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America's Diesel Podcast was born from pure diesel enthusiasm. Ben Little and Tyler Lucas have decades of experience in the diesel industry and are passionate about light-duty diesel trucks. From technical topics and fantasy builds to industry news, they tell you what you need to know, why you need to know it, and how to apply it.

Americas Diesel Podcast Ben Little and Tyler Lucas

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    • 4.9 • 330 Ratings

America's Diesel Podcast was born from pure diesel enthusiasm. Ben Little and Tyler Lucas have decades of experience in the diesel industry and are passionate about light-duty diesel trucks. From technical topics and fantasy builds to industry news, they tell you what you need to know, why you need to know it, and how to apply it.

    Ben's OBS Part 8 - Dana 60 Install PART 1

    Ben's OBS Part 8 - Dana 60 Install PART 1

    FINALLY! It's time for this "F-350" to actually have proper running gear in the form of a ball joint Dana 60. This particiular axle came form a dually truck which means several items will need to be swapped from the TTB over to the Dana 60. This entire swap was performed in Ben's garage, with mostly basic tools. Follow along and learn where the road blocks were to hopefully allow your swap to go even faster!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    OBS Powerstroke Transmission Options

    OBS Powerstroke Transmission Options

    We had a listener send in a good question regarding transmission options that would result in more gears for his 1994-1997 7.3 Powerstroke. We discuss what options are out there and which one would be our choice and why. Options discussed include 4R100, ZF5, ZF6, 5R110, 6R140, Allison 1000, Gear Vendors.

    • 34 min
    Delton from South Bend Clutch

    Delton from South Bend Clutch

    Delton stopped by and sat down with Ben and Tyler to talk about dual disc clutches, recommendations for the OBS, and some fun stories regarding part failures.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ben's Excursion Part 1 - Basics

    Ben's Excursion Part 1 - Basics

    Combing over the vehicle. Finding little things here and there. Muffler. Blower Motor Relay. Rear Window. Door actuators. Key Fob. IC Boots, found boost leak. Zip ties. Stereo. Fuel leak. Chased a clunk, rear end re-fresh.

    • 55 min
    Ben's OBS Part 7 - Nitro Gear Pt 2

    Ben's OBS Part 7 - Nitro Gear Pt 2

    Part two of the overview of the Nitro Gears install on Ben's blue OBS. The day off and an epic dump run with Ben's 3 year old son.

    • 51 min
    Ben's OBS Part 7 - Nitro Gears Install PART 1

    Ben's OBS Part 7 - Nitro Gears Install PART 1

    Overview install of the Nitro gears and Ford Locker in Ben's Blue OBS. Also a look ahead at whats to come.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
330 Ratings

330 Ratings

6 Piston Power ,

Honest diesel talk

Awesome podcast featuring 2 dudes with honest, real world conversation. Appreciate taking my episode idea and running with it!

TJ_12v ,

Awesome!

Love listening about the obs project!

@dreamit.buildit ,

Mericas 7.3 power stroke cast!

If your looking for the latest and greatest in diesel technology than go somewhere else because this podcast is dedicated to the best diesel motor to ever grace us with its presence. Keep up the great work boys. You have inspired me to throw a bunch of money at my old high mileage 7.3.

2002 7.3 power stroke, ZF6, cclb, 4x4 252,000 and just gettin broke in.

@dreamit.buildit

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