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Founded in 1985, well before diesel performance was anything like it is today, PPE (Pacific Performance Engineering) set out to change the diesel landscape. Today, the diesel innovator offers an array of products and diesel builds to up the ante in the industry such as this Stage 2 Duramax 6.6L LBZ engine that was on display at SEMA. Find out what went into the build!
A customer recently came to A-Star Diesel Performance looking for a transmission build. That work turned into an engine build on a 5.9L Cummins for the customer’s ’92 Dodge 1-ton dually, single cab. Find out what went into this compound turbo diesel engine!
With a background in engineering and years of diesel training under him, Rich Strube makes sure he applies what he’s learned over the years to his engine work at Richie’s Diesel Performance. One such example is on his 2005 GMC Sierra with this 6.6L LLY Duramax inside. Find out what makes this build unique!
Over the past few years, one of Armor Inc. Diesel & Suspension’s big focal points for performance engine work has been its Ultimate Callout Challenge (UCC) truck – a 2007 Dodge regular cab long box – which features a 6.7L Cummins engine.
J&K Engines develops unique designs that are very meticulous, clean and different from the rest. The diesel shop specializes in Ford Powerstrokes, and has fully reimagined the 6.0L in an effort to eliminate its bad reputation. Feast your eyes on the result – this 6.3L Stroker Powerstroke!
When a rebuild went wrong at another shop, Sin City Diesel & Off-Road was entrusted with this 6.6L LBZ Duramax engine. Find out what went into making this 200,000 mile engine run like new again!
Using a background in building blown alcohol monster truck engines, Jared Alderson has built Kill Devil Diesel into an elite performance diesel engine shop capable of creating custom, one-off builds like this 6.0L Powerstroke for KC Turbos’ race truck. Find out why this is one special 6.0L!
From basic repair work to full-blown competition vehicles, Derek Rose and his diesel shop, DNR Customs, does it all. They even built this 2,500 hp 7.0L Cummins engine, which makes the shop’s Dodge 2500 one of the fastest and most powerful trucks in the country! Find out what went into this diesel build!
In the inaugural episode of Diesel of the Week, sponsored by AMSOIL, we look at the details of a Pro Mod 7.1L Cummins build from Ben Shadday and his shop, Done Right Diesel Performance, in Osgood, IN.
Justin Zeigler turned his profits from selling his pulling truck into what is now his 7,000 sq.-ft. diesel shop, Zeigler Diesel Performance in Canton, OH. The shop works on everything diesel related from basic maintenance to high-performance builds. Find out what went into restoring this 400,000-mile 7.3L Powerstroke back to its glory days!
Just like most who become enamored with diesel engine work, Ray McClelland Jr. started tinkering at a young age. A new transmission, new clutch, upgraded tune and a turbo, and now he’s made it a career creating diesel performance at his shop, Full Throttle Kustomz Diesel. Ray recently finished this LML Duramax build, which is ready to take on a drag race, a sled pull and a dyno run, but it hasn’t forgotten its street manners. Find out what went into the build!