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L5P Duramax Swapped 1952 Chevy 3100

During this past year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, there were plenty of awesome trucks on the track, but there were also cool trucks in the exhibitor area. Take Keith Porter’s Chevy 3100 for example. Keith did all the work on this truck himself, including swapping in an L5P Duramax engine with all the bells and whistles.

L5P Duramax
Triple-Turbo 6.4L Cummins Super Stock Engine

Addicted Performance Diesel prioritizes performance and specializes in reinforcing engines and transmissions for both daily use and high-performance racing. Just take a look at shop owner Jason Stott’s personal Super Stock pulling truck with a triple-turbo 6.4L Cummins engine in it.

1,500-HP 6.7L Cummins-Powered Cuda

The Plymouth Hemi Cuda is a quintessential muscle car for many gear heads. But who knew swapping a compound turbo 6.7L Cummins into a Cuda could make it even cooler? Randy Weaver of Weaver Customs did just that. Check out what went into this unique build!

Engine Builder Magazine Announces 2023 Diesel of the Year Winner

Engine Builder magazine has announced its annual Diesel of the Year winning engine – a Billet 7.0L Powerstroke – based on the 6.0L platform and built by Jared Alderson of Kill Devil Diesel in Poplar Branch, NC. Members of Kill Devil Diesel accepted the Diesel of the Year award at Engine Builder’s PRI Party, sponsored

Tyler Hewett’s 6.0L Powerstroke Mustang

We love seeing something out of the ordinary, and at this past summer’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, we got to spend a few minutes with Tyler Hewett talking to him about his love for the Powerstroke platform and the reasons he stuffed a 6.0L into a Mustang. It’s our Diesel of the Week!

Turbocharged and Nitrous-Boosted LB7 Duramax Engine

Wyatt Stengel’s 1970 GMC K15 is a cherished family heirloom. However, that didn’t stop him from turning it into a drag racing powerhouse thanks to an upgraded LB7 Duramax engine. Check out what went into the four-year project that blends aesthetics and horsepower.

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!

Rebuilt 4B Cummins Engine

R&R Engine and Machine is a quality engine rebuilding shop right in our backyard of Akron, OH! They work on all kinds of engine platforms, but Cummins is one of their specialities. They recently rebuilt this 4B Cummins that came out of a wood chipper.

CNC Fabrication’s Turbocharged 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

During this past summer’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, we came across CNC Fabrication’s booth and got the chance to speak with owner Corey Hurtt about his business and the brand-new 7.3L Powerstroke engine they built. The engine was just finished at the time, but Corey had plans to eventually run the truck in the ODSS 5.90

Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

Austin Ouellette is a true diesel head who’s worked as a field technician for years on various vehicles. Being too busy with work, he enlisted Sin City Diesel & Off-Road to build him a standout 6.7L Cummins engine… and they delivered. Check it out!