John Kulawy's Truck Next Door

Colchester, Conn.

February 2017 Cummins, Feature My Truck, Feature

This is my 2001 Dodge 2500 Cummins Diesel 4X4 standard cab 8 1/2-foot box 3/4 ton 5-speed stick. Current modifications on this truck include Rancho front springs and Rancho shocks, Detroit Locker 3.55 gears, a South Bend clutch, and B&D shifter. It also has custom nerf bars made from three-inch SCH 40 stainless steel piping, a custom push bar made from 1/2-inch plate and 2 1/2-inch SCH 40 pipe, and the front and rear bumpers were reinforced with about 200 pounds of #11 rebar. The wheels are stock steel with 315-75-16 Cooper T3s. It has a five-inch exhaust with a muffler delete, 100 horse injectors, B&D turbo, B&D exhaust three piece manifold, B&D intake horn, tunnel ram intake manifold, super chips tuner, custom made fuel system using an MSD fuel pump and fuel regulator, and a custom-made air intake system. Finally, it has an AFE intercooler, a Mishimoto aluminum radiator and a nine-inch pro stock hood scope that works. I dynoed it last summer at 391 HP and 798 FP of Torque at the rear wheels. In the future I want to add a Hot Rod V-44 pump. This daily driver (when I'm home to enjoy it) has 120,000 miles on it!


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