The Diesel Podcast show

The Diesel Podcast

Summary: What is goin' on Diesel Nation! The Diesel Podcast is your source for all things diesel. Cummins, Duramax & Powerstroke. From mild to wild, we deliver you the latest updates from all the biggest names in the industry. Keep the shiny side up!

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 State of Diesel 2022, SEMA Recap + RPM Act | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:50

Ryan Gelinas from R&R Brand Management joins us today to talk about SEMA, technology making diesel companies stronger, and why are we seeing buyouts? Ryan and I discuss the new trend and ask if it is helping, or hurting, diesel parts and the aftermarket.

 EPA Shop Visit and EV Trucks Taking Over? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:53

Tom from Crazed Diesel joins us today to talk about his EPA visit, the push for EV vehicles (specifically trucks), emissions-on upgrades and business/personal growth tips he’s learned on his journey.

 Rising Fuel Costs, Diesel-Electric Hybrids & Emissions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:18

On today’s episode, we chat about emissions on semi trucks, diesel-electric technology (and retrofit kits), how reliable the emissions systems are on big rigs and a ton more. We also ask the question, do pickup trucks lag behind semi trucks in reliability, emissions system longevity and technology?

 Worst Trucks to Buy Part 3 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:08

Parts 1 and 2 covered Powerstroke and Duramax problems, and today we discuss the Cummins lineup! Vinny from Lead Foot Diesel Performance uses his 15+ years of diesel experience to tell us which Cummins are a problem, which aren’t, and fixes if you have a problem truck. We also talk turbo failures, blown head gaskets, transmission costs and emissions repairs for various year ranges!

 Worst Trucks to Buy Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:54

Part 1 in this series covered Ford Powerstrokes and today we tackle the Duramax lineup. Which model should you avoid at all costs? What is the best one to get and why? From injectors to head gaskets and cranks, we discuss LB7-L5P’s. If you do own one of the problem engines, what solutions can fix it? Vinny from Lead Foot Diesel Performance gives tips for making your rig reliable!

 Worst Trucks to Buy Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:34

Nobody wants to buy a nightmare truck. We wanted to have an expert on to talk about their history in diesel and factual experience with each brand. Vinny from Lead Foot Diesel Performance joins us on Part 1 to talk about Ford Powerstrokes. Which are the worst and why? What’s the best? Which costs tons of money to fix?

 Before Towing Next, You Gotta Hear This | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:46:29

The Founder of Gen-Y Hitch joins us on today’s episode! We talk about testing hitch ratings, how hitches fail and gaining more control over your trailer. He also tells us about early business challenges and growing Gen-Y Hitch into an industry leader!

 6.5 Build Live Q&A | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:43

Tyler Loewen of 23 Diesel was on the podcast a few months back talking about his 500HP 6.5. Another listener messaged us wanting to do the same with his truck and today we connect them! We go over bulletproofing the bottom end, what to look for in the heads, pump upgrades, injectors, suspension, and more.

 Prevent THIS Failure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:22

Gator Fasteners joins us today to talk about their line of head studs and fasteners for your diesel truck! We talk about the company’s background, testing, options for everyday trucks as well as competition vehicles. We also get some tips for installation if you’re tackling the job at home!

 Is Your Truck Ready? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:45

Kyle from Hot Shot’s Secret joins us today to talk winter fuel! What temperatures start to give fuel issues? Does this vary pump to pump and how can we avoid fuel gel? We also talk about what to use when the fuel is completely gelled and ways to get the truck running.

 Before Buying a Part, Don’t Make These Mistakes! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:47

We’ve had an influx of questions about who makes the best transmission, engine or other part. I answer the question today, but from an angle that’s not often considered. Before handing over a credit card to buy, listen to this.

 3 Easy Things To Prevent Catastrophic Failure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:45

Today we are joined by Chris from Auto Wurks Diesel, a 27 year veteran of the diesel industry. We ask him about winterizing a diesel for winter, catastrophic failure from filters, fuel system damage and more. If you plan on keeping your truck for a while, you’ll want to hear his insights.

 Can Neighbors Report Your Truck? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:37

One of our listeners reached out to us and wanted to share his opinion about emissions, what is driving it, enforcement, deletes, and the EPA website offering a form to report suspected violations. Don’t miss this candid chat about what’s taking place in diesel/automotive.

 How Well Does a Diesel Engine Do in a Boat? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:24

Today’s guest took the gas engine out of his boat and swapped in an LBZ. Things weren’t smooth at the start, but he shares with us what he’s learned, why it’s better than gas and tons more. Cooling, oil supply, turbo, electronics and hard parts all face challenges truck applications don’t. We also ask if he has plans for other diesel swaps - 3.0L Duramax, 6.7L Powerstroke or maybe a Cummins!

 Which Turbo is Right for Your Truck? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:40:31

Which turbo is right for a daily driving/towing setup? What about racing? Charlie from KC Turbos joins us to talk technology, R&D, 6.0’s, 6.4’s, Cummins, and Duramax! We also ask him about customer service, why it is important, and how it created KC Turbos.


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