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DIESEL BROTHERS REVIEW THE CHEVY COLORADO In the truck world, there seems to be much focus on full-size pickups, but what if you don't need a truck quite that big. Perhaps you just want a reliable daily driver that will not only save some of your hard earned cash at the fuel pump, but will also give you the option for towing and hauling things. Chevrolet's Colorado may be just what you are looking for.   The market for midsize pickups is on the rise. Automakers are offering an impressive selection of midsize trucks that are often comparable to some...

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HEAVY D'S TOP PICKS BILLET ACCESSORIES Want to show off some Diesel Power Gear pride? Why not give your truck some eye catching accessories! We absolutely adore our customers and appreciate seeing our DPG logos, emblems, and trademark bearded items on your beloved vehicles. Here are some favorite accessories to add bling and style.   .50 Cal Antenna - If your truck sports one of the long antennas, why not swap it out for this classy looking small antenna! It comes in four colors and is made out of billet aluminum. What's more American then a .50 Cal?   Hitch...

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DIESEL 101 COIL SPRINGS Does your truck have coil springs and not sit at the same ride height anymore? Have you noticed any sagging? If you have replaced your shocks and other parts of your suspension system and your ride still doesn't perform like it should, then take a closer look at your coil springs.   Coil springs are part of some vehicles' suspension. Most trucks only have them on the front, while some of the newer Jeeps have them on the front and rear. There are a couple of ways a coil spring is used. The first style is...

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DIESEL 101 winches There's nothing worse than taking your truck off-road and getting stuck, especially if you have no one to recover you! Having your ride equipped with a winch will give you peace of mind to pull you out of any sticky situation. In fact, many experienced off-road enthusiasts say they won't attempt the great outdoors without a winch mounted to their vehicle. The likelihood of getting stuck in the mud, sand, or some other tight spot is almost a guarantee.   Winches and off-roading go hand in hand. The whole purpose behind a winch is to help aid...

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DIESEL 101 STEERING STABILIZERS Have you made some modifications to your older diesel? Whenever you upgrade your truck with a lift, shocks, and bigger tires, the way your truck rides is altered. Making sure you upgrade all the components is an important factor. This includes swapping out your stock steering stabilizer.   What is the job of the steering stabilizer? The name alone, steering stabilizer, is a bit deceiving because it doesn't control steering at all. In fact, it doesn't correct any steering problems that you may have. The purpose of this stabilizer is that it dampens or stabilizes the...

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