Links for 2013


5.7 Tundra DIY transmission fluid change
http://www.tundratalk.net/forums/maintenance-repair/106946-5-7-tundra-diy-transmission-fluid-change.html
Steps to check the tranny fluid level (by a drain plug) and to replace the fluid without using a flushing machine.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009 ... 2016, 2017, 2018
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8

Ford Axle Lubricant Specs
https://www.fcsdchemicalsandlubricants.com/Main/quickref/axlelube.pdf
Capacities and lubricant types for all Fords 2008-2017
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Type: Specs
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010 ... 2015, 2016, 2017
Make/Model: Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC, Ranger

Diagnosing Tundra Air Pump Failures
http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/air-pump-failures.402819/
Includes TSB and Technical Reference information on when the air pump runs. The latest TSB is T-SB-0160-11 Rev 2 http://media.fixed-ops.com/Toy_ServiceBulletins/sb0160T11.pdf
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Type: HowTo, TSB
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010 ... 2013, 2014, 2015
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Toyota 5.7L V8

Ford 6.8L - 3V Engine & 6R140 Transmission
http://www.newyorkbussales.com/ford-engine.cfm
Bluebird Bus company details the 6R140 and 6.8L 3V V10 engine. Includes performance comparisons to the GM 8.1L V8 and Allison 1000 and 2000 transmissions.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results
Year: 2011, 2012, 2013 ... 2015, 2016, 2017
Make/Model: Ford F450CC, F550CC Engine: Ford 6.8L V10; GM 8.1L V8

Consumer Reports 2013 Most Reliable New Cars
http://www.autonews.com/assets/PDF/CA915411028.PDF
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2013

Popular Trucks Crash Test Videos
https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/28203705.cfm
A list of US NHTSA crash test videos for recent pickups.
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Type: Published review Attributes: Video
Year: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD; Dodge 2500; Ford F150, F250; Toyota Tundra

Forum: CP3 in Ram verses CP4 in Ford and GM
https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/28204395/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Discussion about Bosch HPFP CP4 applications on Ford and GM diesels, including details on the construction of the pump and why it's susceptible to failing: It is in the laws of physics... First, they used the fuel, diesel, as the CP4's internal's ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2013, 2014, 2015
Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

2013-2014 Dodge Ram 1500 engine, transmission, and axles (powertrain)
http://www.allpar.com/model/ram/dodge/2013-ram-powertrain.html
Details from AllPar on the big changes in the 2013 Ram 1500 powertrain.
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Type: Published review Attributes: Photos
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD, 3.6L V6, 4.7L V8, 5.7L V8

Chrysler: 8-Speed Automatic Transmission Update and Service Best Practices
http://courses.chrysleracademy.com/MT201211/shell_popups/pdf/Reference.pdf
Tech manual on servicing the 8HP70 transmission.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500

Aftermarket transmission cooler results and analysis
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/2559-aftermarket-transmission-cooler-results-analysis...
Adding a transmission cooler to a 8HP70 in a 2013+ Ram 1500 Ecodiesel, includes temperature comparisons.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

2013 Ram 1500 First Drive Review - Car and Driver
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-ram-1500-first-drive-review
Quick review of the 2013 Ram 1500.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500

Running a Ford 6.7L with DEF in the diesel tank
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27623232.cfm
One owner's experience after mistakenly adding some DEF to the diesel tank and driving until the water in fuel (WIF) light illuminates.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Calling out all who had problems with DEF/Emissions - Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Forum
http://www.duramaxforum.com/forum/2011-lml-duramax-powertrain/193378-calling-out-all-who-had-problems-def-emissions.html
Long thread collecting owner experiences with DEF in the 2011+ Duramax LML motors. One user suggested some remediation options Yea WileECoyote. I am glad you started this thread. I have learned a lot from it and I am sure others have also. Being ...more
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Type: News Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine, Upgrade/Aftermarket?
Year: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Engine: GM 6.6L V8

INTRODUCING THE NEW 2013 RAM HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS
http://www.turbodieselregister.com/articlelive/articles/301/1/INTRODUCING-THE-NEW-2013-RAM-HEAVY-DUTY-TRUCKS/Page1.html
A writeup of the 2012 Texas State Fair product introduction of the 2013 RAM HD pickups.
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: Dodge 5.9L I6

2013 Ford SuperDuty Wiring Guide
https://www.fleet.ford.com/truckbbas/non-html/2013/2013_Electrical_Wiring_v1-1.pdf
Body Builder layout guide from Ford, wiring section. Schematics and details for wiring.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Whole vehicle
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC

2013 Millersburg Meet (Ohio truck meet) results with HD video! - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1251825-2013-millersburg-meet-results-with-hd-video.html
A rematch of previous efforts, with a few different trucks. Five trucks pull 15K up a hill, with videos for each pull. For the first time an F-150 Ecoboost makes the run. Here's who came out: bthr22 (Ryan) - 2000 F250, 2WD V10, 3.73 gears ...more
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Type: Tow report Attributes: Video
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2010, 2011, 2013
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT, 6.0L V8, 6.2L V8, 6.7L V8, 6.8L V10

2013 Light-Duty Shootout - PickupTrucks.com Special Reports
http://special-reports.pickuptrucks.com/2013-light-duty-challenge.html
The entire field of 2013 half ton pickups benchmarked towing and unloaded on the flats and on grades.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500; Dodge 1500; Ford F150; GMC 1500; Nissan Titan; Toyota Tundra

2013 Truck of the Year: Ram 1500 - Motor Trend
http://www.motortrend.com/oftheyear/truck/1302_2013_truck_of_the_year_ram_1500/
Motor Trend's 2013 Truck of the Year.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500; Ford F150

2013' model year to end early. - PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
http://powerstrokenation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140794
Speculation that changes will come with the 2014 model year, which start ordering in March 2013, about 3 months earlier than usual.
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

2013 Ram Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks: Ram 2500 and 3500
http://www.allpar.com/trucks/ram/2013-heavy-duty-pickups.html
Rundown on the freshened Dodge/RAM HD pickups, with some crisp axle and other component photos.
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Type: News
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW