March 27, 2014
First To Market: Edge ready for 2015 Duramax
Edge Products has announced its performance tuning for 2015 Chevy/GMC 6.6L Duramax diesel trucks is already here. The diesel Evolution CS & CTS now come equipped with impressive tuning coverage for these 2015 applications, making Edge the first to the mar
March 26, 2014
Feature My Truck
Trucks Next Door : Daniel Garvin and his 2002 Dodge 2500 Cummins
Daniel Garvin goes from toy hauler to sled puller.
March 26, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Cummins Releases 25th Anniversary Package
Today, Cummins commemorates the 25th Anniversary of its Turbo Diesel engine in the Ram Heavy Duty Truck lineup by releasing an upfit package for model-year 2014 heavy-duty pickups.
March 26, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Trucks Next Door: March 2014
March 24, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Levi Perkins Tech Corner With Levi: What you really need to know about tires and wheels
The great Henry Ford once said when introducing the Model T line of cars, “You can have any color you want as long as it is black.”
March 22, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Follow @DieselTechMag: What mod or upgrade is on your wish list?
Need more diesel? Follow us on Twitter at @DieselTechMag to keep up-to-date with what’s going on in the diesel pickup industry.
March 21, 2014
Products
Federal-Mogul National's Unitized Axle Shaft Seal
Engineered for Ford F250, F350, F450 and F550 4WD pickups with Spicer 50 or 60 Monobeam front axles, the unitized axle shaft seal is a great, easy to install seal that helps provide proper axial alignment during installation to ensure safe, reliable perfo
March 20, 2014
Products
Blackroadz Truck Tent
Napier Enterprises has recently launched its Blackroadz truck tent.
March 20, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Sinister Diesel's 6.0L Power Stroke 58v FICM
Sinister Diesel has released a 58v FICM that replaces Ford's factory FICM.
March 19, 2014
Michael Deulley Warhorse Part 4: Shifting tides of war
Combat in day one in the war for performance had Troy Unruh fighting tooth and nail to get the engine milled for ARP head studs, which led him to reinforce and armor the 5.9L engine itself.
March 19, 2014
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’re having a hard time finding a nook or cranny to add anything else to it.
March 18, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
60K And Growing: Find Out What Everyone Is Talking About
With over 60,000 Likes on the Diesel Tech magazine Facebook page, diesel enthusiasts are constantly getting breaking news, updates, special offers and giveaways.
March 18, 2014
Products
PPE's Ford EGR Cooler
Pacific Performance Engineering (PPE) has engineered an OEM replacement EGR cooler, which is California Air Resources certified 50 state legal.
March 16, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
BOLT Wins Award At SEMA
STRATTEC Security Corporation earned a Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice Award during the 2013 SEMA convention in Las Vegas, Nev., for its BOLT locks line.
March 15, 2014
Products
Snow Performance Releases new 50-State Legal MPG-MAX™ Diesel System: New MPG-MAX™ water injection system earns Executive Order D-723 from California Air Resources Board.
Woodland Park, Colorado – In response to requests from California customers with street driven diesel trucks, Now, the popular MPG-MAX™ injection system is available in 50-state legal form.
March 13, 2014
Feature
Web Exclusive SoCal Diesel Steps In With Our LB7
Today Diesel Tech magazine is in southern California, but instead of packing a surf board, we’re packing the heads from our 2003 LB7 that is having some overheating issues. When we knew our heads needed to be rebuilt, we wasted no time and headed straight
March 13, 2014
Products
Sears Offing Articulating Hitch
Sears.com is now selling the newly redesigned Lock ‘N’ Roll articulating trailer hitch. The Lock N Roll trailer hitch is a safer, easier to use and more versatile alternative to standard trailer hitches.
March 12, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Katie Burke Tread Wars: An in-depth look at tires and the different types available
Tires are an important aspect of your truck for a number of reasons. Some tires are more fuel-efficient than others.
March 12, 2014
Build
Road Treasure Part 3: Got Lift?!
The build series on this 2003 GMC LB7 Crew Cab Short Bed began a few months ago and is just now starting to reflect a glimpse of what was originally envisioned for Road Treasure. The 6.6L Duramax earned its Road Treasure name because its owner, Dave Fried
March 12, 2014
Installs
Duramax Fuel Filter Assembly Rebuild
Tools needed: Filter head rebuild o-rings 20 Torx bit Large flat head screwdriver Small flat head screwdriver Ratchet with extensions and 1/2-inch socket (for battery removal)? 5/16-inch wrench (for battery removal)? 12mm wrench for filter he
March 11, 2014
Products
Rancho's Steering Stabilizer's Coverage Expands
Rancho has expanded its line of steering stabilizers with the introduction of its RS7000MT stabilizer series, which can be mounted to Chevrolet and GMC trucks and SUVs dated back from the 1950s to the present.
March 10, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Katie Burke Power of Pink: A Full-Time Passion
Power of Pink is a new column to celebrate the fact that women in this industry know their stuff.
March 10, 2014
Build
The Elk Hunter Part 1: Getting ready for the hunt
There really is no good reason to be outside in the middle of January if you live in Idaho. It’s too cold to work—well, unless by work you mean wrenching on your own truck, and in that case it’s never too cold. Despite temperatures in the low teens on thi
March 10, 2014
Products
AlliLocker
If you're a sled puller or drag racer, you'll understand this. Sometimes you just need to control your torque converter from the palm of your hand.
March 10, 2014
Feature
Stone White Sleeper: A fourth generation RCSB?
When many of us buy our first diesels, we make the purchase for the reliability of the engine and the ease of towing. Rick Heide's Dodge was just like any other truck that you might find on the road today.
March 09, 2014
Round Up
Katie Burke DT Roundup: Fuel Additives: What’s in your truck?
No matter the modifications, over the life of your truck, fuel will be your single largest operating expense. There’s no way around it and if history has taught us anything, fuel prices are only going to go up.
March 08, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
DT Install: Grid Heater Delete: Longhorn Fab Shop has what you need
Say goodbye to that ridiculously restrictive grid heater!
March 07, 2014
Feature
Six on the Ground: One-of-a-Kind Dodge Dually
All you truck guys will agree with me on this one. Don’t you hate it when you spend a bunch of time building up a truck in your town trying to be the first one to have all the cool wheels and all the aftermarket goodies, only to realize what you’ve starte
March 06, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Michael Deulley Warhorse Part 3: Fight For Power
The second battle came into full swing when Troy Unruh finished reassembling the 5.9L Cummins engine together and mounted it back into his '96 Dodge.
March 06, 2014
Time To Get All DECKED Out
DECKED, LLC., of Ketchum, Idaho, has announced a new full-sized pickup bed storage system that can now be ordered directly from its website.
March 04, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Michael Deulley Clearing The Air: The importance of performance exhaust systems
We've all seen them: those gigantic exhaust tips and systems flooding black smoke on the highway.
March 04, 2014
Products
Air Lift Teams Up With Goodyear
Since its birth in 1949, Air Lift has been providing an increasingly greater line of suspension solutions for lifted and lowered SUV, CUV, RV and pickups.
March 04, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Breaking News: Bully Dog and SCT Merge
SCT Holdings (SCT), the leading software company focused on improving fuel efficiency and increasing performance in vehicles, today announced the acquisition of Bully Dog, an industry leader in offering full-featured automotive calibration solutions to th
March 02, 2014| Published in the March 2014 issue
News
Suspension Updates: 2013 RAM 3500
No doubt you’ve all heard and many have seen the new 2013 RAM 3500 trucks where RAM has made big changes to its frame, suspension, powertrain options and interior.
March 01, 2014
Build
Lee Lovell The Honey Badger Part 5: Playing The Part
In the popular Facebook video, the Honey Badger takes down a Cobra in one fell swoop. In real life, our 2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Cummins dually Honey Badger project truck can smoke a Mustang into submission. That’s just how it rolls. When a just-off-the-lot