December 29, 2012
Spotlight
Going "au naturel": Getting diesel engines to run off natural gas
Engineers at Westport Innovations Corp. used a unique one-dimensional simulation platform to model an injection system that would allow diesel engines
December 28, 2012
Trucks Next Door
Danielle LaLone: Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
In the fall of 2011, I purchased my 2006 GMC Duramax from a local farmer. The truck spent part of the winter at Dirty Hooker Diesel in Harbor Beach, M
December 27, 2012
News
Diamond's New Competition Diesel Piston
For GM Duramax competition diesel engines, Diamond has announced new 2618 billet aluminum pistons to replace the original aluminum castings.
December 26, 2012
Feature
Burger Joints Worse ThanĀ Trucks?
Luckily I live in a region that is made up of good people who for the most part, can appreciate a diesel pickup. Our community includes farmers and co
December 21, 2012| Published in the December 2012 issue
Build
Big Blue Part VII: Recapping our 7.3L project truck
We started out with this 2002 Ford F-250 project truck with a challenge to take this strong 7.3L engine and create a fuel-efficient, towing machine. The 7.3L engine is a legend in the diesel industry because of it durability and versatility, and that's wh
December 20, 2012
Spotlight
Another Build?: 11 Ford projects and counting
Chuck Chaplinski is not your average truck enthusiast. Chaplinski is not the kind of guy to just go buy a new Ford off the lot at the local dealership
December 18, 2012
Feature
DT Install - Well Covered: Roll-N-Lock retractable cover
We installed a Roll-N-Lock retractable bed cover on our 2011 Ram 3500 and have been testing it for the past six months. We'll show you how this instal
December 13, 2012
Column
The Importance Of Air: FASS works to improve diesel performance
Diesel Tech readers are always trying to get the most performance out of their trucks. As technology has improved over the years and decades, more and
December 11, 2012
Feature
DT Install - One Finger Turning: The ultimate steering upgrade
Have you ever asked yourself why manufacturers have always equipped trucks with such stupid-looking wheel and tire packages? Yes, there are some decen
December 10, 2012| Published in the December 2012 issue
Build
Lee Lovell The Honey Badger Part 3: Feeding the beast inside our Dodge Cummins
These days it is impossible to get on Facebook or any other social media site and not be faced by a barrage of Internet memes. They are defined as an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person and most often we see them as a funny saying a
December 07, 2012
News
DT Staff Going Remote: Firestone offers new key fob
Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC has added the Compact Remote Air Command system to its line of Air-Rite Air Control Systems. The remote sys
December 05, 2012
Spotlight
Project LBMC: Kelderman Air Ride
You may recall our project LBMC (Long Bed Mega Cab), a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 DRW Mega Cab that's got so many aftermarket upgrades and enhancements; we'r