Evan Laux, Author at Engine Builder Magazine - Page 5 of 14
Turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

This 6.0L Powerstroke is the first race-build from owner Connor Wagner and the team at Wagner Diesel Solutions. They ran it this year at the Ultimate Callout Challenge. Check it out!

Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

This week we feature another build from Maverick Diesel that we got to check out at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge. This 6.7L Cummins is setup to run the 5.90 index class and features 1,100 horsepower!

Zachary Fish’s 5.9L Cummins Engine

We love attending the Ultimate Callout Challenge for a number of reasons, but getting to speak with competitors and racers excited for the weekend is one of the best parts. It’s even sweeter when we get a chance to speak to someone like Zachary Fish, who was a first time ODSS racer during the UCC

Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

Walking through the pits at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, we had to stop at the Maverick Diesel tent to check out their 6.7L Cummins engine on display. You can check it out here!

Cody Helm’s Turbocharged 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Cody Helms of HDP Performance was recently competing in ODSS at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge. He was getting ready to make some passes on Day 1 when we came by his pit area to ask him about his truck and diesel engine combo. His 12-valve Cummins is our Diesel of the Week!

Turbocharged 5.9L Cummins

Today’s Diesel of the Week was put together by Zachary Fish, a newcomer to UCC this year. Check it out!

Turbocharged 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Guys like Cody Helms of HDP Performance prove that being competitive in diesel motorsports doesn’t have to be a pocket-emptying hobby. His 12-valve Cummins build made enough power for him to race competitively in the 5.90 class at UCC this year. Check it out!

Choate Engineering Performance’s 6.7L Powerstroke Engine

Choate Engineering Performance, located in Bolivar, TN, does a ton of diesel engine remanufacturing and custom engine building. We were recently visiting the shop and got the run down of Choate’s 6.7L Powerstroke build. It’s our Diesel of the Week!

Twin-Charged 3.0L EcoDiesel Engine

The 3.0L EcoDiesel is known for its incredible fuel economy and low-end torque, not necessarily for its high-horsepower capabilities. But that won’t stop some from building a formidable Pike’s Peak race engine with both turbocharging and supercharging. Check it out!

Single-Turbo LBZ Duramax Engine

This LBZ Duramax came from a donor truck Josh Kaye had purchased at an auction. After bringing it home, he tore everything apart and started building it back to the 850-horsepower state it sits at currently. Check it out!

Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS Engine

Somewhere in the range of 1,500-1,700 horsepower, this LS-powered ’68 Chevelle made a new personal best pass for owner Tanner Stover at Sick Week this year. Check it out!

Nitrous Update

The use of nitrous oxide in diesel engines is not a new concept. In fact, it has been used in drag racing for decades. However, it is only in recent years that it has gained widespread popularity in the worlds of diesel truck pulling and drag racing. Now, it seems as if almost everyone in the competitive scene is using it.