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Twin Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

In the early 2000s, as diesel performance was coming into its own, Gomer’s Diesel Inc. and US Diesel Parts was also making the transition to more diesel repair and performance work. It did so by cutting its teeth on a white 2004 Dodge with a 5.9L Cummins engine. Today, this truck makes 1,800 hp! Find out what went into the build.

Boosted 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Tired of having issue after issue with Ford Powerstroke work done by other shops, William Eaves and his dad started their own engine shop called Boosted Built. They recently wrapped up work on William’s 1,400-horsepower, boosted 6.0L Powerstroke and we got the details!

2.6 Smoothbore 5.9L 12-Valve Cummins Engine

With fewer open class pulling events occurring due to COVID, Tim Richardson decided to change his 12-valve 5.9L Cummins engine to fit the sanctioned 2.6 class pulling rules. Find out what went into the rebuild.

VP44 6.7L Cummins Engine

After a cracked block killed a customer’s 5.9L Cummins, Torque Factory salvaged the parts they could and rebuilt a 6.7L Cummins to get the customer’s ’99 Dodge 3500 dually up and running again. See what went into the build.

Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Swap

We dare you not to click this. What happens when you combine an H1 Hummer with a turbocharged 6.7L, 1,500-horsepower Cummins engine? You get what Mountain Machine owner Steve Ortner calls one badass machine. Ortner’s Cummins swap is everything he dreamed it would be and more.

Sleeved and Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

MB Diesel Performance recently had a customer come in looking to upgrade his 2009 Dodge 2500 and turn it into a streetable grudge truck with steel quarter panels, steel hood, steel everything with a rebuilt 6.7L Cummins. Find out what went into the build.

2.6 Smooth Bore, Mechanical-Injected 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Looking to feed their need for horsepower and truck pulling, Jake Jones and Miles Heberlein built this mechanical-injected 6.0L Powerstroke engine. It’s one of the only known, working mechanical injection systems on a 6.0L. Find out what went into this unique build.

Twin-Turbo Stage 2 Duramax Engine

As customers keep upgrading their older trucks to get more efficiency, go faster, make more power, and tow better, it’s folks like PPE who are helping Duramax engines, like this twin-turbo Stage 2 Duramax build, meet the demand. Find out what went into this 1,200-horsepower beast.

Stage 3 Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

With time and money not an issue, Lead Foot Diesel Performance got to showcase everything they’re capable of on this Ford King Ranch dually build with a turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke under the hood. See what went into this $150,000+ project.

Turbocharged, All-Billet, 460 cid Wagler Duramax Engine

Having dominated sled pulling for many years, Tony Rizzi and Full Pull Diesel Performance have turned their focus to drag racing recently. Using a 1937 Chevy pickup named Outcast, Tony has his sights set on building the first all-steel diesel to run in the 3s in the 1/8th-mile. Find out what went into Outcast’s 3,500-horsepower Wagler Duramax engine.

Turbocharged 6.7L Powerstroke Engine

Specializing in the Powerstroke platform, Caranci Performance Diesel likes to try things first-hand before they recommend solutions and upgrades to customers. The shop recently wanted to build the ultimate tow rig and chose a 2017 F450 with a 6.7L Powerstroke diesel. Find out what went into the build!

Triple Turbo 6.7L Super Stock Cummins Engine

We recently came across Jeremy Yeager and his team doing some final preparations on their Chevy Silverado 2500HD Z71 with a triple turbo 6.7L Super Stock Cummins under the hood. You know we had to find out more!