The "53" comes from a casting number on the side of the block, and is used to
identify the problem blocks. Supposedly it affects about 100,000 blocks, but not
only in Dodge Rams. Here is a link to more information on the 53 Block Problem
My end goal is to be at or over 500HP with my Truck. It was recommended to me that I go with the BD Twin Turbos to help me reach my goal. Boy am I ever glad that I did. This article contains all my experience with BD's Twins, in installation and performance. If you are looking for more power for towing or going, I suggest you read this article.
I was going to upgrade to the BD Twin Turbos so I needed a stronger more reliable exhaust manifold to replace the stock manifold. Here is my short article on the installation of my ATS Exhaust Manifold.
The Hypertech HyperPac was probably one of the easiest programmers I
have ever installed. In fact, the HyperPac isnt
really just a programmer. The Hypertech HyperPac combines the best of
both worlds in a programmer and module with something like Edge
Product's Attitude Monitor.
have a 2002 Dodge 2500 and wanted to get rid of the old looking "RAM
2500" and "Cummins 24V Turbo Diesel" NamePlates. I found some of the
Modern RAM 2500 and new Cummins NamePlates on eBay. This article shows
you what they look like as well as giving you some tips on removing the
old and installing the new. Check it out!
was gracious enough to sponsor the Cummins Forum Truck with a Cold Air
Induction system. A top quality product for sure, read the article to
find out more about the installation and performance.
FireFox 2 was released sometime in the last month or so, I found out
about it late. After I downloaded it I was pleasantly surprised! I've
always been a FireFox fan but there were a couple things th...