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6.8L Cummins Engine

This Freedom Racing Engines-built 6.8L Cummins is sure to provide more than enough power for Jen Pushler when it’s under the hood of her pulling truck. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 5.9L VP44 Cummins Engine

Drew Carter is one of those guys who just won’t let the 5.9L VP44 die out! With this build, he’s another guy who has shown that it still has some staying power in the diesel racing world. Check it out!

6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

Brian Tom’s 05′ Silverado “Goldilocks” is powered by a 6.6L LLY Duramax that makes around 1,100 horsepower on nitrous, it’s our Diesel of the Week. Check it out!

Compound Turbo P-pumped 24v Cummins Display Engine

Dakota Sargent of Fullhook Diesel knows a thing or two about 24v Cummins engines, so he took it upon himself to build a custom display engine that kids could rev up at events. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke

It’s often hard to find higher-horsepower 6.0L Powerstroke builds, but there are still a few guys out there who are proving the platform has big potential. Austin Denny is one of them, and his 2,000-horsepower Powerstroke is an animal on the drag strip.

Compound Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

Dustin Damgaard’s interest in the performance world began years ago when he attended a National Hot Rod Diesel Association (NHRDA) for the first time – building powerful race machines has been a hobby ever since. He just finished a a 5.9L Cummins build that doesn’t disappoint. Check it out!

6.0L Powerstroke Swapped F100

While racing is an option, this F100, named “PigPen,” serves its owner more as a daily cruiser. It’s driven to and from work on the regular and looks good doing it. Under the hood is a 6.0L Powerstroke that makes 700 horsepower on fuel and nearly 1,000 on one shot of nitrous. Check it out!

1,500-Horsepower Cummins Enforcer Engine

This ’18 Ram 2500 is the definition of a “sleeper build.” Business on the outside, performance on the inside thanks to a Cummins Enforcer engine.

7.1L Twin-Turbo Duramax Engine

Sterling Diesel Performance is showing off its stunning, fully restored 1972 Chevrolet C10 at the 2022 SEMA Show. Under the hood is a 7.1L Duramax engine with a unique twin-turbo setup. Check it out!

7.1L Duramax
2,200 Horsepower 6.4L “Shredder” Series Cummins Engine

Mike Dalton’s Industrial Injection-built 6.4L “Shredder” engine features a filled block bored to 4.130, stage 4 factory race head, King Cobra fuel injectors, and several other cool upgrades. Check out this 2,200 horsepower machine!

6.4L Shredder
2,000 Horsepower Single-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

Finding a solid middle ground between extreme power and streetability is often a difficult task for engine builders and customers to agree on. However, this 6.7L Cummins proves it’s never impossible. This particular engine was built by LinCo Diesel Performance for owner Daniel Hargrove. Check it out!

6.7L Cummins
Turbocharged 1,500-Horsepower 6.7L Cummins Engine

With a shop name like Dragon’s Lair Garage, you know what comes out of there has to be cool. Case in point, shop owner Karry Latropoulos’ turbocharged and nitrous-boosted 6.7L Cummins is pretty awesome! Check it out.

6.7L Cummins