You own a diesel truck for a reason. No gasoline engine can compete with incredible torque, longevity and pound-for-pound fuel economy that a diesel engine delivers. These are good reasons why so many trust a diesel truck as their daily driver and heavy hauler. These are 9 of the greatest diesel upgrades to take your truck to the next level of performance, economy, utility and style. Is there smoke coming from your ears? Do you have any questions or just want to share a picture of your battle cruiser? If so, leave a comment at the bottom of the page.
With each chug and rattle, your diesel is begging for breath. By starving the engine of air, factory intake tubes and filters ensure anemic performance. Feed your insatiable machine air that’s cold and clean with a cold air intake or performance air filter.
- Boosts horsepower, torque and economy
- Washable and reusable filters mean no more replacing costly factory paper filters
- Dry and oiled filter styles available
- Intake kits dress up the engine compartment with nylon or metal tubes
Quiet and tiny like a compact car, the restrictive factory exhaust system denies your truck of power, economy, sound and dignity. Unleash the beast with a free-flowing performance diesel exhaust system.
- Increases horsepower, torque and fuel mileage
- Adds a performance tone with a noticeable turbo whistle
- Bolts up with basic hand tools for an easy installation
Become the “diesel whisperer” and train your truck to obey your lead foot. Like a fanny pack full of treats, performance software quickly eliminates poor performance and teaches your rig new tricks. With straight forward tuning features and a few minutes of spare time, programmers put the power at your fingertips.
- Multiple settings for performance or economy
- Allows adjustment of shift points and top-speed limiter
- Large displays show engine data and allow adjustment of settings
- Programmers connect easily using the diagnostic port under the dashboard
Diesel engines are known for incredible durability, but that can change when more boost and fuel are thrown into the heavy-metal blender. The more power your diesel puts out, the closer it comes to flying apart. Keep an eye on the vitals with a set of gauges and react faster to threats that destroy your investment.
- Relays accurate engine information unlike factory warning lamps
- Larger than stock gauges for greater visibility
- Standard sizes allow for easy mounting in pillar pods
Sure, your trailer tailgates you, but don’t worry, that’s a good thing. Your trailer is your friend and will follow you to the ends of the earth. So, stay close and arrive safely with the cargo in tow, thanks to these durable tow hitches and towing accessories.
- Heavy-duty construction adds maximum security
- Hitches available in multiple classes to match your truck and load
Heavy loads bring the back end of your truck down to car height, and that’s not right! Get things back on the level and haul your toys confidently with an air suspension system.
- Air suspension adds stability and better load leveling
- Adjustable for a comfortable ride
- Compressors and air tanks turn your truck into a mobile air station
Ever feel like there‘s nothing but empty space right behind the cab of your truck? If an empty bed leaves you feeling empty, fill the void with a tonneau cover.
- Adds clean lines to your truck
- Secures the contents of the bed
- Better aerodynamics to cut through the wind and blow past the gas station
- Multiple styles and materials add utility to your truck
If you are every bit as rugged as your diesel, then you are no stranger to mud, snow and everything else that annihilates interiors. When it comes to deterring the dirt, nothing beats covering your seats with seat covers from AutoAnything.
- Protects your seats from the elements
- Renew the interior by covering worn or stained seats
- Availably in multiple styles and colors
Everyone loves the surgically-clean interior of a new truck. Sadly, that spotless floor quickly turns into a mud pit. Treat yourself to a set of floor mats and keep your trucks interior as clean as the day it left the factory.
- Custom cut for a perfect fit
- Liners conform to the floorboards to maximize protection
- Available in a variety of colors and styles to spice up the interior
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As every stump puller knows, driving a smoke-belching diesel is an experience unique in the automotive world, and comes with its own perks and quirks. More than just a utilitarian machine, your oil burner is made both for work and play. Which means it’s as comfortable on the jobsite as it is on the launch site. And, when it comes to ways for making your driving life cozier, safer and faster, this list of diesel products represents the tip of the iceberg.