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All-Billet 6.7L Cummins

When new truck pulling class rules allowed for an all-aluminum engine set up, Scheid Diesel and one of its good truck pulling customers wasted no time making an all-billet 6.7L-based Cummins to compete. Find out what goodies Scheid put into this build to give it 3,000+ horsepower capability!

Engine Builder Magazine’s 2019 Diesel of the Year Winner

The 2019 Diesel of the Year contest, stems from Engine Builder’s Diesel of the Week series, sponsored by AMSOIL INC.

6.4L Cummins Engine

It was five years ago that Fleece Performance bought Freedom Racing Engines, and ever since, the two companies have been dominating the diesel performance market. Evidence of that is proven in builds like this recent 6.4L Cummins based off a 6.7L block as an all-around performance monster. Find out what makes this a unicorn diesel build!

6.6L LML Duramax

Travis Turner discovered there wasn’t anyone in his area working on diesels, or anyone who really knew much about them, so he set out to change that. He started Pure Addiction Diesel Performance in 2013 and has been building diesel trucks and engines ever since, just like this 6.6L LML Duramax that puts out 1,200 hp! Find out what went into this diesel build.

Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel

When it comes to restoring classic cars and trucks, many people opt to go with a LS engine as the powerplant. However, Johny G of Johny’s Garage had a customer recently request a Cummins diesel engine for his 1966 Chevy C10, and although it wasn’t what Johny is typically accustomed to, he was happy to oblige. Find out what went into this Chevy C10 and its Cummins R2.8 turbo diesel engine.

6.7L Cummins-Based Enforcer Engine

Diesel performance is Drew Pumphrey’s drug of choice. He admits he’s hooked, addicted, has needed to win competitions to pay for gas to get home, and missed Thanksgiving dinners to work on diesel engines. That level of dedication shines at his shop, D&J Precision Machine, where he builds fully custom diesel engines like this Enforcer engine, based off a Cummins 6.7L. Find out what makes this one special diesel build!

2019 Diesel of the Year Contest

Help us choose the 2019 Diesel of the Year winner! Simply scroll through the Top 10 diesel engines and vote for the engine you think deserves the title of Diesel of the Year 2019.

Stage 2 Duramax 6.6L LBZ

Founded in 1985, well before diesel performance was anything like it is today, PPE (Pacific Performance Engineering) set out to change the diesel landscape. Today, the diesel innovator offers an array of products and diesel builds to up the ante in the industry such as this Stage 2 Duramax 6.6L LBZ engine that was on display at SEMA. Find out what went into the build!

12-Valve Compound Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

A customer recently came to A-Star Diesel Performance looking for a transmission build. That work turned into an engine build on a 5.9L Cummins for the customer’s ’92 Dodge 1-ton dually, single cab. Find out what went into this compound turbo diesel engine!

6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

With a background in engineering and years of diesel training under him, Rich Strube makes sure he applies what he’s learned over the years to his engine work at Richie’s Diesel Performance. One such example is on his 2005 GMC Sierra with this 6.6L LLY Duramax inside. Find out what makes this build unique!

6.3L Stroker Powerstroke

J&K Engines develops unique designs that are very meticulous, clean and different from the rest. The diesel shop specializes in Ford Powerstrokes, and has fully reimagined the 6.0L in an effort to eliminate its bad reputation. Feast your eyes on the result – this 6.3L Stroker Powerstroke!

6.6L LBZ Duramax

When a rebuild went wrong at another shop, Sin City Diesel & Off-Road was entrusted with this 6.6L LBZ Duramax engine. Find out what went into making this 200,000 mile engine run like new again!