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Ram 3.0L EcoDiesel Specs

The 3.0L EcoDiesel, introduced for the 2014 model year, is available in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500. The high efficiency engine produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque while earning an EPA rated peak 29 mpg in the Ram 1500.

5.9L 12v Cummins KDP Tab Installation Procedures

Step-by-step guide to installing a KDP tab on a 12v Cummins, which prevents the gear housing alignment dowel from backing out of the engine block. The Killer Dowel Pin affects 1989 to 1998 model year Dodge trucks equipped with 6BT Cummins.

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Cummins Timeline - Horsepower & Torque by Model Year

Rated horsepower and torque for all 5.9L and 6.7L Cummins turbodiesels organized by model year (1989 - current).

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12v Cummins Killer Dowel Pin (KDP)

The 6BT Cummins' Achilles heal is a simple dowel pin pressed into the engine block that serves as an assembly aid. Should the pin become dislodged from the engine block, it risks setting of a chain reaction of catastrophic events as it bounces senselessly off the timing gears in its decent to the bottom of the cover.

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24v Cummins # 53 Block Casting Information

1999 and 2001 model year ISB engine blocks cast in Brazil are known to crack at the water jackets as a result of insufficient material in this area of the casting. While it's difficult to conclude just how many affected blocks will actually experience cracking, certain actions may increase the odds of crack formation.

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2.8L Cummins I-4

In an experiment lasting several years, Cummins, Nissan Motors, and the U.S. Department of Energy partnered to produce a highly efficient diesel powered pickup platform. The result was a fullsize Nissan Titan powered by a 2.8L Cummins inline 4 cylinder.

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Cummins Comparison - 5.9L vs 6.7L

Comparing the 5.9L 12v, 5.9L 24v, and modern 6.7L Cummins turbodiesels.

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Cummins Performance Options

Tips, considerations, and options for modifying any generation Cummins turbodiesel (5.9L or 6.7L) for more horsepower and torque.

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Dodge Cummins Transmission Ratios

Transmission ratios for all model year Cummins powered Dodge Rams, including information on the 47RE, 48RE, NV4500, NV5600, 68RFE, Getrag G360, and all other transmissions offered by Chrysler.

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Dodge Cummins Buyers Guide

An overview of the various generations of Cummins Turbodiesel equipped Dodge/Ram trucks and their reputations.