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EGR Cooler | What is it and Why it Fails?

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EGR Cooler | What is it and Why it Fails?

The cooler in your truck’s EGR system works with the EGR valve to create a mix of air, fuel, and exhaust gases that reduce emissions. These EGR coolers are a known weak point on most diesel engines, which leaves a lot of questions for owners. Why do the exhaust gases running through this system need to be cooled? How do you know the cooler in...

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What Is An EGR Valve? | Exhaust gas recirculation

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What Is An EGR Valve? | Exhaust gas recirculation
EGR valves are a common point of failure on most modern diesel engines. When the valve sticks, it triggers the check engine light and decreases power.

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We Love the 6.7L Cummins!

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We Love the 6.7L Cummins!

The Cummins crowd is a unique bunch.  There's so much history around the brand; over the last two decades, the 5.9L and 6.7L Cummins variants found in Dodge/Ram trucks essentially created a big part of the diesel performance universe.  Some folks like to say the Cummins engines sound like they're straight out of a tractor, but we know better - these engines came from a...

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Death Wobble Solution Tips from Carli Suspension

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Death Wobble Solution Tips from Carli Suspension

We like solid front axles in 3/4-ton, 1-ton, and other pickups.  They provide a time-tested toughness and simplicity that's hard to beat.   In most cases, it's relatively easy to install a suspension lift over a solid front axle (something that doesn't translate to torsion bar and CV-based front ends).  It's generally pretty straightforward to work on a solid axle, and parts are standardized and readily...

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These Are the ONLY Bullet Proof Diesel Solutions to the 6.0L Power Stroke

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These Are the ONLY Bullet Proof Diesel Solutions to the 6.0L Power Stroke

Let’s take a time machine back to 2008.   Ford had just suffered through 5 years of problems and warranty claims related to 6.0L Power Stroke engines.  A replacement engine (6.4L) was being rolled out, but the ailments of the 6.0L had never been completely solved, leaving some Super Duty and Excursion owners to replace the same parts over and over again.  Ford wasn’t looking back, but not everyone...

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