Put the 6.2 to the test today - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1267298-put-the-6-2-to-the-test-today.html
A Ford 6.2L owner reports on towing a 16K 5th wheel around the western US.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

Dodge TSBs 1989-2012
http://www.turbodieselregister.com/tdrarticles/TSB-2012.pdf
List of Dodge TSBs from 1989 - 2012, compiled by Turbo Diesel Regeister (TDR) magazine.
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Type: TSB
Year: 1989, 1990, 1991 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

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

Toyota Tundra Diesel Undergoing Testing | AutoGuide.com News
http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2013/11/toyota-tundra-diesel-undergoing-testing.html
Toyota is rumored to be testing a diesel Tundra, to be released in 2017 concurrent with the new EPA fuel economy rules. Speaking with Tundra chief engineer Mike Sweers, he wouldn’t confirm or deny the reports but did say that the earliest any such ...more
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Type: News
Year: 2017
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra

My 6.2 trip report - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1260777-my-6-2-trip-report.html
A former V10 owner describes his new 6.2L 4.30 towing experience: The 6.2 never missed a beat and with 2900 miles on it the oil is down 1/8 on the dipstick. After the 6.2 adapted to towing it really came alive and had no problems pulling our ...more
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

Press Release: It’s Official: 2014 Silverado and Sierra Deliver Most Power
http://media.gm.com/content/media/us/en/gm/company_info/facilities/powertrain/bedford.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us...
GM's new direct-injected V6 and V8s. They release the HP and torque of the 6.2L, at "420 horsepower (at 5600 rpm) and 460 lb-ft of torque (at 4100 rpm)"
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500 Engine: GM 6.2L V8

First Drive: 2014 Chevy Silverado - 4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine
http://www.fourwheeler.com/vehicle-reviews/1309-first-drive-2014-chevy-silverado/
A short media-intro ride report.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500 Engine: GM 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8

GM RPO codes: Decorde your GM build list
http://www.nastyz28.com/gm-rpo-codes/
A fair chunk of GM order codes, a little more car-focussed but contains plenty of truck ones as well. Ends with 2011.
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Type: Specs

Reverse flush a radiator
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24272597/gotomsg/24272676.cfm
How to reverse flush to remove all the coolant.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine

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

new 6.2 vs old 3v v10 - Page 2 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1250757-new-6-2-vs-old-3v-v10-2.html
Owners of 2V and 3V V10s compare driving and towing with the 6.2L V8. The guys coming from a 5.4 feel the extra power, but us guys coming from the V10 where spoiled with torque of the engine. After putting 16,000K miles on the truck now still ...more
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Type: Tow report Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.2L V8, 6.8L V10

Calculate Towing Capacity
http://www.popthetop.com/files/TowingCapacityWorksheet.xls
Detailed, methodical spreadsheet to calculate your tow vehicles towing capacity. The manufacturer numbers only tell one part of the story, almost always ignoring what the vehicle can carry. This spreadsheet helps you add the weights of your vehicle ...more
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling

Twist and Clout: Inside the Heavy-Duty-Truck Torque War - Feature - Car and Driver
http://www.caranddriver.com/features/twist-and-clout-inside-the-heavy-duty-truck-torque-war-feature
Car & Driver graphs the torque specs for HD pickups over the last 10 years, showing the rise of about 60%.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Numbers Tech Topic: Engine

Ram Releases Tow Ratings for 2014 Ram 1500 Gas and Diesel V-6 - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/07/ram-releases-tow-ratings-for-2014-ram-1500-gas-and-diesel-v-6.html
Short version: maxes 7450 for the V6 gas, 9,200 for the 3.0L CRD. Pickup tow ratings continue to be marketing and not performance driven, though. Of course, tow ratings being what they are with none of half-ton makers fully adhering to the Society ...more
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Type: Government & Industry, Product announcements
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD, 3.6L V6

2013 Ram 1500 SLT V6 8SP Test - Car and Driver
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-ram-1500-slt-v6-8at-test-review
Car & Driver drives a 2013 Ram 1500 3.6L with the new ZF 8 speed transmission, including towing results. Hooking up a trailer and increasing the engine’s workload highlights what an outstanding pairing this powertrain is. Even with a couple ...more
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Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.6L V6

Particle Emissions from Direct Injection Gasoline Engines
http://www.swri.org/3pubs/ttoday/Summer11/PDFs/ParticleEmissions.pdf
Direct-injected gasoline engines exhibit similar exhaust characteristics to diesels. The future emissions requirements may bring similar emissions devices, like particulate filters, to GDI engines. A team of SwRI engineers examines how emissions ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine

2014 Ram Commercial Chassis Cab 3500/4500/5500: First Look - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/06/2014-ram-commercial-chassis-cab-350045005500-first-look.html
Ram upgrades the frame steel (to 50kpsi), adds a 2nd gas engine option in the new truck-spec 6.4L V8, and includes new 2nd fuel tank options, amongst others.
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 3500CC, 4500CC, 5500CC

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel V-6: First Look - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/06/2014-ram-1500-ecodiesel-v-6-first-look.html
Ram announces the 2014 1500 will include the much-rumored VM 3.0L V6 diesel. A segment-first (in the 21st century at least), ram expects highway fuel economy near 30mpg. At a time when fuel economy and efficiency-directed technology seem to be ...more
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

2014 Ram 2500/3500 HD: First Look - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/06/2014-ram-25003500-hd-first-look.html
Ram announces to the 2500 and 3500 pickups, highlighted by a new 6.4L gas engine option ($1500), a coil spring rear suspension for the 2500, and an air bag/leaf setup for the 3500s.
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Spied: 2015 Ford F-150 Will Shed Weight - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/06/spied-2015-ford-f-150-will-shed-weight.html
To help with fuel economy, the 2015 F-150 will drop weight, possibly using aluminum. Expect smaller turbo engines and maybe a diesel.
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Type: Product rumors
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F150