All OM642 Service Manuals

Since 2007, the OM642 motor has been Mercedes's standby diesel engine. Here is a list of basic service intervals for this engine across models and a good guideline for service. 
 

Sprinter Turbo List

Here's a fitment guide for turbochargers for Sprinter vans from 2001 to today. This includes all makes--from Dodge to Freightliner to Mercedes, they all used the same types of turbos. A note on the part numbers list: it is not complete, and there might be many other part numbers for each of these turbos.
 

RAM 1500 Ecodiesel Approved Oils

This summer, Dodge changed the oil specifications for the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel. While we're not sure of the exact reason for the change--it could have to do with more frequent DPF regeneration--all oils must fit the following specs:
 

How To Remove DSG Transmission VW - Tips & Tricks

 
In this short ad-hoc video, Corey from IDParts shares a few tips and tricks to getting the DSG transmission out.
 

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel ECU Swap

 

How to Install Ram 1500 Cabin Filter

This video shows you how to retrofit a cabin filter on your Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. Check out our cabin filter kit:
 

How-to: Installing a 6 Speed Short Shifter

 
The six speed short shifter we sell on the site gives you exactly what the title suggests: a shorter, tighter shift throw, which allows you to shift gears more quickly and easily. Some customers had questions about how to install the new shifter. Luckily, installation is very easy if you know a few tricks. We’ve included step-by-step instructions below to help. This install is basically the same on all Mk. V and Mk. VI platform VW Golf, Jetta, and GTIs.
 

Chevy Cruze Diesel Approved Oil List

 
Chevy Cruze Diesels, like all other modern diesel cars, require specific engine oil to continue to function properly. Specifically, they need a low SAPS oil, or an oil that is low in sulphated ash, phosphorus and sulphur. For cars with a diesel particulate filter, oils with high amounts of additives can block the DPF.
 

TDI Fuel Injection Systems: Rotary, PD, and Common-Rail

 This article explains the differences between the three different fuel injection systems in TDIs available in North America and how they function.
 

Chevy Cruze Diesel Oil Change How-to

A tutorial on changing the oil in your 2014-2015 Chevy Cruze diesel.