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6.4L Bottom End Build Underway
Project International Threat Posted April 23 2013 12:59 PM by Mike McGlothlin

 With our 6.4L stripped down to the bare block, we're going to address a known weak point...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips, Ford  | 


390,000-Mile Duramax
Going The Distance Posted January 7 2013 10:49 AM by Mike McGlothlin

    Vibration and age can prove to be a problematic combo for high mileage diesels...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Chevy  | 

Ford Does NOT Own Cummins
Most Common Diesel Myth Posted November 12 2012 04:14 PM by Mike McGlothlin

    As part of an article where we address 10 common diesel myths, this one tops the list...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Diesel Observations, Ford  | 

How To Find 4BT's
The 3.9L Cummins Craze Rages On Posted October 24 2012 06:58 AM by Mike McGlothlin

    If you've always wondered how you could get your hands on a cheap 4BT Cummins, this is your answer...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Trend Observations  | 

Guess the S-ATV's Engine Win a Prize
Mid-Mounted 300+HP Diesel For the Special Forces Posted September 27 2012 10:29 PM by jason.thompson

 Oshkosh Defense does not want to reveal too much information regarding its new S-ATV. It was designed for Special Forces missions—with lightness, speed, and surprise in mind. Who wants to guess at the engine? It has a stack. 

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Trend Observations  | 

Daimler 7.7L & Possible DD11 On The Horizon?
Daimler's New 7.7L Diesel Posted September 27 2012 04:42 PM by Mike McGlothlin

    Daimler Trucks recently brought a 7.7L inline-six diesel to market for medium duty trucks in Europe, and it says no technical barriers exist to keep it from coming to North America...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Diesel News  | 

What Gets Your Vote?
Are High-Pressure Oil Leaks The 6.0L's Achilles Heel? Posted September 20 2012 04:43 PM by Mike McGlothlin

      Of all the issues that plague the 6.0L Power Stroke, which is its biggest problem?

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Trend Observations  | 

Project 300
How to Pull a Diesel Engine Posted September 12 2012 12:02 PM by jason.thompson

 Pulling a 1,000 pound hunk of broken engine from a steel cage is fun but challenging. Anyone have any good tips? Garrrett and Newly of Underground Diesel helped pull the 6.9L International IDI diesel from our ’87 Ford F-250.

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips  | 

Project 300: Engine Transplant
’94 7.3L Factory Turbo Swap Posted September 8 2012 10:57 PM by jason.thompson

 Project 300’87 Ford F-250 6.9L and 7.3L International diesel Why I Drive An IDIPart 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Part 9Part 10 Timing an IDIIntellistick: Intelligent Dipstick How To Measure Cylinder BoresHow...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips  | 

Ford Pulls Battleship
Upcoming Diesel Power Feature Posted August 31 2012 12:33 AM by jason.thompson

 Luckily the Ford was there to pull the battleship at the harbors of San Pedro, California.

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Diesel Observations  | 

Spare 7.3L
The Backup Plan Posted August 20 2012 03:00 PM by Mike McGlothlin

    Before bumping up horsepower even further in our '97 F-350, I decided to formulate a backup plan...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Diesel News  | 

Project 300: Engine, Transmission, & Rear Axle
’94 7.3L IDI Turbo Engine Swap Posted August 19 2012 12:34 AM by jason.thompson

 Project 300 is back from the dead thanks to our AAA roadside assistance and Larry's Towing and Transport.  We're going to swap out the tired ’87 6.9L IDI in favor of a ’94 7.3L IDI factory turbo engine. We also have a long...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips  | 

Why Injectors Fail
330,000,000 Injections, 30,000 PSI, and 1,000 Degrees Posted August 16 2012 12:00 PM by jason.thompson

 The November issue will have an article called "Why Injectors Fail." We crammed as much information into it as we could but here is a little that wouldn't fit. Fuel injector science is more impressive than rocket science....

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips  | 

Who's The Best Diesel Mechanic in the World?
Who Has the Best Diesel Shop in the World? Posted August 14 2012 10:41 AM by jason.thompson

 I wish they'd make Olympic events for mechanics. I bet I could at least get a bronze in the: IDI Timing Event. Thankfully we have the Diesel Power Challenge which is kind of like the Olympic games only more fun. So who is...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips  | 

Readers' Diesels Sneak Peak
How To Get Into Diesel Power Posted August 14 2012 09:54 AM by jason.thompson

 Mark Corey sent us an email (jason.thompson@sorc.com) with a description of his truck and a 3 MB high res picture as an attachment. If you'd like to get into Diesel Power magazine you can do the same thing. If you've...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Tech Tips  | 

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