TJ Frey’s Compound-Turbo VP44 5.9L Cummins Engine
Diesel enthusiast TJ Frey has been upgrading his personal race truck for a six years now, and finally got it out to the Ultimate Callout Challenge in 2022 to show off his work and hit the track. Check out this compound-turbo and nitrous-boosted VP44 5.9L Cummins build!
1,500-Horsepower Cummins Enforcer Engine
This ’18 Ram 2500 is the definition of a “sleeper build.” Business on the outside, performance on the inside thanks to a Cummins Enforcer engine.
IHRA Names New Director of Track & Racer Relations
The International Hot Rod Association announced recently that Paige Hamlin has been named the IHRA Director of Track & Racer Relations. Hamlin brings enthusiasm, experience, and a true passion for bracket racing into the new role, according to IHRA, which noted she has worked with promoters including Tommy Phillips, Luke Bogacki, Coalburg Promotions, Great American
Developing a Honda 2.3L Engine for Road Racing
One of the most important aspects of engine building has nothing to do with the engine at all. You have to understand the customer and what they are trying to achieve.
The Undying Mystique of Nissan’s RB26 Engine
With all the winning and global interest, the RB platform saw an incredible amount of growth in aftermarket support and OE performance applications. Nissan produced one of the biggest icons ever to hit the racing scene!
Single Turbo LML-Based Duramax Engine
Walking the grounds of Lucas Oil Raceway during the 2022 Ultimate Callout Challenge, we spotted Brett Deutsch’s 1969 C10 outfitted with an LML Duramax engine. Naturally, we had to stop and fid out more of the details of this badass truck. It’s our Diesel of the Week brought to you by AMSOIL INC.
Turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke Engine
In an era where so many diesel folks opt for a Cummins build, it’s refreshing to see a badass Powerstroke catch your eye. Harlan Clemons is one of those Powerstroke guys, and his turbocharged 6.0L was a sight to see at the Ultimate Callout Challenge. Check it out!
Compound-Turbo VP44 5.9L Cummins Engine
TJ Frey has been upgrading his first personal race truck for a few years now, and finally got it out to the Ultimate Callout Challenge to show off his work and hit the track. Check out this compound-turbo and nitrous-boosted VP44 5.9L Cummins build!
1952 Chevy with a 6.7L Cummins Engine
Mickey Unverstagt’s ’52 Chevy is a strikingly restored vintage pickup on the outside, and a down-to-business drag truck on the inside — complete with a decked-out 6.7L Cummins powerplant under the hood. Check it out!
Single-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Pro Mod Engine
Johnny Gilbert of Stainless Diesel has a brand-new setup this year to help him compete with the gas Pro Mod guys. He’s been dialing in a Pro Mod diesel Corvette featuring a Wagler Competition-built, all-billet, 6.7L Cummins engine. With 3,500 hp on hand, Gilbert is looking at 3.80s in the eighth! Check it out!
Twin-Turbo LML Duramax Dragster Engine
Mattie Graves competes in the Outlaw Diesel Super Series (ODSS) dragster class, and is the only female doing so. Sitting behind her dragster’s cockpit is a powerful twin-turbo LML Duramax capable of making 4-second passes. Check it out!
Chris Patterson’s Triple-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine
Chris Patterson of Unrivaled Diesel earned a 4th place finish at the 2022 Ultimate Callout Challenge thanks to this powerful triple-turbo Cummins engine. Check it out!
High Horsepower Engine Sealing
In the context of high-horsepower engine building, the pressure on a cylinder head can be so great that it can, in effect, marginally push it away from the engine block. This makes engine sealing one of the more prevalent challenges, and it gives whole new meaning to the phrase “keep your head down.”
Summer Vibes and a Dream Engine Giveaway
How can you not love summer? Sure, it gets hot, but it definitely beats the cold, and there’s so much going on to occupy your time. Here at Engine Builder, our team has stayed extremely busy attending racing events, shows, visiting manufacturers and engine shops, as well as our usual content work.
Derek Rose’s Triple-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine￼
Derek Rose of DNR Customs has one fast Cummins truck. In fact, it’s currently the fastest 4WD diesel truck in the world! Check out the triple-turbo 6.7L Cummins engine under the hood!
Deck-Plated Single-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine
Travis Trent’s F-250 race truck has since ditched the original 6.0L Powerstroke for a new, 1,800-horsepower 6.7L Cummins engine. Check out what makes it special!
Blaney Scores All-Star Race Win at Texas
Ryan Blaney won big after an overtime restart this weekend at the 38th running of the All-Star Race, netting a $1 million dollar payout. This was Ryan Blaney’s first win of the season after 3 poles and the 4th All-Star race win for Team Penske. “Congratulations to Ford Performance, Roger, Jonathan, Ryan, and everyone at
1,400-HP 6.4L Cummins Engine
Justin Zeigler of Ziegler Diesel Performance has proven time and time again he knows how to build an engine. This 6.4L Cummins he just finished for customer Travis Richards is one more example of that. Check it out!
1,900-Plus HP LLY Duramax Engine
With aspirations of a 2,000-horsepower 6.6L LLY Duramax engine, Morey Logue of Interstate Diesel Performance is just on the verge of hitting his goal. Check out what’s helping him get there!
Weiand Supercharged 454 Big Block Chevy Engine
For people like Jason Schaefer, making horsepower and enjoying performance is more about being the right mechanic than having the right billfold. He showcases that mentality in his 1929 Ford hot rod, which is equipped with a supercharged 454 big block Chevy engine. Find out what helps this thing rip down the track!