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Cummins, Duramax, Powerstroke, Tech Talk, Uncategorized

Power into Spring 

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The charging, starting, and electrical system in your truck goes through significant stress and can fail in the most extreme conditions like the temperature swings in the cold of winter and the heat of summer. As we exit the winter weather season, it’s always a good idea to pop the hood and check on your electrical system after a season’s worth of abuse. Not sure where to start? We have a few suggestions. Here are some of the best things to freshen up before your truck ends up running out of juice.  

Starters 

Your starter is a vital part of your truck, and after a winter’s worth of use, you might have noticed a sluggish start or two. It’s never too early to swap out to an upgraded unit! XDP has all the starters that will get your Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax up, running, and ready for whatever you can throw at it. The XDP Gear Reduction Starter is the upgraded unit that packs a punch. So, when it comes time to begin your truck’s spring maintenance, trust that an XDP Gear Reduction Starter will get you up and running after a long winter.

Alternators 

A simple bolt-on upgrade can make all the difference when keeping the charging system running smoothly on your truck. XDP HD Series Alternators are made with increased power consumption in mind, boasting elevated amp peak output and higher amp output at idle. That means using more of the accessories you love on your truck like light bars, air horns, or other add-ons. Don’t deprive your truck of the power it needs to get the job done right, upgrade your stock alternator to an XDP Wrinkle Black HD High Output Alternator today!  

Replacing your battery and alternator? It might be a good idea to go the extra mile and replace old or potentially faulty stock alternator cables. Alternator cables can be a great add-on when swapping your stock alternator with a high output alternator. Cracked, brittle, or frayed wires could keep things from running optimally on your truck, or running altogether. The XDP HD High Output Alternator Cable is built to last. Get all the power from your alternator to where it needs to be in your truck. These alternator cables come standard at 47” in length and are made with 2 AWG cables. These cables are made to go the extra mile!  

Batteries 

Your battery can be the most crucial part of your system. Everything you rely on in your truck relies on the battery. So, if you’re noticing labored starts, dimming, flickering lights, or other symptoms of a power loss, a new battery may be the next best thing you can do to your electrical system. Find batteries that can give your Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax all the juice it needs to keep on cranking. Do you have lots of aftermarket accessories? maybe things like light bars, winches, sound systems, and more? All these accessories demand more power from your electrical system and battery. So, don’t get caught out on the road without the ability to use what you need in your truck.  Get a battery that will go the distance at XDP.com!  

Battery Cables  

Battery Cables can often be some of the most frequently damaged parts in your engine bay. Due to the location of the cables, the underhood environment, and battery corrosion, your battery cables could become compromised over time. Toss those old cables and beat up battery terminal connectors. Upgrade to cables you can rely on no matter what the situation. The XDP HD Replacement Battery Cable Set is the high-quality, direct-fit solution for your cracked or frayed battery cables. Constructed from 00AWG wire, these cables are not only tough but can improve charging, cold start, and hard start conditions. The military-style battery terminals keep corrosion at bay and your battery clean and ready to pump out all the power you need!