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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!

Cancer Sucks S10 with a Compound Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

It’s hard to miss Stainless Diesel’s #CancerSucks S10, which features a compound turbo 5.9L Cummins engine. During the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, we caught up with Steve O’Neal to get the details of this special truck and it’s Cummins powerplant for our Diesel of the Week.

Compound-Turbo 5.9L Cummins

Cancer Sucks! This Chevy S10 from the guys over at Stainless Diesel not only packs a punch with it’s compound-turbocharged 5.9L Cummins, but promotes the awareness and fight against the deadly disease.

Twin-Turbo 5.9L Cummins-Powered Lamborghini

The last thing that comes to mind when thinking of a Lamborghini is a diesel engine, but that apparently wasn’t the case for the guys at 1 Way Diesel Performance…

Compound-Turbo 5.9L Cummins-Powered Mercedes Unimog

Jeff McCord of LinCo Diesel Performance recently put together this unique 5.9L Cummins engine that will be the powerplant for a 1965 Mercedes Unimog utility truck. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 5.9L VP44 Cummins Engine

Drew Carter is one of those guys who just won’t let the 5.9L VP44 die out! With this build, he’s another guy who has shown that it still has some staying power in the diesel racing world. Check it out!

5.9L Cummins-Swapped Chevy C10

This custom 1969 Chevrolet C10 is an impressive restoration to say the least, but its outer appearance isn’t the only attraction. Underneath the hood is a 5.9L Cummins engine that makes around 800 horsepower. Check it out!

Cummins Chevy C10
Single-Turbo 5.9L Cummins Engine

Trent Owens may be one of the only guys who keeps a camper shell on his truck while running in the 6.70 index class. But, a powerful 5.9L Cummins engine under the hood means he barely has to worry about it affecting performance. Check it out!

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5.9L 6BT Cummins-Swapped Toyota Supra

A Cummins engine… in a Supra??? Well, you don’t see this everyday.

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24-Valve 5.9L Cummins in a 1960 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

Ethan Powell of Freedom Diesel Performance has been upping his diesel game since starting his shop. One of the cooler projects he’s done recently was a build he did for himself – outfitting a 1960 Cadillac Coupe DeVille with a 24-valve 5.9L Cummins engine.

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!

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!