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Turbocharged LML Durmax Dragster

Everybody loves a good diesel dragster! Paul Vasko’s is an LML Duramax, complete with a GT55 turbo, a heap of nitrous, and a number of other additions that make this build an absolute powerhouse.

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.

Fluidampr and Performance Racing Industry Since the Beginning

Established in 1985 as the performance division of Vibratech TVD. Fluidampr is a leader in viscous torsional dampers for the performance aftermarket.

Cometic LML/LGH Duramax Top End Gasket Kit

The gasket kit fits a 4.130″ bore with a .047″ thick MLX cylinder head gasket.

Single-Turbo LBZ Duramax Engine

This LBZ Duramax came from a donor truck Josh Kaye had purchased at an auction. After bringing it home, he tore everything apart and started building it back to the 850-horsepower state it sits at currently. Check it out!

1,400-Horsepower Turbocharged LB7 Duramax

Since 2019, Daman Perry has been building up his diesel performance shop DP Customs. To show off his work, he’s been continually upgrading his 03′ Duramax truck, complete with a 1,400 horsepower LB7 to boot. Check it out!

CP4 Troubles? Try Fuel Additives

It seems no one can escape the troublesome CP4 issues on more modern diesels. However, there are a few ways to improve and increase the life of the CP4 pump and your entire fuel system – run fuel additives and give your system more lubricity. We discuss more details in this episode of AMSOIL Garage.

LB7 Duramax-Powered 1970 Chevelle

There aren’t many diesel-powered vehicles that show up to drag-and-drive events, but when they do, they’re usually awesome! Case in point is Rick Fletes’ Chevelle, which is powered by a custom-built LB7 Duramax engine. We got the details from Rick as he waited in the staging lanes for his first pass of Sick Week 2023.

The Importance of Using Diesel Fuel Additives

Using diesel fuel additives on an every tank basis keeps your diesel engine out of harms way.

EB Takeover – Choate Engineering Performance

We were recently in Bolivar, TN at Choate Engineering Performance to do some filming for a couple of our video series, so we took the opportunity to allow shop owner Cass Choate to grab our phone and give a tour of his 155,000 sq.-ft. diesel engine and machine shop. This takeover is brought to you

David Pilgrim’s Dual Compound-Turbocharged 6.6L LBZ Duramax Engine

David Pilgrim and his wife Debbie began looking into drag racing after attending an NHRA event, which eventually led to the pair entering the Bonneville Salt Flats scene. Following a few turbocharged motorcycle builds and a C5 Corvette, David got the idea for a 1954 Chevrolet 3100 with a dual compound-turbocharged 6.6L LBZ Duramax. It’s

1,500-Horsepower LB7 Duramax Engine

Rick Fletes first dropped this LBZ Duramax under the hood of his 1970 Chevelle 14 years ago. Since then, he’s put around 150,000 miles on the car and has showed it off at countless drag competitions. Check it out!