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!
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.
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!
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!
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 email@example.com
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!
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!
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?
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Jeremy from Nitro Gear joins us to talk about their new, true 10.5” ring gear for Super Duty trucks! He tells us about the history of Ford ring gears, this new product and other upgrades in the pipeline for ¾ and 1 ton trucks.
A Diesel Podcast listener reached out to us with a cool build we wanted to share with everyone! Cody Scott had a single cab 12V Ram and when a 2002 project truck came along, he jumped right in. We ask Cody about building the engine himself, swapping over the NV4500, getting the gauge cluster to work and more. If you like building things yourself, you need to check out this episode!