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    by Published on 05-17-2016 12:26 PM   

    Mark your calendars now for BD's annual DYNO DAY 2016!
    June 11, 2016





    BD Diesel Performance, celebrating 44 years in business, is having their 20th annual Spring Dyno Days. The granddaddy of the Diesel Dyno Days in North America, is scheduled for Saturday June 11, 2016.

    This year BD has teamed with the North West Dyno Circuit. The Dyno will roll at 8:30am - CASH & TROPHIES given to top HP in different classes!

    Three Classes:

    • Modified Stock Twin & Single / S300 (T3) - No Injected Gasses or Liquids, Compressor wheel upgrades only for modified stock
    • Twin Turbos or T4 Single - No Injected Gasses or Liquids
    • Open - Anything Goes!

    Lunch will be available by donation to Children's Hospital.

    BD factory specialists will be on hand to talk to about your truck and huge deals on all BD products.

    by Published on 05-04-2016 04:18 PM

    Issue 92 of the Turbo Diesel Register is in the mail. US addresses should expect delivery within the next 7 – 14 days. International addresses should allow 2 – 4 weeks for delivery. The digital edition will be published within the next week. Watch your email for your link to TDR Issue 92, digital edition.

    What can you look forward to in Issue 92?

    • John Martin answers your questions about “old” lube oils and diesel oil specifications.
    • New TDR Writer, Stan Gozzi, gives us “The Rest of the Story” on a truck with no boost.
    • Lots of industry news with a recap of the VW fiasco and FCA news with the “Saga of Sergio – Part III."
    • TSB follow up that will give you a great technique to clean up your Turbo Diesel for the summer months.
    • Our writers talk about their favorite writers. The names Kevin Cameron and Peter Egan are often mentioned, and we have samples of their work in the TDR.
    • Andy Redmond discusses performance modifications to a 12-valve engine in a First Generation truck. I discuss the SEMA vs. the EPA and the battle to eliminate the performance aftermarket business.
    • The usual new-part-here, accessory-there feature articles from Langan, Donnelly and Dalgleish.
    • The Valliers travel to Death Valley (as do 5 million visitors a year).
    • And as always, we have members helping members in our best of the internet sections.

    We hope you enjoy this issue of the Turbo Diesel Register. Thank you, in advance, for your continued support.

    Robert Patton
    Editor
    by Published on 04-07-2016 01:01 PM

    Here is your chance to participate in a webinar offered jointly by Cummins Filtration and Heavy Duty Trucking. This webinar covers:

    • NanoNet Media, Technology, & Innovation
    • The Future of Engine Lube Filtration
    • Science to Technology - Performance Innovation
    • Balanced Design: Efficiency, Capacity, & Cold-Flow Ability
    • Advancements of the LF14000NN Filter on ISX Engines

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET



    Speaker: Russ Bretell, Manager, Education & National Accounts. Russ has been with Cummins Filtration for 24 years, and spent most of his tenure in a Technical Education role. He has been in the Diesel Equipment industry for 36 years, working for various dealer groups including Caterpillar, John Deere and Mack. Russ has spoken at many industry conferences and events, as well as conducts ongoing training and educational initiatives throughout the year.
    by Published on 03-17-2016 08:59 AM
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    Transfer Flow is requesting your feedback on a potential new fuel tank design.

    If you're the owner of a 2013 - 2016 Ram pickup with the 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Towing Prep Package or have the Rambox cargo management system, would you be interested in a 43 gallon in-bed ...
    by Published on 02-23-2016 02:31 PM

    RAM AIR SUSPENSION – 3500 Truck Owners - We Want Your Input

    Straight to the point. The folks at Ram Truck Engineering read your comments in our Issue 89 article about the Ram factory air suspension packages (pages 18 – 21). As they further refine these three distinct air suspension options (yes, the 1500/2500/3500 trucks all work a little differently), they would like your further comments and suggestions.

    Here is the format ...
    by Published on 02-23-2016 02:26 PM

    RAM AIR SUSPENSION – 2500 Truck Owners - We Want Your Input

    Straight to the point. The folks at Ram Truck Engineering read your comments in our Issue 89 article about the Ram factory air suspension packages (pages 18 – 21). As they further refine these three distinct air suspension options (yes, the 1500/2500/3500 trucks all work a little differently), they would like your further comments and suggestions.

    Here is the format we ...
    by Published on 02-23-2016 02:20 PM

    RAM AIR SUSPENSION – 1500 Truck Owners - We Want Your Input

    Straight to the point. The folks at Ram Truck Engineering read your comments in our Issue 89 article about the Ram factory air suspension packages (pages 18 – 21). As they further refine these three distinct air suspension options (yes, the 1500/2500/3500 trucks all work a little differently), they would like your further comments and suggestions.

    Here is the format we will use. The Ram folks and I have made separate areas ...

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