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SuperTruck: Mercedes Manual Transmission

August 7, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I made a trip up to a salvage yard several hours drive away. The reason why is that I finally found a manual transmission that would match my diesel engine out of the 240D. My original concept for the “SuperTruck” hybrid was to mate up the old 4-cylinder diesel to […]

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SuperTruck: Steering

July 21, 2013

So how DO you steer a DIY hybrid pickup truck without the engine on? That’s just one of the many challenges to figure out while working on a DIY project. In general, most cars nowadays use power steering. Power steering uses a hydraulic pump to assist turning the wheels, and that pump runs from a […]

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