The Diesel Podcast

The Diesel Podcast

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May 4, 2021 43 min
Revmax joins the show today to talk about torque converter stall. Can stall be too low? Where should your stall speed be for optimum drivability? They share with us common questions and misconceptions about this topic on today’s episode!
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Today’s episode is with Wendy K - The Oil Lady! Wendy tells us how she found her passion in the oil industry, networking in the field and products that keep her fleet customers up and running. This episode has tons of great tips if you’re looking to get into a career you love. Make sure and give Wendy a follow on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube for more info!
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April 23, 2021 35 min
Today, we chat with a guest who has not one, but two OBS Powerstrokes! Each is built for a different purpose. Dylan tells us about his regular cab race truck and another he uses for towing. Don’t miss these mint trucks and what fuels Dylan’s passion for them.
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April 20, 2021 39 min
Jay Gagnon from BlueDEF joins us today to answer your questions! We received some great ones on our Instagram story and ask them in this episode. Can you make your own DEF? What is BlueDEF Platinum? Does DEF make modern pickup trucks MORE reliable?
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When we put out the call for Ford OBS owners, our guest today was one of the most recommended! Brandon is the host of The 73 Garage on YouTube and has a stunning truck. He joins us today to talk about his passion for the 7.3L, how he customized the truck with details enthusiasts will appreciate and starting a YouTube channel. Give a listen!
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Josh McCormack joins us again on the podcast! He was on 3 years ago telling us about his 12V budget build for UCC and he’s been on quite the journey since. Today, he talks about moving to Utah and working for Power Driven Diesel, the emission on vs off debate, his UCC build and some major life hurdles he’s overcome. We also get a walk-around of the UCC truck with some serious eye candy!
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April 6, 2021 29 min
Dan Vallance, owner of Valair Clutches, joins us today to talk manual transmissions! We catch up with him early into 2021 about racing, which G-56 fluid may be best and common questions they get about clutches.
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David Shepard, owner of Hoosier Diesel, told us on a previous episode about his shop and passion for fixing trucks. But what happens when a heart attack threatens your life? David opens up and tells us about his journey into uncharted waters, how it changed his outlook and diesel shop.
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March 26, 2021 29 min
A podcast listener messaged us with pictures and details on his Ford OBS - you guys gotta hear about it! The truck has been in the family since new and the owner did a complete restoration and Cummins swap (actually two). Listen as we talk about the truck, going from a 12V to 5.9 common rail and more!
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March 23, 2021 38 min
Christian from BD joins us to answer this question! What exactly is a compliant part? How is it tested and validated? This leads into a discussion about what parts need testing data, EPA testing vs CARB testing & more!
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March 20, 2021 72 min
Stewart Cables joins us again on the podcast! We gathered your questions about the RPM Act, diesel racing, delete fines, making parts for racing and more. Give a listen as Stewart explains what the EPA is enforcing, how they are doing it and what companies and enthusiasts can face moving forward. If you have specific questions, feel free to reach out directly to Stewart at stewart@hassancables.com
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March 17, 2021 39 min
This episode comes directly from a group of our listeners! We chat about this 1958 Chevy and the process of getting a 12V Cummins between the fenders. There were also some challenges with the NV4500, suspension and brakes. You’ve got to check out this episode if you love custom builds!
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Dan’s Diesel Performance is on today’s episode! Dan and Ty join us to talk about Duramax, Powerstroke and Cummins options for drop-in performance. They give us a sneak peak on new turbos being released, what they’ve been up to at the shop and more!
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March 5, 2021 46 min
Nick from Dieselmatic is back on the podcast! Last time, we talked about how automotive shops can help their online presence. This episode we talk about the right time to market. Is your shop ready? Do you need expert help? Or, should you just market on your own?
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March 2, 2021 55 min
Today’s episode is covering LB7-L5P engines and talking about common failure points of each engine. Some issues are specific to a year range, others cross multiple engine codes. Cass from Choate Engineering gives us his experience and suggestions for avoiding or fixing any one of these issues.
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February 26, 2021 37 min
Larry from BMF Wheels chats with us today about one of the first upgrades we all do - wheels! We ask Larry about BMF, their approach to wheel design, questions people call in about and more. If you’re looking to ditch the stock wheels on your truck, give a listen as we go through options on ¾ and 1 ton trucks!
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February 23, 2021 48 min
Kyle from Hot Shot’s Secret joins the show today to talk diesel fuel. We wanted to know how bad is the fuel right from the pump? Is there a big difference from station to station and how can we protect our fuel systems? Give a listen as Hot Shot’s Secret gives the answers.
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February 16, 2021 46 min
Luke from S&S joins us today to talk about CP4 upgrades, CP3 swaps, EO tested products and how they approach solutions for daily driven diesel trucks!
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Dorian Reyna, owner of Power Stroke Enginuities, joins us today to talk about Ford trucks! We ask him about common issues on the 6.7L’s, fixes for fuel system damage, poor fuel quality and more. Dorian also tells us about his work with 22Kill, an organization dedicated to suicide prevention in the veteran and first responder communities.
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It doesn’t get any better than talking about diesel trucks, the outdoors and the toughest goaltenders to face! Brendan Morrison joins us to talk about his career in the NHL, hosting Reel West Coast, his passion for fishing, adventures in the outdoors and more. Brendan uses a Ram Cummins to tow his boat and talks about upgrades to help him reach fishing locations and tips for catching world-class fish!
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