Project Looks. Muscle. Longevity. (LML)

After a few months hiatus, Project LML is back for its final installment of the build. Over the last year and a half, this 2012 Silverado made quite the transformation, with everything from…

REMOVE THE VARIABLE. MAKE IT RELIABLE.

Historically, the 6.0L Power Stroke has been one of the more problematic diesel powerplants due to a few design issues, but with the right parts and consistent maintenance, it’s more than…

Backyard Power Mods: High-Mileage Duramax DIY for Under $500

It’s understandable that with today’s newer truck prices, more owners are opting to hang onto their five- to 10-year-old trucks, even when the mileage starts getting into the 200,000+…

Cummins Compound Turbos: Street and Tow-Worthy 700+ HP Combo

If you own a 2003-2007 Dodge with the 5.9L Cummins, it’s likely that you’re already well aware of the massive number of aftermarket options available to make more power. For most…

Ford FICM Fix: 6.0L Diesel Fuel Injection Control Upgrade

Ford introduced the 6.0-liter Power Stroke V-8 in 2003, as a new and purportedly better replacement for the 7.3. Both engines used…

When Def is Death: The Downside of Diesel Exhaust Fluid Misuse

Back in the September 2014 issue of Diesel World we talked about diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), which is used as an exhaust treatment in modern diesel emissions systems to reduce…

Ultimate Rear Axle Build: A Super-Strong 11.5 AAM Rear End for Your GM or Dodge (Part 1)

Diesel trucks are built to handle a lot of abuse, but

Ultimate Axle Build: Building A Super-Strong 9.25 AAM Front Axle for Your GM or Dodge (Part 2)

The independent front suspension system and 9.25-inch AAM axle delivered in 2001-2010 GM trucks is great at…

Nitto Tire Two-Fer: The Insider Take On the Two Newest Grappler Tires

When a tire manufacture introduces a new tire, it’s a milestone event. The engineering, testing and development to produce a truly new and unique tire take lots of both time and cash,…

Alternate Fire Cam: Strengthen A Duramax by Changing the Firing Order

With nearly 15 years of production, the 6.6L Duramax V-8 found in GM trucks has proven itself to be a…

Get Your GM Truck Under Control: Kryptonite Gives You Super Steering Response for The Life of Your Truck

The independent front suspension (IFS) found under the front of the 2001-2015 GM Duramax trucks has always…

COMMON SENSE: UNDERSTANDING TYPICAL COMMON RAIL DIESEL PROBLEMS

Although common rails are an improvement from prior types of fuel systems, they’re not without their issues. Many of these problems, however, stem from things unrelated to the design of a…

Solid Hook Up: Longhorn Fab Shop Traction Bar Kit

Torque. It’s the biggest reason most diesel owners are diesel owners to begin with: The massive torque these trucks can produce is what gets a 14,000 lb. trailer moving from the stop…

Inside a 3,000-HP Injection Pump: Scheid Diesel’s Incredible 16mm P7100

The function of a P-pump is relatively simple, although it may take a few readings to understand. The pump basically acts like a small engine, but instead of compressing air, the rotating…