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How To Swap a Ford 7.3L Power Stroke V-8 with a 5.9L Cummins I-6 and Allison 1000 Transmission
Transplanting a 5.9L Cummins engine and Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission into an ’01 Ford F-250.
Bruce W. SmithOct 7, 2016

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2009 GMC Duramax Diesel - The Cooling Pans
When we added power to our 2009 GMC Duramax Diesel, we wanted to ensure the longevity of our transmission and differential by making sure they run cool enough.
Sean HaggaiDec 29, 2015
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Ford 4R70W TCI Automatic Transmission Rebuild
Our 4R70W is a great testbed to show just what goes into an automatic transmission rebuild since it was used in such a wide variety of Ford trucks.
Jason GondermanNov 24, 2015
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1967 Ford F-100 - Project Speed Bump: Part 4
Giving our '67 Ford F-100 a renovated rear end.
Sean P. HolmanSep 11, 2015
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Precision Fabrication Plus RDP Xtreme GM Solid Axle Swap Kit
If you're looking to add a tall lift and big tires to your Silverado or Sierra, a solid-axle swap kit by Precision Fabrication Plus is the best way to go.
Jason GondermanJun 29, 2015
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PPE Deep Aluminum Differential Cover and Transmission Pan Install
Our ’04½ Chevy Duramax 2500HD often tows a trailer close behind—sometimes right in the thick of scorching weather.
Rick SosebeeJun 9, 2015
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Cummins NV4500 South Bend Dual Disc Clutch Upgrade - Holding Power
There are several aftermarket clutch options to choose from for these trucks, but only a couple offer a substantial upgrade from stock without the cost, noise, driveability, and pedal effort considerations of a full-blown competition clutch.
Ben BattlesMay 28, 2015
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Installing Sinister Diesel’s Cummins Steering Box Support
Eight-lug trucks are built tough to perform under extreme situations and, in most circumstances, they offer many years of reliable use.
Scott ThompsonMay 19, 2015
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DieselSite E4OD Transmission Upgrade & Install - Shift Change
In this report, we focus our attention on Ford’s first completely electronic, light-truck automatic, the E4OD: a spin off of the hydraulically managed, three-speed C6.
KJ JonesApr 1, 2015
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RevMax 68RFE Signature 1000 Transmission Upgrade
As the number of 6.7L Cummins–equipped Rams on the road increased, so did the amount of people looking to modify them.
Jason GondermanMar 18, 2015
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How To Install a Tapshifter - The Touch of a Button
For those of us holding onto our older diesels, investing in components and accessories that make driving them more enjoyable is a good idea.
Mike McGlothlinFeb 20, 2015
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Ford Super Duty Dynatrac Dana 60 Free Spin Kit Install
Free Wheeling: Better MPG and Less Wear with Dynatrac
Maxwell MatthewsonSep 26, 2014
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RevMax 68RFE Signature 1,000 Transmission For 2007-2014 Ram HD 6.7L - Diesel Tech
We managed to get our hands on one of the first available Ram HD Transmission to the public and plan to put it to the test behind a 1,000hp 2008 Ram 2500. We’ll report back soon with how it’s holding up...
Jason GondermanJul 23, 2014
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2013 GMC Sierra 500hp LML Transmission Upgrade
When we heard famous EFILive tuner “Idaho” Rob Coddens had a 500-rwhp, LML-powered 2013 GMC Sierra he was playing around with that still had all its emissions hardware intact, we just had to see for ourselves.
Jason SandsMay 5, 2014
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado Rearend Renovation
No matter how powerful your truck’s engine is, or how strong your transmission is, all that horsepower and torque goes to one place -- your rear axle.
Patrick McCarthyMay 2, 2014
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1999-2010 Ford Super Duty Fuel Tank Replacement - Tech and How-To
If you drive a 1999-2010 Ford F-250, F-350, F-450 Super Duty pickup, F-550 diesel cab and chassis, diesel E-Series van, or Class C motorhome, you should know about an issue that can affect the fuel tanks.
Gary WescottMar 21, 2014
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PML’s New Transmission Pan for Late Model Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - Tech
During testing, using a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 equipped with the six-speed 6L80E, we’ve seen temperatures hit 250 degrees on multiple occasions. To fight these high temperatures, we turned to a larger transmission cooler first.
Adam BlattenbergFeb 14, 2014
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2008 ford f-250 - Suncoast Transmission Swap
End Of Problems
Bob CarpenterJan 27, 2014
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2002 2500hd Duramax Gear Rebuild - Gears Not Tears
There’s no debate that diesel-powered pickups are making more power than ever, and when you combine that with a big lift, it puts more strain on the rear end gears. When you put 37-inch-tall tires on a diesel truck, it’s the icing on the cake.
Kanan GubinsNov 13, 2013
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Stop Wandering! - Ford Super Duty Steering Fix
Our project F-350 has 192,000 miles on the odometer now, and for the past 15,000 or so we’ve been noticing the steering and frontend getting more and more sloppy.
Lee LimleSep 23, 2013
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Budget Transmission Upgrades
Big Power Handling at Small Prices
Jason SandsJul 12, 2013
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