Links for Tech


6.0 Powerstroke Common Issues and Problems
http://www.littlepowershop.com/60problems.html
Detailed rundown of the common problems with the 6.0L by a mechanic.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.0L V8

LLY Overheating Problems - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=370357
Nice list of the major LLY overheating discussions and solutions.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8

The Hot Sheet: 33 Off-Road Tires Tested - Jp Magazine
http://www.jpmagazine.com/techarticles/wheels/154_1203_the_hot_sheet_33_off_road_tires_tested/viewall.html
JP Magazine rates 33 off road tires.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Brakes, wheels & tires

Removing the Duramax 2nd battery tray
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/26445473.cfm
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2001, 2002, 2003 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Fuel Effects on a Modern Diesel Engine: Ford 6.7L run with varying fuels & Bosch fuel pump torn down
http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA547468&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf
Detailed report of a short duration run (only 210 total hours) on the 6.7L Ford. Includes tear-down pictures on the Bosch CP4.2 pump. There was some minor wear.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Do I need a $ 11,000 fuel System - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=463239
Multiple "fuel filter" light incidents in a few hundred miles, multiple fuel filter replacements with no help. The light is triggered by lack of fuel pressure, in the case of this poster it was caused by a grenaded fuel pump. Multiple responses ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Found a Fix for P0087 when under a load - Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Forum
http://www.duramaxforum.com/forum/diy-tech-discussion/63780-found-fix-p0087-when-under-load.html
Duramax stumbling on acceleration? Might be collapsed fuel lines. Check out the TSB and directions on how to fix them.
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=330203
Detailed comparison of the mouthpieces (intake tube) for the LLY and LBZ duramaxes, with an aftermarket version from Kodiak as well.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

My new F-350 gasser - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1194665-my-new-f-350-gasser.html
What oil weight to run in a new 6.2L? Stay with the Ford recommended 5W-20, even in hot environments. Responses from a police fleet mechanic with high mileage Crown Vics (CVPI) saying 5W-20 worked well for them even in Chicago heat and long idles.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

Welcome to guzzle's Transfer Case Fluid Change Web Page
http://www.guzzle7pt3.com/transfer.php
How to change NV transfer case fluid, applies directly to Ford and Dodge heavy duties, and most transfer cases in principle.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

Intercooler Condensation buildup - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1168813-intercooler-condensation-buildup.html
Discussion about Ford's TSB (12-6-4) for the Ecoboost's intercooler condensation.
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT

Gas Tuning & throwing CEL codes
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1191626-first-time-towing-with-5-star.html
Running a tuner on a gas engine and getting a check-engine-light (CEL) when towing or working the engine hard? It might be a lean condition due to insufficient spark (COP) or fuel. Read about one V10 owners experience, with respones and ideas from ...more
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Exterior
Year: 2008
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350 Engine: Ford 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10

Dodge Cummins Computer Fault Codes
http://store.dieseltruckresource.com/cofaco.html
Pulled a code from your Dodge and want a translation? Look here.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005, 2006, 2007 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Ford 2005-2008 Modular (4.6, 5.4, 6.8) Spark Plug TSB 08-07-06
http://grufmanbil.se/webshop/mektips/tsb08-07-06.pdf
Ford's TSB on the 2-piece sparkplug used on the 3V modular engines from 2005-2008. Special care is given to removal of broken 2-piece plugs.
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350 Engine: Ford 4.6L V8, 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10

How to ( BALL JOINTS ) - Dodge Diesel - Diesel Truck Resource Forums
http://www.dieseltruckresource.com/dev/ball-joints-t217250.html
Detailed writeup on replacing ball joints on any 2nd, 3rd, or 4th generation Ram.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 1993, 1994, 1995 ... 2001, 2002, 2003
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500

Comment on the Ice Pick Trick - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=438706
Some LLY owners have problems with the #7 injector that they remedy with an ice pick. Some counter-experiences and cautions in this thread.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Rear sway bar install on a F350 with 20
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1070522-rear-sway-bar-install-on-a-f350-with-20-wheels-pictures.html
Swaybar installation howto with pictures.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

OEM / aftermarket rear sway bar for F350 - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f151/oem-aftermarket-rear-sway-bar-f350-300368/
Wondering about the benefit of a rear sway bar? Before/after TT towing impressions show a big improvement.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

Trailer towing guide - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f32/trailer-towing-guide-307607/
Especially focused on the F-150, but applicable to all pickups.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling

Parking Brake Backing Plate Installation - WITH PICTURES - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1058615-parking-brake-backing-plate-installation-with-pictures.html
How to adjust and replace a parking break on a 99-up Ford Super Duty.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Brakes, wheels & tires
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW