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Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

With around 2,000 horsepower on display, Nathan Wheeler’s Cummins-powered F-250 is a testament to the quality work of Truck Source Diesel. This truck is a monster on the track!

Compound Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke in a 1962 Country Squire Wagon

During the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, we went by the Kill Devil Diesel booth to say hey to owner Jared Alderson, and when we got there, we were treated to the sights of a custom-built 1962 Country Squire wagon with a compund turbo 6.0L Powerstroke engine built by Kill Devil Diesel. Kodie Boden of Acme

Compound Turbo 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Beginning this diesel build with a core Cummins engine that looked like it had been at the bottom of the ocean, Dakota Sargent of Fullhook Performance was tasked with turning the 12v Cummins into a SEMA-level engine build. See what he was able to deliver!

Triple-Turbo 6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

The LLY Duramax often catches some flak for having overheating issues, but that doesn’t stop some people from using it in their one-off diesel builds. Thomas even went as far as putting triple-turbos on his engine!

Triple-Turbo 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Resurrecting an old Dodge truck that had rolled down a mountain, Mike Martin’s “Franken Truck” has undergone quite the transformation. The build features a triple-turbo 12-valve Cummins engine, and it’s only the beginning of Martin’s plans for the build. 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!

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.

Twin-Turbocharged 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Life-sized Hot Wheels? Say less. Sean Smith and his wife built this rat rod from scratch and it was a contender in last year’s Hot Wheels Legends Tour. But it’s not only for show – thanks to a twin-turbo’d 12-valve Cummins under the hood, this ride makes quite a bit of power too!

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.

L5P Duramax Engine Swap

There’s not a ton of performance aftermarket additions on this build, but Keith Porter’s ’52 Chevy 3100 is unique for the fact it has a swapped-in L5P Duramax, one of very few to do so paired with a 10-speed Allison transmission.

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