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KDD 6.0L Powerstroke

Using a background in building blown alcohol monster truck engines, Jared Alderson has built Kill Devil Diesel into an elite performance diesel engine shop capable of creating custom, one-off builds like this 6.0L Powerstroke for KC Turbos’ race truck. Find out why this is one special 6.0L!

2,500 HP 7.0L Cummins

From basic repair work to full-blown competition vehicles, Derek Rose and his diesel shop, DNR Customs, does it all. They even built this 2,500 hp 7.0L Cummins engine, which makes the shop’s Dodge 2500 one of the fastest and most powerful trucks in the country! Find out what went into this diesel build!

400,000-Mile 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

Justin Zeigler turned his profits from selling his pulling truck into what is now his 7,000 sq.-ft. diesel shop, Zeigler Diesel Performance in Canton, OH. The shop works on everything diesel related from basic maintenance to high-performance builds. Find out what went into restoring this 400,000-mile 7.3L Powerstroke back to its glory days!

LML Duramax Engine

Just like most who become enamored with diesel engine work, Ray McClelland Jr. started tinkering at a young age. A new transmission, new clutch, upgraded tune and a turbo, and now he’s made it a career creating diesel performance at his shop, Full Throttle Kustomz Diesel. Ray recently finished this LML Duramax build, which is ready to take on a drag race, a sled pull and a dyno run, but it hasn’t forgotten its street manners. Find out what went into the build!

Ultimate Callout Challenge 6.7L Cummins Engine

With nearly 2,100 horsepower and more than 3,000 ft.-lbs. of torque on tap, Armor Inc. Diesel & Suspension’s 6.7L Cummins engine makes the shop’s 2007 Dodge the fastest diesel truck in Canada! Find out what goes into this Ultimate Callout Challenge diesel build!

6.7L Ford Powerstroke

Growing up in rural Indiana means you grow up around a lot of diesel trucks. As an Indiana native, it was only natural that John Roberson of Outlaw Diesel Performance developed a passion for fixing and modifying diesels such as this 6.7L Ford Powerstroke. Find out what went into this sweet build.

12-Valve Fummins

No, that’s not a typo. Tommy Clayton’s Clarksville, TN-based diesel shop, Integrity Diesel Performance, is known for doing its fair share of Cummins swaps. When they swap a Cummins into a Ford, they call them Fummins builds, and they’re pretty awesome. Find out what makes this 12-valve Fummins a special build.

Pro Mod 7.1L Cummins

Ben Shadday got bit by the diesel bug bad. His wife eventually told him he had to make a decision between keeping his powerplant job or opening a diesel shop. He chose the diesel shop and opened Done Right Diesel Performance to build diesel power like this Pro Mod 7.1L Cummins!

460 cid Super Stock Duramax

When Tony Burkhard’s Super Stock truck, Last Minute Hooker, suffered from an explosion during the 2019 Ultimate Callout Challenge, he thought his engine might be toast. Luckily, the damage was minimal and his shop, Dirty Hooker Diesel, got started on a rebuild of the 460 cid Super Stock Duramax that would make it better than ever. Find out what went into this awesome diesel build!

Super Stock 6.7L Cummins

Growing up as a gearhead, Dustin Harrison was obsessed with making everything he touched faster, better and louder. Naturally, he was drawn to diesel engine work and opened Apex Diesel Performance so he could build awesome engines like this Super Stock 6.7L Cummins. Find out what went into building this sled pulling beast!

World’s Fastest 7.3L Powerstroke

When Brian Gray ended his professional Motocross racing career, he needed to find something to occupy his skills and time. Brian turned to the diesel industry and opened Gray’s Diesel Performance in 2012. The shop primarily works on Ford and Chevy diesel trucks and is home to the world’s fastest 7.3L Powerstroke. Click to find out how this used Ford truck and engine went from slow to ‘whoa what was that?!’