1994-08 Dodge Front End Issues and the Dreaded Death Wobble |
Detailed write up on the 94-08 Dodge HD front suspension including the causes of "death wobble" and the roots of the Chrysler recalls and eventual NHTSA settlement.
Type: HowTo
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

What should replace the gas V10? Should it be another V10?
What should replace the V10? Thoughts from Ford observers on applications of future large gas engines in the Class 2 - 7 market.
Type: Product rumors
Year: 2017
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

EcoBoost police fleet vehicles update
Police department fleet experience with several 3.5L V6 Ford Ecoboosts finds that carbon build up is higher (due to idling perhaps) and is using BG fuel treatment.
Type: TSB
Year: 2014, 2015
Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT

2015 RAM 6.4L Truck Camper Report
The owner compares to his previous 2003 5.9L Dodge.
Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

Consumer Reports 2013 Most Reliable New Cars
Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2013

HEUI - How High-Pressure Oil Injection Systems Work - Diesel Power Magazine
For those of you who haven’t spent much time around the Power Stroke name, the first 14 years of its production (the 7.3L and 6.0L) utilized a hydraulically activated, electronically controlled, unit injector (HEUI) fuel system. While this ...more
Type: Discussion
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2005, 2006, 2007
Engine: Ford 7.3L V8

Popular Trucks Crash Test Videos
A list of US NHTSA crash test videos for recent pickups.
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
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
Type: Discussion
Year: 2013, 2014, 2015
Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

Ford Releases 2015 F-150 Fuel-Economy Numbers - PickupTrucks.com News
Ford releases the new body style 2015 F-150 fuel economy numbers. Comparisons to competitors and the old body style.
Type: Product announcements Attributes: Numbers
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F150

Comparison: 2015 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado
MotorTrend tests the 2015 full size pickup offerings from Ford, GM and Ram. Includes loaded and unloaded performance results.
Type: Published review Attributes: Numbers, Photos
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500; Dodge 1500; Ford F150 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD; Ford 2.7L V6 TT; GM 5.3L V8

2013-2014 Dodge Ram 1500 engine, transmission, and axles (powertrain)
Details from AllPar on the big changes in the 2013 Ram 1500 powertrain.
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

2014 Ram 2500 HD 6.4L HEMI and Gear Hold Feature [Ike Gauntlet Video]
The TFL Truck crew takes a Dodge 2500 6.4L up the Colorado I-70 grade to the Eisenhower Tunnel ("Ike Gauntlet" in their parlance). This is a retest; on the first run the pickup didn't pull all the way to redline in 1st gear. Ram offered an ...more
Type: Tow report Attributes: Video
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

AutoGuide 2015 Heavy Duty Truck Comparison
AutoGuide drives the Big 3 heavy duty diesel pickups.
Type: Published review, Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F350 Engine: Dodge 5.9L V8; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

Mr Truck on Econo Maxx
Video review of an airflow product enhancing the Bernoulli effect. States that Ford uses a related product in the 3.5L Ecoboost.
Type: Discussion Attributes: Dyno results, Upgrade/Aftermarket, Video

Honda 2000i Carb Job With Photos
Nice writeup on servicing the carb on the common Honda gennies: I wanted to share a bit of my time and knowledge of the Honda 2000 I generator. I know that this time of year we all want to get things started and dont want to have the hassle of ...more
Type: HowTo, Water cooler Attributes: Video

How is Coking related to diesel engines?
Specially about the Ford 6.0L PowerStroke but applies to any diesel with an EGR valve.
Type: HowTo Attributes: Photos
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009
Engine: Ford 6.0L V8

Ram EcoDiesel Has High-Class Lineage
Wards details the VM Motori 3.0L CRD engine, just named to its 10-Best engines list.
Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Chevrolet Silverado Gears Up for 2015
Press release for the GM 8L90 8 speed transmission first used in the 2015+ Silverado 1500s with the 6.2L V8.
Type: Specs
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500

We Drive GM's Full-Size 2015 Pickups and SUVs with 8-Speed Automatic | Car and Driver Blog
Driving impressions of the new 8 speed 8L90 transmission and 4th gen 6.2L V8.
Type: Published review
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500 Engine: GM 6.2L V8

2014 Ram 2500 HD: 6.4L HEMI vs. 6.0L Chevy [Ike Gauntlet ] - TFLTruck.com
TFLTruck did a Ike Gauntlet tow test of a 2015 Ram 6.4L 4.10. Identical axle ratio and load (12.5K) to the 2015 Chevy 2500 they tested a few months ago. The Chevy gives up ~50hp and lb-ft. Surprising outcome.
Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8