March 28, 2019
Feature, Round Up, News
FUELAB Expands Successful H/E Brushless Twin Screw Pump Series
Building on the highly successful 474 Series external brushless twin screw pumps, FUELAB is proud to offer our 484 Series in-tank brushless twin screw pumps for the most demanding applications.
March 28, 2019
News
Web Exclusive Federal Judge Upholds Dodge Diesel Owners’ Claims in Emissions-Cheating Class-Action Lawsuit Against Fiat Chrysler and Cummins: Judge finds that lawsuit adequately pleads existence of defeat devices in trucks, and upholds most claims, including RICO charges
U.S. District Judge Terrence G. Berg upheld claims brought against Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Cummins in a class-action lawsuit accusing the automaker and engine manufacturer of installing diesel emissions defeat devices in 2007-2012 Dodge RAM 2500 and 3500
March 28, 2019
Injectors, Feature
Web Exclusive Keep It Clean
The number one enemy of any fuel injection system is contamination, plain and simple. Whether it’s a modern-day rail system with operating pressures of 2-3000 Bar or a legacy pump running at 600 Bar, the introduction of foreign particles or substances can
March 28, 2019
Products, News
Web Exclusive Roush Super Duty Fords
Roush Performance has announced the release of its most capable heavy-duty truck ever, the 2019 Roush Super Duty. These vehicles offer incredible performance, whether towing heavy loads or exploring backcountry trails, with power and dependability backed
March 27, 2019
Products, News
New Product: XPD X-Factor Oil Additive
Xtreme Diesel Performance has added an all-new XPD X-Factor high performance oil additive to its product line.
March 27, 2019
Products, News
New Product: Amp’d F-150 Throttle Booster
With the new diesel motor and the new 10-speed transmission in the Ford F-150 3.0L Powerstroke, truck owners are missing the pedal responsiveness of their gas F-150 trucks. However, the Edge Amp’d Throttle Booster solves that problem.
March 26, 2019
Products, News
New Product: Coil Spring Spacers
Summit Racing offers Belltech Leveling Kit coil spring spacers that slip under the front coil springs, are easy to install and give you some extra room for bigger wheels and tires.
March 26, 2019
News
Web Exclusive Scheid Diesel Open House
The public is invited ot the Scheid Diesel Open House, April 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Scheid has been servicing diesels since 1982 and the company is celebrating the addition of its new machine shop and drive-in bays.
March 26, 2019
Products, News
New Product: Bullet Proof Diesel Oil Cooler
Bullet Proof Diesel has released a new heavy-duty oil cooler for the Ford 6.7L Power Stroke engine—an industry first. Immediately available, the BulletProof 6.7L Power Stroke Oil Cooler has been engineered to provide increased cooling capability for truc
March 25, 2019
Products, News
New Product: Amsoil Severe Gear
Amsoil has unveiled a revolutionary new packaging system for hard-to-reach gear lube installations. The new Severe Gear Easy-Pack eliminates the challenges presented when changing gear lube by providing less mess, reduced waste and easier access. The Easy
March 25, 2019
Products, News
New Product: Air Lift LoadLifter 5000
Air Lift Company has launched new LoadLifter 5000 series kits for 2019 RAM 1500 4WD pickups that feature three of Air Lift’s best-selling load support products–the LoadLifter 5000, LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate, and the LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate PLUS.
March 25, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Installs, Feature
Steve Janes Product Install—Bed Mat: Black Armour Bed Mat Fits Like A Glove
Black Armour makes a bed mat that not only provides a cushion for items you throw in the back of your truck, but also reduces their ability to shift. They stay where you put them so they are just as easy to reach as they were to load.
March 24, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Duramax, Feature
Trucks Next Door--Ty Blaskovich
Ty Blaskovich Shelley, ID 2005 Chevy Duramax
March 23, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Cummins, Feature
Trucks Next Door--Chad Carrol
Chad Carroll Jackson, OH 1997 Dodge Ram 2500
March 20, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Products, Feature
Steve Janes Product Test—Tow & Stow: Slick Way To Carry Your Hitch
So when I came across the Tow & Stow from BW Trailer Hitches, I actually found a tow hitch I liked. It looks great, it works great. And when it’s not in use, it will pivot up under my bumper so it’s not noticeable or in the way. It’s there when I need it
March 19, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Products, Feature
Product Test—IoNBoost V10: Need A Boost?
The editors of Diesel Tech have tested several different “jumpstart” battery packs and have found the Wagan Tech iOnBoost V10 Lithium Jumpstarter is one of the better jumpstart kits available for an affordable price.
March 16, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
PowerStroke, Feature
Emily’s Big Truck Passion
Growing up, Emily Eckert always wanted a big truck. That passion grew from not only wanting a “truck life” but wanting to know everything about them. And anything diesel peeked her interest.
March 14, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Round Up, Feature
Diesel Tech Roundup: Tune In To Performance
We’ve combined tuners and gauges in this month’s Diesel Tech Roundup—to help you find that secret combination that will make your truck run better than your buddy’s truck.
March 14, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Products, Feature
Steve Janes Product Test—Recovery Gear: Bubba Ropes When Nothing Else Works
The editors of Diesel Tech Magazine have found a tool that should be part of everyone’s vehicle emergency gear—the Bubba Rope. This is a tow rope that can get you going or get you where the problem can be more properly examined.
March 13, 2019
Products, News
RBP Stealth Running Boards
Rolling Big Power has announced the release of its Stealth Power Running Boards for stock and lifted trucks, Jeeps and SUVs. These dual motor, power-assisted running boards deploy and help the driver and passengers get in and out of the vehicle, especiall
March 11, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Build, Feature
Steve Janes Lift And Stretch: The makings of a SEMA truck
Anytime you take on a project vehicle, there’s a certain degree of chaos that goes along with the build. But when you add to the mix a hard deadline of a SEMA event, along with the fact that there will be dozens of project vehicles on display and pretty m
March 11, 2019
Products, News
Web Exclusive BDS Ford Ranger 2-Inch Leveling Kit
BDS Suspension is now shipping out the first of several new lift kits and accessories coming available for the all new 2019 Ford Ranger.
March 08, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Installs, Feature
Product Install—Bradford Built Flatbeds
The editors of Diesel Tech Magazine have visited with the crew at Bradford Built in Washington, KS, to see what the process is to install a flatbed to a diesel truck. They contacted one of their dealers, Diesel Werx in Cle Elum, WA, who was in the process
March 05, 2019
Products, News
Sinister Diesel Master Cylinder Cap: For 1999-2016 Ford Powerstroke
Sinister Diesel MFG. is releasing a new Master Cylinder Cap for the 1999-2016 Ford Powerstroke. OEM plastic factory caps have a reputation for cracking or becoming brittle over time. Sinister Diesel’s cap won’t crack due to stronger billet aluminum materi
March 04, 2019
News
Web Exclusive Premier Performance Celebrates 20 Years of Business with “Platinum” Rewards Programs
Premier Performance Products Distribution, a wholesale distributor of aftermarket automotive parts primarily serving the light truck and off-road segments, celebrates 20 years of business in 2019 with a series of “Platinum” Rewards Programs.
March 04, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Build, Feature
Steve Janes Putting The Bling In SEMA: Cosmetics looks like a million bucks
Being a finance manager for Clay Cooley Auto Group, a major automobile dealership in Texas, definitely gives Arturo Cardoso an inside look at the latest technology in vehicles, allowing him access to drive pretty much what he wants. But for the past three
March 01, 2019| Published in the March 2019 issue
Tech Corner, Feature
Whatcha Working On …: Installing 2.5-inch Leveling Kit
Since watching others work is common practice for the editors of Diesel Tech Magazine, this section is dedicated to all the diesel technicians whose work is interrupted by someone looking over their shoulders and asking annoying questions