Links for Tech


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

How much does your rig weigh?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/20298675/srt/pd/pging/1.cfm
Wondering about the weight of a truck or trailer you're considering purchasing? Finding out realistic empty or loaded weights of trucks and trailers is notoriously hard. In this thread, find pages upon pages of real world weigh results. Search the ...more
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: all

How to weigh your trailer
http://m.fifthwheelst.com/homepage.htm
Can you tow it? A good question asked before buying a pickup or trailer. Find advice breaking down the weights you'll need to get, and directions on how to get them.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: all

Progress on trans snap ring replacement - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/818233-progress-on-trans-snap-ring-replacement.html
Some additional info: (FSA) 05B27 was established to replace the 5R110 automatic transmission low-reverse snap-ring for use with snowplow-equipped vehicles. This fix, currently in production for vehicles built after January, 14, 2005--January, 12, ...more
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Transmission
Year: 2005
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350