Photo 2/6 | 001 Diesel Tech Questions | Vibrations at certain speeds in lifted four-wheel-drive trucks are caused by many different variables, including worn stub-shaft bearings in the front differential, a bad shock, and an improper angle of the driveshaft. Diagnosing the exact cause typically requires a close inspection of all moving parts while the truck is on a hoist.
Photo 3/6 | 002 Diesel Tech Questions | Older Dodges with Cummins 5.9L engines can get a nice boost in towing power without sacrificing reliability by running a blueprinted CP3 injection pump and rebuilt Bosch injectors with 50hp tips.
Photo 4/6 | 003 Diesel Tech Questions | Edge Products, Hypertech, and Bully Dog offer ECM calibrations that are designed to help promote better fuel mileage. Our research shows that most of the popular handheld programmers typically improve fuel economy 1 to 3 mpg over that of the stock tune.
Photo 5/6 | 004 Diesel Tech Questions | Class B diesel-powered, camper-type vans are becoming quite popular among RVers. Today’s turbodiesel engines provide good fuel economy along with other advantages over gas engines.
Photo 6/6 | 005 Diesel Tech Questions | Good airflow over a big cooling surface is very effective for keeping water temperatures under control for diesel engines that are prone to running hot. Installing an efficient radiator and electric fans is a lot cheaper than doing a full-on engine swap.