Diesel of the Week Archives - Page 6 of 21 - Engine Builder Magazine
12-Valve 6BT Cummins Engine

Eric Lucy and his 16-year-old son have been hard at work over the past two years building a 12-valve Cummins to drop into his F-250 King Ranch. Check it out!

6.7L Turbocharged Cummins Engine

Jessie Harris’ Cummins-powered Chevy C10 won the Fastest Diesel honor at Sick Week 2023. We were there to get the inside scoop on the 6.7L under the hood. Check it out!

1,500-Horsepower LB7 Duramax Engine

Rick Fletes first dropped this LBZ Duramax under the hood of his 1970 Chevelle 14 years ago. Since then, he’s put around 150,000 miles on the car and has showed it off at countless drag competitions. Check it out!

Single-Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

New Performance Automotive owner Steve Burton built this 5.9L Cummins engine for a Pro-Street diesel spec’d pulling truck. Check it out!

Compound-Turbo 5.9L Cummins-Powered Mercedes Unimog

Jeff McCord of LinCo Diesel Performance recently put together this unique 5.9L Cummins engine that will be the powerplant for a 1965 Mercedes Unimog utility truck. Check it out!

1,000 Horsepower LB7 Duramax Engine

Like many before him, Bryan Woitas got bit by the diesel bug after experimenting with some mild power-adders on his daily driver. Years later, he has a 1,000-horsepower LB7 Duramax to show off!

Dual Compound-Turbo 6.6L LBZ Duramax Engine

Not only does this 1954 Chevrolet 3100 house a hefty 6.6L LBZ Duramax engine, it boasts a quad-turbo setup and enough piping to blow your mind! Check it out!

2,200 Horsepower Compound Turbo 6.7L Cummins

Josh McCormack is no stranger to high-horsepower Cummins builds – this engine was built in-house at his shop Wide Open Throttle Motorsports and makes nearly 2,200 horsepower on nitrous. Check it out!

Ryan Milliken’s 6.8L Cummins-Powered ’69 Nova

Ryan Milliken’s ’69 Nova currently holds the X275 1/8th mile record at 183 mph, which was set last December at the Snowbird Outlaw Nationals. Under the hood is a beefy, Freedom Racing Engines-built 6.8L Cummins engine that makes around 3,100 horsepower. Check it out!

6.8L Cummins Engine

This Freedom Racing Engines-built 6.8L Cummins is sure to provide more than enough power for Jen Pushlar when it’s under the hood of her pulling truck. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 5.9L VP44 Cummins Engine

Drew Carter is one of those guys who just won’t let the 5.9L VP44 die out! With this build, he’s another guy who has shown that it still has some staying power in the diesel racing world. Check it out!

6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

Brian Tom’s 05′ Silverado “Goldilocks” is powered by a 6.6L LLY Duramax that makes around 1,100 horsepower on nitrous, it’s our Diesel of the Week. Check it out!