Back to Basics: Dodge 12 Valve

Share We started out with this project by following the primal call that comes from within us to get back to the simple and reliable days of the Cummins valve engine. The valve Cummins, officially known as the 6BT, is a legend in its own right. Its rock solid design is from an age when a diesel engine was a true diesel. This engine was originally designed for Case tractors and then adopted for use in a variety of commercial applications. This early Cummins engine is ultra reliable. The 6BT is all mechanical, meaning that it doesn’t require any electronics to function or run. It does have a crankshaft position sensor for the tachometer, but for electronics, that’s it.

Back to Basics: Dodge 12 Valve

Early Dodge Cummins Tach. FWIW, here are a few pictures of the factory supplied tach wiring harness used in the Dodge that I have and there is not a PCM installed on the fender. Under the dash there is what looks like an intermediate adapter cable between the under hood tach cable and the cable that leads to the tach head.

In the past, one had to remove their intake manifold and drill and tap it in order to monitor boost.

Whether you’re towing a stock trailer or racing down the quarter mile, having the ability to monitor vital engine statistics is extremely crucial. We also carry mounting systems from Autometer to ensure your gauges have a factory looking installation. Just remember, no matter what, you can never have too many gauges. Read More On all diesel trucks, having the ability to monitor exhaust gas temperature is critical, so having a good pyrometer is a must.

All pyrometer EGT gauges come complete with gauge, wiring, and thermocouple for drilling into the exhaust stream. For owners of automatic transmission trucks, having a gauge to properly monitor transmission oil temperature is a great idea. Another very important gauge is a fuel pressure gauge. Finally, one of the last popular gauge options for your 5. Boost is a great gauge to basically show you where your “power band” is on the truck at any given time.

ISSPRO Tachometer Sensor Kit

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EGTs run fairly cool.

Back to Basics: Dodge 12 Valve

This kit has two wastegates.

ISSPRO Tachometer Sensor Kit

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ISSPRO Tachometer Sensor Kit

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Back to Basics: Dodge 12 Valve

If there’s not enough engagement in the torque converter at the right time, the power of this truck will run through the converter at full throttle and not provide the lockup we need to go fast.

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