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Compound Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Since 2015, Travis Keyser has been building up his 2005 Ford F-350 with intentions of making one of the baddest 6.0L Powerstrokes in the area. With help from Kill Devil Diesel, Wagler Competition and Warren Diesel, he’s well on his way. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 12-Valve 5.9L Cummins

At 18 years old, Wade Dillow sold his common rail and purchased his friend’s truck with aspirations of a race build. The ’97 Dodge 1500 single cab was in pretty bad shape, but thanks to Dillow’s hard work and a newly built compound turbo 12-valve 5.9L Cummins, the ODSS 5.90 index class is now in sight.

1,300-HP Compound Turbo 6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

The 6.6L Duramax engine can’t be understated when it comes to diesel racing applications. Not only is the engine easily upgradable, it’s also very lightweight. This 6.6L compound turbo LLY Duramax is a perfect example. Built by Wagler Competition and owned by Ethan Snider of Unleashed Diesel Performance, find out what makes this engine/truck combo special.

Chain Smoker – a 1947 Fargo with a Compound Turbo 12V 6BT Cummins Engine

Just one glimpse at Warwick Andrews’ art rod named Chain Smoker simply isn’t enough. You could stare at this 1947 Fargo FL1 pickup with a compound turbo 12-valve 6BT Cummins engine for hours. See the intricate details for yourself!

Farmaldehyde – A Compound Turbo 6.6L Duramax Engine in a Hearse

Street Outlaws Farmtruck and AZN have a knack for turning mundane cars into performance beasts. Helping them do it this time around is Jeremy Wagler and Wagler Competition Products, which built this 6.6L Duramax for a 1958 Cadillac Hearse being dubbed Farmaldehyde.

Coalstang – a 5.9L 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Without the big budget typically needed for a high-performance diesel build, Darcy Hanlan took matters into his own hands. He decided to drop this 12-valve 5.9L Cummins into an ’88 Mustang. Check out this build nicknamed the Coalstang!

5.9L HO Compound Turbo Cummins Engine – “Burnie”

This week, we’re featuring a diesel-powered rat rod that is sure to draw attention on and off the drag strip. Introducing ‘Burnie,’ Robert Berry’s ‘45 Chevrolet pickup powered by a 5.9L HO Compound Turbo Common Rail Cummins engine built by Industrial Injection. Find out how ‘Burnie’ got its name and what the lofty goals are for the engine/truck combination.

Turbocharged VP44 5.9L Cummins Engine

Jared Rectenbaugh caught our attention when he messaged us that he was rebuilding this VP44 5.9L Cummins engine for more horsepower. Looking to build a daily driver/street sleeper, he got machine work from KDD as well as a laundry list of quality components. Find out what went into the new build!

Turbocharged 6.6L LMM Duramax Engine

When Chris Karges got his hands on both a vintage 1957 Chevrolet 210 and an old diesel-powered ambulance, he knew he had the opportunity to make something special. With plans to craft a car more than worthy of praise, Karges enlisted the help of Hausmann’s Diesel Performance to undertake the engine build – this turbocharged 6.6L LMM Duramax. Check it out!

Turbocharged & Nitrous-Boosted 6.7L Cummins Engine

Looking for a badass street/strip truck, a customer recently chose LinCo Diesel Performance to do the engine, transmission and truck work. The result was this 6.7L Cummins build that goes a few steps beyond what LDP regularly churns out. Find out what went into the build.

Dallaire’s Compound Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

To show off the diesel capabilities of the shop, Dallaire’s Diesel Performance built a shop truck to serve as a rolling business card, but to also hurt some feelings on the track. Check out this compound turbo 5.9L Cummins build in this Diesel of the Week.

Compound Turbo 6.6L LB7 Duramax Engine

After building a compound turbo LB7 Duramax to the tune of more than 1,200 HP, Dark Horse Diesel owner Mike Maas was hungry for more. He decided to build up another LB7 Duramax with an LML block and is now seeing the potential to hit 2,000 HP. Find out how he’s getting there!