Tech

The 8-Lug Magazine Tech section is made up of do-it-yourself exterior and interior customizations, diesel performance upgrades, Duramax, Power Stroke and Cummins diesel engine modifications, tuning turbo diesel engines and other tech-related information pertinent to your custom diesel truck.
How To Remove Factory Badges and Decals In Ten Easy Steps How To Remove Factory Badges and Decals In Ten Easy Steps
By Sean Haggai
We show you how to remove the badges and decals to allow the factory body lines to shine more aggressively and cost us absolutely nothing other than an afternoon in the garage.
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Smittybilt Defender Roof Rack And Off-road LED Bars Install Smittybilt Defender Roof Rack And Off-road LED Bars Install
By Kanan Gubins
It’s A Rack! For When A Toolbox Just Isn't Enough
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6.4L Ford F-450 Power Stroke Titan Fuel Tank Install 6.4L Ford F-450 Power Stroke Titan Fuel Tank Install
By Kanan Gubins
You Can Tank It: Do It Yourself And Get Back On The Road
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2002 Chevy 2500 Pickup -Screamin Diesel - LB7 Rebirth: Part 3 2002 Chevy 2500 Pickup -Screamin Diesel - LB7 Rebirth: Part 3
By Kanan Gubins
When you’re shopping for a twin diesel setup for your engine, chances are it’s not going to be an off-the-shelf kit.
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2002 Chevy 2500 Pickup LB7 Engine Rebuild Part 2 2002 Chevy 2500 Pickup LB7 Engine Rebuild Part 2
By Kanan Gubins
If you missed last month’s issue, this LB7 Duramax engine (out of an ’02 Chevy 2500) spent most of its life towing studio trailers in Hollywood. The LB7 went through the usual wear and tear of being a...
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2002 Chevy 2500 Pickup - LB7 Engine Rebirth: Part 1 2002 Chevy 2500 Pickup - LB7 Engine Rebirth: Part 1
By Kanan Gubins
The venerable LB7 Duramax engine can’t hold up to everything - sometimes it needs a good rebuild
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2008 ford f-250 - Suncoast Transmission Swap 2008 ford f-250 - Suncoast Transmission Swap
By Bob Carpenter
End Of Problems
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Lightforce HID Lights - Performance Lighting Lightforce HID Lights - Performance Lighting
By Brian Cyr
Australian company Lightforce has spent the past 20 years in the field of precision manufacturing and has forged an international reputation for innovative 12-volt professional lighting equipment.
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Winter Traction - Snow Tires Winter Traction - Snow Tires
By Will Handzel
We know there are a lot of Work Truck Review magazine enthusiasts out there making a living with their trucks in the winter months—and looking to get the best snow traction from their vehicles in cold...
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Banks Power Water-Methanol Injection System Banks Power Water-Methanol Injection System
By Ron Fresquez
Injecting water and/or methanol into a diesel engine (gas, too) has been around for more than 75 years, but it didn’t really have a good, practical application until WWII, when supercharged and turboc...
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25 Years of Cummins-Equipped Ram Trucks
By The Editors of 8-Lug Diesel Truck
Ram Trucks and Cummins Diesel celebrate 25th year of collaboration.
Don enlisted Jordan Tadysak of Wicked Customs to manufacture the perfect truck for Don’s needs.The suspension was given a complete makeover. The interior was slightly upgraded with WeatherTech floor m...
Resting on an 8-inch long-travel lift kit from CST Suspension with CST 2.0 reservoir-shocks, 37-inch Toyo M/Ts on beadlock Walker Evans wheels, and N-Fab off-road bumpers, the 2500HD looks ready for t...
This Cummins-powered Peterbilt Class 8 tractor-trailer demonstration semitruck recently achieved 10.7 mpg during testing.
Allen's 2009 GMC Sierra 2500 HD meets all the daily requirements of running errands, towing, hauling and, in the process, looking good while doing it.
We show you how to remove the badges and decals to allow the factory body lines to shine more aggressively and cost us absolutely nothing other than an afternoon in the garage.
When we talk about the new 2014 Ram trucks, the same question pops up ever time: What about the Power Wagon? All we could do was hope and dream and wait -- until now.
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