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DIESEL DAVE'S FAVES AIRBEDZ Are you a fan of the great outdoors? Do you like to camp in comfort? We have just the thing for you! Here at Diesel Power Gear we offer more than just parts to improve and upgrade your beloved diesel. Find all sorts of accessories that will make your summer a little more fun here.   If you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, then a mattress from AirBedz should be at the top of your list. These unique mattresses are designed to fit entirely inside the bed of your truck including over the wheel wells. (Wheel...

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DIESEL 101 transmission pans Do you like to get the most performance out of your truck? Do you like to drive and tow with your truck and not have any transmission problems? If you are still running your stock transmission pan on your automatic transmission, then it's time for an upgrade.   The transmission pan puts up with a lot of abuse because it hangs down closest to the ground. Rocks and other road debris can dent the pan and overtime can cause it to become loose and even warped. The pan no longer sits tight and leaks can happen....

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DIESEL 101 exhaust stacks What do you think of exhaust stacks on a truck? Either you love them or you hate them. However, despite your personal opinion, vertical stacks actually serve a purpose. There are a couple of reasons why you might want to put exhaust stacks on your truck.   Let's weigh the pros and cons.   Pros Performance boost     Maximum exhaust flow - With the exhaust now vertical, fumes quickly rise and can exit maximizing the flow of exhaust. Lower exhaust gas temperature (EGT) - With the temperature now lower, this enables more power and is...

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DIESEL 101 headlights & taillights Time to give your truck a fresh look? Maybe you own an older diesel and the headlights and taillights have become a little cloudy, or you just want a different look on your new truck. Swapping out the stock headlights and taillights is one of the easiest upgrades to do on your ride.   Having some new eyes on your truck will not only will make you look good, it will also increase the safety factor. If your lights are not working properly or not at all, you become a safety hazard. You cannot see...

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DIESEL 101 injection pumps If you are a proud owner of a diesel and want to make more power under your hood, then an injection pump upgrade is a must have!   While gas engines use spark plugs to ignite the fuel, diesel engines use a high pressure fuel pump to send fuel to an injector which then injects the fuel into the cylinder at high pressure. As the fuel enters the cylinder it ignites from the heat in the cylinder and makes the engine power.   An injection pump is responsible for supplying diesel fuel at high pressure to...

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