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Compound Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Tyler Brancifort of North Coast Diesel Performance knows a thing or two about Powerstrokes. After all, he’s been driving Ford trucks since he was a teenager. When it came to his own compound turbo 6.0L Powerstroke he built for his ’06 F-350 race truck, he didn’t hold back on the build. Check it out!

6.0L Powerstroke
Turbocharged 6.5L GM Diesel Engine

You won’t see a lot of guys racing 6.5L trucks at the competitive level. Nonetheless, you’ll always find engine builders like Tyler Loewen of 23 Diesel and Off-Road who like a challenge. That’s why he’s building up what he hopes will be one of the baddest, turbocharged 6.5L GM engines out there. Check it out!

Single Turbo 444 cid 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

Brian Jelich of JeliBuilt Performance has owned a 2000 F-350 with a 7.3L Powerstroke for half his life. As such, in those 18 years he’s owned the truck, he’s continued to push the performance of the 7.3L, and today it’s the fastest 1/8th-mile 4×4 Powerstroke out there. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 5.9L Cummins-Swapped Ford F100

Gifted a 1957 Ford F100 pickup truck at the age of 13, Dave Workman of Porky’s Diesel Performance knew the truck was destined for a Cummins swap now that it was his. After continuing to develop the truck, it now has a 1,300 HP compound turbo 5.9L Cummins in it. See it for yourself!

Sin City Diesel’s Compound Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

Looking to build a shop truck capable of 1,000+ horsepower, sled pulling and 10-second passes, Sin City Diesel and Off-Road owner Frank Davis chose a compound turbo 6.7L Cummins for his 2006 2500 mega cab. Check it out!

1994 12-valve 5.9L Cummins Engine

After a faulty battery in his 1981 Chevy truck caught his entire engine bay on fire, Justin Dignon was forced to pull the 5.9L Cummins engine and begin a rebuild. The revamped 12-valve 5.9L Cummins got some sweet bells and whistles. Check it out!

Climate Change’s Mechanical Injected 12-Valve Triple Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

Do you believe in Climate Change? Regardless of your scientific standpoint, we can all agree that this 2000 Dodge Dakota Pro Mod truck named Climate Change featuring a mechanical injected 12-valve triple turbo 6.7L Cummins engine is absolutely awesome! The guys at Warren County Diesel and Scheid Diesel are aiming to make this the fastest diesel truck on Earth.

Compound Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Since 2015, Travis Keyser has been building up his 2005 Ford F-350 with intentions of making one of the baddest 6.0L Powerstrokes in the area. With help from Kill Devil Diesel, Wagler Competition and Warren Diesel, he’s well on his way. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 12-Valve 5.9L Cummins

At 18 years old, Wade Dillow sold his common rail and purchased his friend’s truck with aspirations of a race build. The ’97 Dodge 1500 single cab was in pretty bad shape, but thanks to Dillow’s hard work and a newly built compound turbo 12-valve 5.9L Cummins, the ODSS 5.90 index class is now in sight.

1,300-HP Compound Turbo 6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

The 6.6L Duramax engine can’t be understated when it comes to diesel racing applications. Not only is the engine easily upgradable, it’s also very lightweight. This 6.6L compound turbo LLY Duramax is a perfect example. Built by Wagler Competition and owned by Ethan Snider of Unleashed Diesel Performance, find out what makes this engine/truck combo special.

Chain Smoker – a 1947 Fargo with a Compound Turbo 12V 6BT Cummins Engine

Just one glimpse at Warwick Andrews’ art rod named Chain Smoker simply isn’t enough. You could stare at this 1947 Fargo FL1 pickup with a compound turbo 12-valve 6BT Cummins engine for hours. See the intricate details for yourself!

Farmaldehyde – A Compound Turbo 6.6L Duramax Engine in a Hearse

Street Outlaws Farmtruck and AZN have a knack for turning mundane cars into performance beasts. Helping them do it this time around is Jeremy Wagler and Wagler Competition Products, which built this 6.6L Duramax for a 1958 Cadillac Hearse being dubbed Farmaldehyde.