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Warren Diesel Injection’s New 6.0L Powerstroke Race Engine

Jesse Warren and his team are synonymous with the Ford Powerstroke platform, specifically the 6.0L. As such, Jesse’s team at Warren Diesel Injection continues to push the envelope of the 6.0L Powerstroke and recently unveiled a new race truck at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge. Find out what went into this 3-year-long build!

Compound-Turbo “Shredder” 5.9L Cummins Engine

Like any sensible diesel guy, Chris Voorheis got a small taste of diesel performance and immediately wanted more. His 2006 Mega Cab went from a daily driver to a sled puller to now a formidable drag racing vehicle thanks to a compound-turbo “Shredder” 5.9L Cummins from Industrial Injection. Check out what went into the build!

Turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

With a last name of Ford, it’s a good thing Dylan Ford of Abilene Diesel Performance is a Powerstroke guy. In fact, he’s found a true passion for 6.0L Powerstrokes and recently built a race truck with a turbocharged and nitrous-assisted 6.0L Powerstroke for drag racing. Check it out!

Turbocharged 5.9L 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Logan Yelton’s ’93 Dodge has gone through quite the transformation. It was once used to transport him and his wife to prom back in the day to now burning rubber on the drag strip with 1,800 horsepower on command. This 5.9L 12-valve Cummins-powered monster has done it all. See what went into the build!

393 cid Billet Cummins Engine

When it comes to power, the engine propelling Scheid Diesel’s drag car doesn’t dissapoint. It makes 2,800 horsepower on fuel alone… no wonder it’s a record setter!

Triple-Turbo 6.7L Powerstroke Engine

Is there anything better than a diesel dragster? Yes. One with three big S480s mounted on it. This Powerstroke was built by Dan Snyder of SPE Motorsport and we got the scoop on it at this year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge.

4 Piston Racing’s NA USAC Midget Honda Engine

The guys at 4 Piston Racing in Danville, IN crank out some seriously impressive Honda engines and components. We got to see the shop for ourselves this summer and we were treated to a full rundown of a naturally aspirated USAC Midget Honda engine they had in development. Check it out!

Turbocharged and Nitrous-Powered 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

At this year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, we ran into more folks just starting to get into racing their diesels than we have in the past. One such racer was Connor Wagner of Wagner Diesel Solutions. His shop specializes in the Powerstroke platform, so he decided it was time to start showcasing what he can do

Turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

You can always count on Warren Diesel Injection to pull up to events in a sweet Powerstroke truck – they’ve been innovating the platform for over a decade. We saw this 6.0L at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge and this thing is next level awesome.

The Best of Both Worlds: Twin-Charged Engines

Not to be confused with twin-turbocharging, twin-charging is the innovative combination of a supercharger and a turbocharger. It’s nothing new – Lancia, Nissan and Volkswagen were among the first to use the combination back in the ‘80s, but it’s hardly common today.

Sick Week’s Fastest 4-Cylinder – a Turbocharged 2.0L 4G63 Engine

Tony Niemczyk has owned his 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse since 2001. Over the years, it’s been a constant evolution to get the car from a regular commuter to the point it is today – a streetable race machine with the claim of Sick Week’s Fastest 4-Cylinder and back-to-back Sick Week Freaks class wins. That’s thanks to a turbocharged 2.0L 4G63 engine. Check out the details!

Turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

This 6.0L Powerstroke is the first race-build from owner Connor Wagner and the team at Wagner Diesel Solutions. They ran it this year at the Ultimate Callout Challenge. Check it out!

Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

This week we feature another build from Maverick Diesel that we got to check out at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge. This 6.7L Cummins is setup to run the 5.90 index class and features 1,100 horsepower!

Zachary Fish’s 5.9L Cummins Engine

We love attending the Ultimate Callout Challenge for a number of reasons, but getting to speak with competitors and racers excited for the weekend is one of the best parts. It’s even sweeter when we get a chance to speak to someone like Zachary Fish, who was a first time ODSS racer during the UCC

Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

Walking through the pits at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, we had to stop at the Maverick Diesel tent to check out their 6.7L Cummins engine on display. You can check it out here!

Turbocharged 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Guys like Cody Helms of HDP Performance prove that being competitive in diesel motorsports doesn’t have to be a pocket-emptying hobby. His 12-valve Cummins build made enough power for him to race competitively in the 5.90 class at UCC this year. Check it out!

MAHLE Aftermarket Renews Sponsorship with Drag Racer Melanie Salemi

MAHLE Aftermarket has renewed its sponsorship with renowned drag racer, Melanie Salemi, of Melanie Salemi Motorsports, for the 2023 season. The agreement includes serving as a sponsor with the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Pro Modified racecar series. In addition, Salemi plays a key role as contributor of the Team MAHLE engine parts test team.

Triple-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

The former ATS Diesel race truck is now owned by Justin Lyons of RG Diesel, complete with an engine rebuild and ready to debut next month at the Thoroughbred Diesel Throwdown. Check it out!

Billet 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Leave it to Jared Alderson and the guys at Kill Devil Diesel to build a kickass Powerstroke engine! This competition-level, billet aluminum 6.0L will be going under the hood of KC Turbo’s truck for the upcoming race season. Check it out!

Import Engines: A Look at the 2JZ

Many of the biggest names in motorsports have built and used the 2JZ in their own racing machines, proving that the engine platform can be competitive in various formats.