Trying to find a suitable replacement for his 406 cid engine in a ’32 Ford Coupe, Richard Brown of Brown’s Diesel was looking for horsepower and something economical to drive. He of course thought of diesel power and found the 4BT Cummins to be a perfect fit. Find out what went into the build!
Pushing the envelope and striving to be the leader in Powerstroke performance has always been the goal at Maryland Performance Diesel. The shop specializes in 6.0L, 6.4L and 6.7L Powerstrokes, but the 6.7L has been the focal point lately. Check out the shop’s recent 2,000+ hp capable, turbocharged 6.7L Powerstroke build.
Already the chassis dyno horsepower record holder at 2,760 horsepower, Shawn Baca of Industrial Injection Diesel Performance isn’t just relaxing. His truck, named Master Shredder, is getting a new 6.7L Cummins that Shawn says has enough air for 6,000 horsepower with three 106mm turbos and enough nitrous to put it into the atmosphere! Find out how Shawn is trying to crack 3,000 horsepower to the tires!
When two diesel drag racers stopped competing against one another and formed a business partnership, Kingspeed Race & Repair was born. The full-service repair, maintenance and machine shop does many different things, but performance Cummins work tops the list. Just take a look at this turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Kingspeed built for one of its best customers.
Starting out with local, small sled pulling events, Jesse Gillespie of Pro Tech Diesel quickly elevated his game from the 2.6 class to 3.0 and now this 3.6 smoothbore charger 6.2L Cummins engine, which cranks out nearly 1,700 horsepower! Find out what went into making this sled pulling beast. Diesel of the Week is sponsored by AMSOIL.
When a customer brought in a 2008 Ford F350 for a rebuild, Jordan Powell and the team at Dirty Diesel Customs was happy to help. However, halfway through the build, the customer hit financial issues and had to get out of the truck, so the shop bought it from him and turned it into a drag truck. Find out what went into this 6.4L Powerstroke rebuild!
Since 2008, Pine Hill Diesel & Auto has been doing auto repair in the front of the shop and diesel performance out of the back of the shop. For the past seven years, owner Hunter Snyder has built Johnny Gilbert’s drag racing engine, which for the past few seasons has been this deck-plated 6.7L triple turbo Cummins. Find out what goes into the build!
Roughly 10 years ago, both Jason Loeliger and Mark Fuenzalida were both in a rut and looking to do something new in the industry. The longtime friends joined forces to start Devil Mountain Diesel and have been doing diesel repair and engine work ever since. The shop recently did an overhaul on this 2005 6.0L Powerstroke. Find out what went into making it like new again!
With one of the best Instagram handles we’ve ever seen, Tony Salokas (@isootmypants), came to Miller’s Machine Shop in 2018 to get a 12-valve Cummins rebuilt for his ’39 Chevy pickup rat rod project. See how the build turned out!
Wasatch Diesel Performance covers the gamut when it comes to diesel performance, and can get a mountain of power out of any diesel engine. Case in point is this turbocharged 6.4L Powerstroke the shop built in 2019. Find out why Wasatch Diesel are Powerstroke specialists.
Gale Banks and his team have been hard at work building a diesel equivalent monster truck engine that delivers horsepower and throttle response as good or better than Monster Jam’s current 540 cid big block Chevy blown alcohol engines. Find out what their supercharged twin-turbo 427 cid 7.1L Duramax is capable of.
With the dream to one day compete at the same truck and tractor pull events he saw as a kid, Jeremy Wenger of Twisted Piston set out to achieve that goal. The shop went all out on a 3.0 Limited Pro class 5.9L Cummins build. Find out why it earned them Rookie of the Year in OSTPA in 2019.