December 30, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
GM TapShifter
The Fleece Performance TapShifter allows you to shift your 2001-2005 GM Allison Transmission with the touch of a button, just like the 2006 and newer trucks.
December 28, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Long-Lasting Sway Bar Link Solutions
Are you tired of replacing the worn-out sway bar end links on your Dodge Ram? Have a problem finding correct link lengths for leveled or lifted trucks?
December 26, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
New 6-in-1 Diesel Fuel Additive
Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple has released Max-Tane, a high performance fuel system treatment designed specifically for all types of light, medium and heavy-duty diesel trucks.
December 24, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Fitch Releases Report
Fitch Fuel Catalyst now has information from a recently published report from the University of Connecticut Research Institute.
December 24, 2014
Cummins, Trucks Next Door
Justin Clapp's Truck Next Door: Wingo, Ky.
Justin Clapp's 2006 Dodge 3500 Mega Cab with a 5.9L Cummins engine
December 22, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Firestone Releases Android Upgrade
Firestone Industrial Products has released its Air Command Kit for Android that is designed to provide an instant air source to a vehicle’s suspension system, delivering convenient adjustability of air helper springs.
December 20, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Big News From Edge
Tuning for 2014 Chevy/GMC 6.6L LML Duramax owners is now available through the Evolution CS (part number 85100), Evolution CTS (part number 85200) and EvoHT (part number 26030) from Edge.
December 19, 2014
Products
Web Exclusive Redesigned Honey Badger Front Bumper: From Addictive Diesel Designs
Addictive Desert Designs, a leader in automotive aftermarket parts and accessories, has redesigned and rereleased the Honey Badger Front Bumper, incorporating lockable storage boxes.
December 18, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Correction On AEM Install: In our November issue, in the AEM Performance Electronics Water Methanol Injection install article, there are a few points that need further clarifica
In our November issue, in the AEM Performance Electronics Water Methanol Injection install article, there are a few points that need further clarification or correction. Diesel Tech apologizes for any confusion.
December 18, 2014
Exhaust, News
Web Exclusive Jeffrey V. Shirts In Defense of Rollin’ Coal: A response to Carl Strock
I use Google Alerts to keep me on the forefront of trending and hot topics within our industry, and lately I have been following the trumped up controversy against rollin’ coal.
December 17, 2014
Trucks Next Door, Duramax
Preston McCabe's Truck Next Door: Queen Creek, Ariz.
Preston McCabe's 2011 GMC Sierra 3500 SLT LML Duramax crew cab
December 16, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Boost Load Capacity With B&W Hitch
The new RVB3500 Companion fifth wheel hitch from B&W meets consumer preferences for heavier RV payloads and accommodates changing truck beds, while keeping its convenient, single-point attachment design and smooth, quiet ride.
December 16, 2014
News, Products
Web Exclusive Transfer Flow's Refueling Tanks: Fuel trucks, toys and equipment
Designed for both domestic and imported full-size pick-ups.
December 14, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
New RAM 2500/3500 Rear Sway Bar
Big Wig Rear Sway Bars feature a massive 1 5/16-inch solid heat-treated steel bar that is powder coated for durability and long-lasting good looks.
December 12, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Back Pain?: Treat the cause, not the symptoms
For all-natural relief from the cause of your lower back and sciatica pain, the World’s Best Back Brace offers the DDS 300 Spinal-Air Decompression brace. Using patented VAP (Vertical Air Pressure) technology to decompress your lower spine, the brace allo
December 12, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Jeffrey V. Shirts Ford Strikes Back: Rumors of an F150 Diesel
This week news and rumors have spread that Ford has a bold response to the growing popularity of Dodge's Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.
December 12, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Diesel Tech Recognizes DashLogic From Palmer Performance Engineering
Cayd Freeman, account executive of Diesel Tech, presented a Show Stopper Award to Brian Palmer, president of Palmer Performance Engineering and his crew for the Palmer Performance Engineering DashLogic.
December 11, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Truck Next Door
December 11, 2014
News, Products, Duramax
Web Exclusive Bolt Together Tie Rod Sleeves : Installs in 10 minutes and NO alignment needed
Everyone knows that tie rods on GM trucks are not strong enough to withstand the massive amounts of power the Duramax diesel engine produces.
December 10, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
New Super Duty Bumper Released
After much research, design and testing, ARB’s engineering and product development team has developed the next generation in full size truck bumpers for all 2011 Super Duty trucks and newer.
December 10, 2014
Trucks Next Door, PowerStroke
Randy Eckstein's Truck Next Door: Illinois City, Ill.
Randy Eckstein's 2005 Ford F250
December 09, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Weigh-Safe Wins Best New Product At SEMA
There were over 2000 new product entries representing 16 categories competing for SEMA innovation awards at this year’s show. One of the winners was Kevin McAllister, the inventor of the Weigh-Safe trailer hitch, which was selected Best of the New Tools a
December 09, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Diesel Tech Recognizes The N-FAB AdjustSTEP
Brady Kay, executive editor of Diesel Tech, presented a Show Stopper Award to Thomas Fichter, owner of N-FAB for its AdjustSTEP.
December 09, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Jeffrey V. Shirts Rise of the EcoDiesel: Taking 2015 by Storm
2015 will be the breakout year for Dodge’s new EcoDiesel. After gaining the attention of the industry, Chrysler has already increased their production numbers for 2015.
December 08, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Katie Burke DT Roundup: Bed Toys: Top accessories for the bed of your truck
After you’ve done everything to the engine of your truck, it’s time to start thinking about the outside.
December 08, 2014
Feature
Beau Belnap Full Pull: The thrill behind sled pulling
Your diesel truck is hooked to a sled—also known as a weight transfer sled—and you pull it as far as you can along the course’s 300-foot track.
December 06, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Michael Deulley The Warhorse Part 2: War for performance
Blood, sweat, strategy and unyielding determination for victory: this is how a war is fought.
December 06, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Diesel Tech Recognizes Rigid Industries Capture
Brady Kay, executive editor of Diesel Tech, presented a Show Stopper Award to Miranda Fuller, director of marketing for the Rigid Industries Capture.
December 06, 2014
News, Products
Web Exclusive N-FAB Light Bar with Multi-Mount
N-FAB Inc. releases its New Light Bar with Multi-Mount using N-FAB's patent pending full length slotted and circular pattern system light bar.
December 05, 2014
News
Web Exclusive One Person Smokes Out A Senator: New State Law Banning Modifications
Someone decided to smoke out an Assemblyman in New Jersey while he was driving his Nissan Leaf. A few days later, that Assemblyman, Tim Eustace proposed a bill that could change everything across the country. Our entire industry could be affected if other
December 05, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Warn Unveils Latest PowerPlant
As part of the 2013 SEMA Show, Warn Industries introduced its new PowerPlant.
December 05, 2014
Feature
Roy Sparks Salvage Yards: In search of hidden treasure
There are scrap yards all over the country with hidden treasure just waiting to be discovered.
December 05, 2014
News, PowerStroke, Products
Web Exclusive Sinister Up-pipes End Cracking And Leaking: For 7.3L Power Stroke
Sinister Diesel’s new 7.3L Power Stroke up-pipes eliminate the slip joint in the cast merge piece which is a common location for factory up-pipes to leak.
December 04, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Michael Deulley Troubleshooting Part 3: Ford Power Stroke
The final piece in our lineup of troubleshooting centers on the Ford Power Stroke platform.
December 04, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Diesel Tech Recognizes Titan Fuel Tanks Sidekick
Jeff Shirts, assistant editor of Diesel Tech magazine, presented the Show Stopper Award to James Patience for the Titan Fuel Tanks Sidekick.
December 04, 2014
News, Products
Web Exclusive Get Monster Torque and Performance: New Snap-on CT8850 18 Volt Cordless Impact Wrench
The new Snap-on CT8850 1/2-inch Cordless Impact Wrench is a monster when it comes to productivity, versatility and power.
December 03, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System Released
Titan Fuel Tanks, a leading manufacturer of high-performance, engineered aftermarket fuel tanks, introduced its new cross-linked polyethylene, Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System at the 2013 SEMA Show in November.
December 03, 2014
Feature, News
Web Exclusive Jeffrey V. Shirts Oil Price per Barrel Falling: How it will affect your daily driver
Oil prices are down sharply this year, losing over 30 percent of their value since hitting a summer peak.
December 02, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Tough Country Named Official Bumper of the NRA
The National Rifle Association announced today that Tough Country is “The Official Truck Bumper of the NRA.”
December 02, 2014| Published in the December 2014 issue
News
Brady L. Kay SEMA Turns 50: Recapping the annual show
When the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) began in 1963 with a small group of manufacturers who were suppliers of performance equipment, they couldn’t possibly have envisioned how fast this association was going to grow or how popular its ann
December 02, 2014
Products
Exhaust Manifold Flanges
Pro-Series Fabrication has released a new Billet Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold Flanges for 12v and 24v Cummins engines, enabling owners of Dodge Ram diesel trucks a platform to start a custom header build.
December 01, 2014
News
Web Exclusive Diesel Tech Recognized Snow Performance: Power Max EcoDiesel Water-Methanol Injection System
Brady Kay, executive editor of Diesel Tech, presented a Show Stopper Award to Matt Snow, president of Snow Performance, for the Power Max EcoDiesel Water-Methanol Injection System.