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!
We always love chatting with Josh and seeing what he’s up to. A Diesel Podcast Discord member requested we talk with him about winning the All Truck Challenge. They also wanted to know what it’s like building a race truck with supply chain issues and how it came together.
We love seeing what you guys are working on! A member of our Discord server posted up his super cool 1st Gen running a 5.9L Common Rail. Today, he tells us where the idea came from, how the swap went and his future plans for the truck!
Today’s episode comes from a podcast listener and we couldn’t pass up talking towing! Grant has a 5th Gen Cummins and we wanted to talk about how this truck compares to his 2nd/3rd Gen trucks, things he likes, doesn’t like, and more. He also tells us what he’s jealous of in the new Ford Powerstroke trucks.
Cummins fans, don’t miss this episode! Dustin from Industrial Injection joins us to talk about building engines. We go over options, ask listener questions and Dustin gives us a shop tour!
Amsoil joins us today to talk about gear oil for Cummins, Duramax and Powerstroke trucks. Should you stick with the factory gear oil weight? What happens if you change the weight? We ask a ton of questions from our audience - don’t miss the answers!
Lenny Reed from Dynomite Diesel Products joins us on today’s show! He’s told us before about his custom injector request forms. We wanted to know the worst examples he’s gotten. He didn’t disappoint and printed some off for us to talk about on-air!
Dylan from Pure Diesel Power joins us on today’s episode! We wanted to chat about L5P upgrades and what other emissions-equipped parts are hitting the market.
James reached out to us with a tough decision he’s facing - keep his 2nd Gen 12V or Ford OBS 7.3. We chat with him about how he uses the trucks, vehicle history, upgrades and more. James is looking for opinions to help him make a decision. Comment below which one you’d keep, which one you’d sell and why!
Christian Roth from BD Diesel chats with us today about common turbo failures and what causes them. We talk Holset, BorgWarner, Garrett, journal bearings, ball bearings, thrust washers, rebuild kits, balancing and more! Christian also gives us a preview of an L5P turbo release coming up.
Kyle from Hot Shot’s Secret joins us today to talk oil! He breaks down conventional vs synthetic, extended oil change intervals, additives, detergents and even race oil. What oil should you run in your truck? Is synthetic really synthetic? Why is an oil analysis important? It’s all on this episode!
Trent Owens joins us today to talk about his Cummins obsession! You may know him from Instagram or YouTube - on this episode he tells us about his three trucks. He’s built them from a daily driver to a 7.70, 6.70 and 5.90 setup - all the way to his newest regular cab. If you love 5.9L Cummins trucks, you gotta hear this episode. ➨ JOIN OUR NEW DISCORD SERVER https://discord.gg/CXaxFHkQmR Discord server code: CXaxFHkQmR ➨ BECOME A PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thedieselpodcast
Zack hosts EV-Resource, a podcast and website focusing on electric vehicles, news, models and trends. He joins me today to talk about EV’s growth, planned expansion into transportation and to answer questions from our Discord members. Will diesel pickups become like Model T’s with antique license plates? Can our power grid handle mass EV ownership? Or, is there a middle ground for different energy sources in the future? Click play and listen as we discuss this hot button topic!
Turba Tom is on today’s podcast! If you’re a Cummins fan, you have definitely seen his truck on YouTube, social media, UCC and race tracks across the U.S. We wanted to ask Tom about his passion for this truck, how he’s built it himself and also questions from our audience. Why does he have a Powerstroke for a tow rig? Do you need sponsors to compete at the track? Give a listen!
We are excited to have Shane Williams from Industrial Injection on today’s podcast! Shane tells us about the early days of Industrial Injection, where their name came from, parts for pickups and industrial applications and tons more.
Justin from JH Diesel and 4x4 joins us today to talk about what happened following contact with the EPA. We appreciate him being willing to talk with us publicly about it, discuss the future of his shop and the direction motorsports is headed.