Getting Hitched: Theories On Which Hitch Is Right For You – Diesel Army

companion-oem-ford-3300-in-truck-bed-web-new-logo.fullTowing a trailer seems like an easy task. Drop the trailer on the ball and go. However, there is so much more to it. Once you have the right equipment, though, it is fairly easy. There are four main ways to tow a trailer with a truck: a ball bolted directly to the bumper, a receiver hitch bolted to the frame below the bumper, fifth-wheel, and gooseneck. The purpose of this guide is to help you determine which is the right choice for you. Read More…



Written For: Diesel Army
Written By: Jake Headlee
Photography By: Supplied By Manufacturers
Published: 9/15/2016

In-depth Look At What Puts ARP Up On Top –

ARPcloseupuninstalledIt’s hard to imagine a world without bolts. Bolts and nuts are literally what holds nearly everything we use together, especially things that will have to come apart eventually. While bolts are used in limitless applications, they are most certainly not all created equal. Some applications allow for a standard lower grade bolt while others, such as high performance engines, need to be able to withstand immense forces. Read More…



Written For: Diesel Army
Written By: Jake Headlee
Photography By: Jake Headlee
Published: January 9, 2015

Custom Painted 2011 Super Duty With An Attitude! –

img_6145_11-640x426Running a successful company can be tough. However, there are a few perks that can make it more enjoyable. In the automotive aftermarket world, to showcase your company’s products, service and abilities, it helps to have a shop truck. In some cases, that ends up a rough and tumble light duty truck that has a few products on it that generally get used and abused while running parts around town. Other times something spectacular is born.

Jake Mitchell, owner of Jake’s Custom Diesel in Norman, Oklahoma didn’t want another beater shop truck.Read More…

Written For: Diesel Army
Written By: Jake Headlee
Published: September 9, 2014