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!
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 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!
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.”
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 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!
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!
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
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!
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!
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!
The biggest diesel competition event of the year is less than three months away; read more to learn what changes are happening this year and how the diesel world is preparing!
Racing and car enthusiasts will get the chance to see some of the most powerful and high performance sports cars ever built at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, April 9, as part of the second round of the 30th anniversary of Ferrari Challenge. Two icons in motorsports – the World Center of Racing and Ferrari –
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!
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.
Classic and vintage car culture in is a diverse one. It’s more than just muscle cars. In addition to the unmistakable rumble of American V8 power, vintage European and Asian marques are part of the regular scenery too, and there are premium events around the world that bring out some of the most sought-after models
Looking for a badass street/strip truck, a customer recently chose LinCo Diesel Performance to do the engine, transmission and truck work. The result was this 6.7L Cummins build that goes a few steps beyond what LDP regularly churns out. Find out what went into the build.
While not impossible to build, offshore marine engines are not the easiest to build either, so it takes a skilled and experienced engine builder to churn out the power levels most customers desire.
Holley’s “High Voltage Experience” took place last weekend (November 13-14th 2021) and offered the ultimate playground for EV owners, drivers, and enthusiasts alike. Set at Sonoma Raceway in CA Nov 13-14, the event offered multiple high-performance driving events and an opportunities for the emerging EV culture to come together. Motorsports events included autocross, road course,
Friday, November 12, 2021, the world lost an iconic American racing hero, Bob Bondurant. Bondurant passed away at the age of 88 and is survived by his wife, Pat, President and CEO of the Bondurant Racing School, who vows to continue the legacy of Bob’s School. Robert Lewis Bondurant was born on April 27, 1933,