Archive for December, 2009

Our Calculators Work Fine

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Loved your second issue! But what you said on the cover, “9800 pounds of torque and 5200 turbo-spooling ponies inside!”. Now, isn’t that a bit of an exaggeration?

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No Spacer, No Problem

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Where can I get better wheels for my dually? Ideally, I’d like wheels that do not require spacers to fit.

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Where Was the Sprinter?

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Although I realize this may have been intentional, you left one vehicle out of your history of truck maker’s diesels…

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Ford Oval Blues

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

I’m glad to see your magazine on the rack and more people promoting DIESELS! I agree the future looks great.

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More Bio Please

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Do you plan to expand outside trucks and to focus on biodiesel more?

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Bio Fuel and The Future

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

I notice you are including an article about burning used vegetable oil. Is this what the future holds for us? Or will manufacturers come up with something else?

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Drive Line Tech

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Why are you running articles on transmission rebuilds in Diesel World? I thought this was a diesel magazine-what gives?

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Cover Me

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Oasis Makes a Difference in Your Differential

Gears like oil-lots of it. Run them dry and they’ll grind to a halt in short order. Keep them bathed in plenty of lube, and they not only wear less, but also stay cooler. That’s especially important when your diesel is hauling heavy loads. Too much heat and the oil loses its lubricity, the very thing you need from it the most.

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But It’s Just a Couple of Inches

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Leveling out an ’04 Ram 4WD with Revtek’s lift kit.

It depends on your attitude. When I first saw an ’04 Dodge Ram 4X4 crew cab dually roll into the Rapid Transit Auto Center in San Pedro, Calif.,  I wondered why the owner was ready to pay good money to install kit to raise the front ride height by a less-than-whopping 2 inches.  To me, it was like worrying about a zit on a rhinoceros or a chip in the paint on the hull of the Queen Mary. Like I said, it depends on your attitude. I figured the Ram was so huge that lifting its nose 2 inches to bring it closer to level wouldn’t count for a hill of beans. I was wrong.

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Too Cool

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

BD’s New Cool-It Aluminum Intercooler for Dodge Cummins Applications Works as Good as it Looks

One of the most basic principles of hot rodding is that horsepower makes heat.
One of the most basic principles of hot rodding is that horsepower makes heat. While this statement undoubtedly originated in the annals of gasoline engine history, it is especially true of diesel engines, where high compression and high boost levels conspire to elevate engine air intake temperature to extreme levels.

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