2020, Cooling, Dyno Tuning, ECM -

HIGH PERFORMANCE DIESELS Auxiliary coolant tanks, we have talked about this several times on the radio show. It’s a cooling solution only to be used when a larger radiator is not available.  I invented this system back in the early 1990’s for the Big Cam 4 low flow cooling engines.  We have used it several times on motorhomes and other trucks with poorly engineered radiator systems.  It’s quite simple, you purchase a small air tank for a semi truck and mount it in the frame rail near the transmission.  Locate the pipe plugs in the coolant system of the block...

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Cummins ISX, Dyno Tuning, ECM, Volvo -

Did you ever think the word MAINTAIN would be so important in your life?  Think about everything you must or should maintain during your lifetime. Your body and health may come to mind, after all, if you’re not healthy how can you perform up to your expectations each and every day? As you read on you will see that your very existence is quite important to a lot of people; you are a very important person. Your truck is a precious vehicle that makes your and your family’s life possible. You and the truck have to make the truck, trailer,...

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2019, Damper, ECM -

High Performance Diesels If you’ve listened to our radio show, the Pittsburgh Power Hour on Road Dog Trucking Sirius/XM Ch. 146, you would know how difficult it can be to diagnose a problem over the phone. Recently we had a customer call who’s 2007 Detroit DDEC V equipped car hauler was experiencing a loss in power and fuel mileage. The truck was struggling on the hills and returning an abysmal 4.3 MPG. The owner-operator was keen enough to have a boost gauge installed and noticed the VG turbo was running at 30 pounds of boost on level ground at 65...

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