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Top 10 Diesel Tech Articles

Highlighting reports on truck engines, turbos, suspensions, and more

Oct 2, 2020
Let's take a minute to talk tech. Diesel-tech, specifically, and the simple upgrades, bolt-on installations, and more elaborate full-truck builds that make up what many enthusiasts feel is the most compelling segment of the truck hobby.
There are two major aspects of truck tech: the rig itself, which primarily focuses on interior/exterior/suspension, and various ways of changing its appearance and function, as well as the vehicle's drivetrain: engine, transmission, differentials, etc.
As a whole, MotorTrend Group's truck editors have covered and/or performed what has to be thousands of tech projects at this point, for its former print properties and current websites. Thankfully, the efforts are archived for posterity on trucktrend.com. With diesel being an extremely popular platform, this is a look back at ten oil-burner-specific tech articles that we hope you will enjoy, and possibly learn from.
Similar to other groupings of "ten best" (vehicles, concepts, etc.) we publish, this roundup is only a sampling of a collection that has been cultivated for decades. For some of you, they may be old hat. However, for newcomers to diesel, the articles may provide motivation or assistance for performing similar upgrades on your diesel pickup.
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Just Add Nitrous!

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Six-Speed Allison Transmission Swap for OBS Fords

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Top Tech: Diesel Questions and Answers

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Modifying Diesel Fuel Injectors

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Solving the "Red Diesel" Mystery

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Bullet Proof Diesel's 6.0L Oil-Cooler Remedy

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Top Turbo Terminology

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GMC Sierra 2500HD Lift Installation

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DIY Turbo Rebuilding

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Cummins Diesel Fresh Start(er)