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Deck Plate 6.7L Cummins Engine

After building a UCC-level truck for a customer who soon after got out of drag racing, the truck came back to Wilson Patterson Diesel. Owner Ethan Patterson took it as an opportunity to upgrade his own race truck complete with a new deck plated 6.7L Cummins engine that’s both turbocharged and has nitrous. See what went into the build!

6.4L/6.0L Compound Turbo Powerstroke Engine

Jesse Warren and Warren Diesel Injection have been competing with a 6.0L Powerstroke F-350 for more than a decade. However, after breaking multiple blocks, Jesse recently switched to a hybrid 6.4L/6.0L Powerstroke engine set up, and it’s just as badass as ever. See for yourself!

12-Valve 5.9L Cummins Named “Six Pack”

We recently came across a truck named Six Pack that utilizes a ’32 Dodge cab and grille, Duramax chassis and a compound turbo 12-valve 5.9L Cummins engine. Find out what else went into the SEMA Show truck.

The Crayola Box – a Triple Turbo LB7 Duramax Engine

Until you yourself build an engine to compete in some of the hardest competitions, it’s hard to appreciate the blood, the sweat, the tears, the sleepless nights, and the insane amount of money that goes into accomplishing it. For Jacob Riordan, his triple turbo LB7 Duramax-powered 2002 Silverado literally represents his house, his savings account – his everything. When he couldn’t attend UCC 2021, he was crushed, but he’s not letting that stop him. Find out what went into his Duramax build known as the Crayola Box.

Triple Turbo 4-Cylinder 2.0L TDI VW Engine

Gregoire Blachon, owner of Boxeer LLC, is dedicating the entire month of June to testing at Pike’s Peak. Last year, he was 1-second shy of the diesel hill climb record, and this year he’s returning in his VW Bug equipped with a triple-turbo, 4-cylinder, 2.0L TDI VW engine. Check it out!

Triple Turbo Solid Block 6.8L Cummins Engine

According to Truck Source Diesel’s Chris Buhidar, the competition at this year’s UCC event was the stoutest of any UCC yet. Despite the many struggles an event like UCC presents, Chris and his TSD team and their triple turbo, solid block 6.8L Cummins-powered F-350 took home second place overall. Find out why!

Turbocharged 6.7L Common Rail Cummins Engine

In 2020, Daniel Green, aka Danny Diesel, became a nomad and traveled 40,000 miles across 23 states to go drag racing. This year, he’s doing it again, but he swapped his 12-valve for a common rail Cummins rebuilt by Wagler Competition. See what makes Daniel, his truck and his engine unique.

F-350 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

Out of every truck Ralph LaBarbera has ever worked on – Duramax, Cummins and Powerstroke – the 7.3L, the entire truck itself, not just the engine, is one of the most cost-efficient trucks per dollar and all-around solid work truck he’s found. That is what made him fall in love with the 7.3L, and why he recently rebuilt his F-350 7.3L Powerstroke. Find out what went into the build.

Mechanical Injected 7.0L Cummins Engine

Just one of three mechanical injected trucks running at UCC this year, John Schirado’s 7.0L Cummins is dialed in and ready to compete. Find out what helps his engine make 2,000 horsepower and why it’s a real threat in drag racing, sled pulling and on the dyno.

Turbocharged 6.7L Solid Block Cummins Engine

Thomas Borrell might not work in the diesel industry, but his passion for diesel motorsports has led him to build what many believe to be the ultimate diesel machine – a UCC truck. Check out his 2010 fourth gen truck and its new Freedom Racing Engines-built 6.7L Cummins engine.

Triple Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Looking to build a daily driver truck with some power when he wanted it, Art Martinez of PSP Diesel put together this triple turbo 6.0L Powerstroke engine. Under the hood of his single cab, single rear-wheel truck, find out what went into the build!

2015 LML 6.6L Duramax Engine

One of the more memorable diesel builds Richie’s Diesel Performance has done of late is this 2015 LML 6.6L Duramax engine for a customer’s GMC Denali. Featuring a playboy blue paint color, find out what else makes it a cool build.