPA gives $5 million to finance clean diesel
The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) to help Southern truckers and small bus
December 21, 2010
News
GMC's big, bad Denali is the mother of 'em all
If you're afraid of big then you might as well step away from the Sierra Denali 2500HD because this truck is one big, bad piece of work. It looks jus
December 20, 2010
News
GM to debut Sierra concept truck at Detroit auto show
GM plans to unveil a massive diesel truck concept during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Sierra All Terrain HD concept t
December 17, 2010
News
First Look: GMC Sierra All Terrain HD concept
Could GMC add a halo off-road truck to its full-size pickup lineup? The diesel-powered GMC Sierra All Terrain Heavy Duty Concept - which will debut ne
December 16, 2010
News
Truck drivers fight the effects of rising gas prices with improved fuel efficieny
Gas prices topped $3 earlier this month, and they haven't fallen since. While rising fuel prices are hard on the average consumer, it's especially har
December 15, 2010
News
Chevrolet Silverado HD wins 2011 Motor Trend Truck of the Year
When it comes to this year's automotive awards, Chevrolet has been cleaning up. First the Volt was named the 2011 Car of the Year by Motor Trend. Now
December 13, 2010
News
Duramax vs. Power Stroke: Which side are you on?
Many truck owners are big fans of diesel engines, but with each of the Detroit automakers using a different diesel, heavy-duty truck buyers have optio
December 12, 2010
News
First Test: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD
As you've surely seen by now, the new 2011 Silverado HD lineup looks a lot like the old one. But don't let that fool you-Chevrolet made several signif
December 09, 2010
News
Project Dodge Mega Cab: Diesel Superchips Flashpaq
Diesel Performance can be a fun and functional aspect of any diesel truck. We looked at Project Dodge Mega Cab long and hard when we got to this phase
December 08, 2010
News
Which pickup will win Motor Trend's 2011 Truck of the Year?
Motor Trend will announce the winner of its 2011 Truck of the Year award this weekend. The contenders include six heavy-duty pickups from Chevrolet, F
December 07, 2010
News
Biogas fuels first truck
The first truck fuelled by landfill gas in New Zealand was switched on by Auckland mayor Len Brown at Dairy Flat last Thursday. His lack of a heavy
December 07, 2010
News
Truck add-ons voided warranty, suit claims
Placing enhancement products on a vehicle voided a Jefferson County man's automobile warranty, according to recently filed court documents. Brent V
December 06, 2010
News
Diesel tech school receives Mack as gift
The Heavy Truck and Diesel Technology program at the Florida State College in Jacksonville, Fla., received a 32-yard rear-load 200 Mack MR 688S solid
December 06, 2010
News
Review: 2011 Ford F-250 Diesel
With Dodge decidedly losing the torque-war in the heavy duty pickup truck segment, it's up to Ford and GM to battle out the pickup truck war of the de
December 02, 2010
News
Senate EPW committee passage of Diesel Emissions Reduction Act applauded
The passage of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) today by the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) is being hailed as a ma
December 01, 2010
News
DieselUSA Launches New Mass Flo Engineering Line : Upgrades available for Ford, Dodge and GM Diesel Applications
DieselUSA Group, through its Louisville, Diesel Injection Service Company corporate center, has launched Mass Flow Engineering (MFE), as the "Premiere