Diesel owners who add big horsepower, wheels and tires also need some driveline upgrades to keep it all together.
Knowing that nearly every diesel-powered vehicle built since 2010 (including those with modified engines with high horsepower and torque) is equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), it also means they require Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) to function.
Today, most people know the UCC as the event that pits competitors against one another in drag racing, a dyno competition and sled pulling – all done with one truck per competitor. How the event came to be is another story.
Drew Pumphrey, owner of D&J Precision Machine, is the engine builder behind Firepunk’s 6.7L Cummins-based engine known as the Executioner. It’s a one-of-a-kind build.
With today’s diesel injectors on the performance side, with nearly 35,000 psi of injection pressure, you can achieve a lot of quantity using that kind of pressure instead of just big spray orifices.
Marketed as the ICON series, these cylinder heads are a totally new, built from the ground up, clean sheet, USA design that will replace Kill Devil Diesel’s previous aluminum heads for Powerstroke applications.
If you’ve ever seen a compound-turbo setup, you can clearly see it is not a twin-turbo setup. Why do diesels utilize compounds over twin turbochargers? We first need to move back to the basics of engine design and engine airflow consumption rates.
Whether you’re looking for fun or looking to win, the Duramax platform is certainly one to consider. The Duramax engine is can be built up to do just about anything you want. The only obstacle is your wallet.
PRIME WITHOUT THE INTAKE MANIFOLD ON I always prime all of my engines with the intake manifold off and the valley open. You can see oil escaping around lifters and cam bearings. You can see if you have the wrong base circle camshaft on SB Ford hydraulic roller cams and if the lifter bands are
Does this sound familiar? “We are experiencing issues within the supply chain that has created manufacturing delays, temporary stock-outs, longer lead times and increased cost. You may experience delays in shipment and product shortages. We are committed to working through these challenges and thank you for your patience and support.” I have had countless conversations