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Diesel Performance Podcast

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The Diesel Performance Podcast is a conversation, debate, and everything else about the three main domestic diesel engines: Duramax, Powerstroke, and Cummins. Hosts Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke cover topics every diesel owner wants to know. If you love diesel engines and light duty pickup trucks - you've found the perfect podcast.

The Diesel Performance Podcast is a conversation, debate, and everything else about the three main domestic diesel engines: Duramax, Powerstroke, and Cummins. Hosts Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke cover topics every diesel owner wants to know. If you love diesel engines and light duty pickup trucks - you've found the perfect podcast.

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United States

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The Diesel Performance Podcast is a conversation, debate, and everything else about the three main domestic diesel engines: Duramax, Powerstroke, and Cummins. Hosts Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke cover topics every diesel owner wants to know. If you love diesel engines and light duty pickup trucks - you've found the perfect podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

*REBROADCAST* How Common Rail Injection Works

11/25/2022
We are bringing back another highly received podcast episode, How common rail injection works. Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke break down how this system works, class is in session!

Duration:00:34:57

*REBROADCAST* Top 5 Tuning Myths

11/18/2022
The crew have been busy over here so we are going with one of our most downloaded episodes today! Top 5 tuning myths. Paul and Chris touch on the 5 most common misnomers revolving around tuning.

Duration:00:42:25

Cummins Early ERA - The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

11/11/2022
Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke are covering the early Cummins models on this week's episode! They discuss the early 5.9L, the switch from 12 valve to 24 valve, P-Pump and more!

Duration:00:30:50

Behind The Wheel Of A Tuned L5D & Stealth 64 Equipped BEAST

11/4/2022
Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke are back and this time they are behind the wheel of a HUGE 5500 L5D that was just tuned and had a Stealth 64 Turbo installed by DuramaxTuner. Let's just say, this thing can handle a lot! The boys give you an update on how she rides.

Duration:00:23:39

The Cornfield Callouts In Ohio!

10/28/2022
Chris Ehmke and Paul Wilson are joined by RJ Snider on this week's episode! RJ is a long-time listener and diesel enthusiast like us doing big things in his community with diesel. He discusses the dirt drag event The Cornfield Callouts and some 12 valve talk. Are you in or near Ohio? Be sure to get out to this awesome event. Details of the event: The Cornfield Callouts November 5th 13603 Sand Rock Road Glenford, Ohio

Duration:00:24:17

The Modern Era Of Duramax

10/21/2022
Chris Ehmke and Anthony Bruneni discuss the Duramax era after the LBZ. They talk LMM, LML, and L5P! Changes made each RPO code, what they think the future holds for these 6.6L trucks, and what they may think happens with the Allison Transmission!

Duration:00:23:02

Duramax 2001-2007, LB7, LLY, LBZ, Upgrades and Failures

10/14/2022
Paul Wilson and Chris Ehmke go back and talk about how each Duramax RPO when released was revolutionary. While each RPO did have its weak points, the guys discuss which models are overrated and underrated. The results may shock you!

Duration:00:32:03

Complexity Of Tuning Newer Diesel Trucks

10/7/2022
Nick Priegnitz of DuramaxTuner/Calibrated Power joins Paul and Chris to discuss the progression of tuning gas vehicles back in the mid-2000s, to calibrations for older diesel trucks, to where we are now with the L5P, 6.7L Powerstroke, and Cummins platforms.

Duration:00:42:37

Talking Tractor Pulls, Truck Pulls, And More With Matt Hart

9/30/2022
Paul is joined by local legend Matt Hart! You may have heard his voice on the PA at the local sled pulls or hell, if you're one that frequents auctions, you have heard this man doing his auctioneer work. Matt talks about diesel passion and more!

Duration:00:37:08

The History Of Duramax *REBROADCAST*

9/23/2022
We wanted to share this older episode because of the amount of info and it's our most downloaded episode. Paul and Chris discuss the history of the Duramax engine. This is a great, informative episode on how much Duramax has evolved over the years!

Duration:00:52:39

Going BIG With Jason Wehrli

9/16/2022
Jason from Wehrli Custom Fab is on to talk this Saturday's open house for his new shop! Jason discusses how he went from fabricating in his parents garage to this new massive facility and everything in between. He also chats future production and much more. Come out to DeKalb this Saturday Semptember 17th and see a bunch of amazing stuff and maybe win in a few of the auctions!

Duration:00:30:09

EPA Sentences Small Business To Death

9/9/2022
Mike Hanzuk is back to discuss what the end result of his sentencing was for deleting diesel emissions equipment. Mike highlights how real this is with felony charges, possible jail time, and more. We thank Mike for sharing his story as this is some seriously personal things.

Duration:00:38:15

I Just Want To Beat The TRX

9/2/2022
Chris is joined by Nick Priegnitz of Calibrated Power home of Duramaxtuner to give you a sneak peek ride along with the new EcoBoost Stealth Turbo prototype! He breaks down why they put this into development, what's the benefit, and what to expect. We know, it's not diesel, but we are all gear heads here.

Duration:00:24:26

2020-2021 PowerStroke Black Box Tuner

8/26/2022
You newer Powerstroke owners are going to want to listen in on this episode. Finally, there is a way to bypass ECM swaps to tune your 2020-2021 Powerstroke 6.7l diesel. The boys break it all down here!

Duration:00:27:01

Big Block Cummins Check-In

8/19/2022
Paul and Nick give you an update on the big Cummins that was supposed to be a UCC truck ions ago. This thing has gone through a ton and Nick breaks down all the upgrades, mods, and mishaps along the way!

Duration:00:22:37

EPA Raid Results With Mike Hanzuk

8/12/2022
Mike Hanzuk is back on the show to discuss what happens after the EPA raids your shop for deleting diesel trucks. This stuff is rough for us enthusiasts and that is what Mike is at his core. Mike thanks for sharing your story and we look forward to having him back!

Duration:00:35:34

You're Doing Manual Regens Wrong

8/5/2022
The title says it all. You're doing manual regens wrong! The guys tell you how to know if you need to put your truck in a manual regen, why it's important, and how to actually perform a manual regen.

Duration:00:26:50

*REBROADCAST* Lazy Tuners Make Smokey Diesels

7/29/2022
Going back and re-sharing this episode on tuning and smoke! Paul and Chris discuss how much smoke is the enemy when it comes to tuning. A smokey diesel is an unhappy diesel. Tuning is a science and if done improperly, it can make for a truck that has issues.

Duration:00:26:58

Crank No Start Diesel Diagnostics

7/22/2022
Our How-To Series rolls on. The boys tackle crank no-start this week. It's something many of us diesel owners have experienced, but how do you diagnose this? Paul and Chris have got that question covered this week!

Duration:00:32:58

How To Perform A Boost Test

7/15/2022
Paul and Jaden show you how to do a boost test on this Roxor. This kit from Calibrated Power works the same way on diesel trucks as well. Boost testing is something every diesel owner should do to ensure their truck is performing optimally.

Duration:00:19:01