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EB Takeover: New Performance Automotive

New Performance Automotive owner, Steve Burton, opened his diesel shop more than 20 years ago as a way to further his passion for truck and tractor pulling. Burton moved his diesel shop in 2004 to its current location in Rural Retreat, VA into a 6,000-sq.-ft. facility where his team does general maintenance and repair work,

Intellectual Horsepower: All About Harmonic Dampers

Harmonic dampers are a component that seems simple on the outside, but there’s a lot more to dampers than you might think. Hear from the experts at Fluidampr.

1,000 Horsepower LB7 Duramax Engine

Like many before him, Bryan Woitas got bit by the diesel bug after experimenting with some mild power-adders on his daily driver. Years later, he has a 1,000-horsepower LB7 Duramax to show off!

Twin-Turbo LB7 Duramax-Powered Z28 Camaro

At the 2022 Ultimate Callout Challenge, the Exergy booth had a Z28 Camaro parked in front. The car caught out attention, but our interest was piqued when we noticed it was a twin-turbo Duramax engine and not a gas engine sitting in the engine bay. We spoke to Lavon Miller of Firepunk Diesel, the shop

Dual Compound-Turbo 6.6L LBZ Duramax Engine

Not only does this 1954 Chevrolet 3100 house a hefty 6.6L LBZ Duramax engine, it boasts a quad-turbo setup and enough piping to blow your mind! Check it out!

6.6L LLY Duramax Engine

Brian Tom’s 05′ Silverado “Goldilocks” is powered by a 6.6L LLY Duramax that makes around 1,100 horsepower on nitrous, it’s our Diesel of the Week. Check it out!

Engine Builder Magazine’s 2022 Diesel of the Year Winner

Out of the more than 50 diesel engines profiled in 2022, it was a compound turbo 6.7L Cummins engine built by Frank Davis of Sin City Diesel & Off-Road that took home the Diesel of the Year 2022 honors.

EB Takeover: Sin City Diesel & Off-Road

Join the guys at Sin City Diesel & Off-Road for a tour through their new Las Vegas-based shop. Sin City Diesel & Off-Road is a full-service automotive shop, specializing in diesel pickups and 4×4 vehicles. From Duramax, Powerstroke and Cummins to Jeeps, Toyota, Nissan, and custom crawlers, SCD has you covered.

7.1L Twin-Turbo Duramax Engine

Sterling Diesel Performance is showing off its stunning, fully restored 1972 Chevrolet C10 at the 2022 SEMA Show. Under the hood is a 7.1L Duramax engine with a unique twin-turbo setup. Check it out!

7.1L Duramax
Avoid LB7 Duramax Injector Leaks

LB7 Duramax engines are very prone to leaking on the injector return line underneath the valve cover, causing the crankcase to fill with diesel fuel, which leads to all kinds of issues. LinCo Diesel Performance developed a method to test for this, which saves the shop from countless comebacks. Check it out.

EB Takeover: Kill Devil Diesel

You all know the name Kill Devil Diesel but now join the guys for a tour through and around their diesel shop where they showcase the production facility, engine room, cylinder head area and all the cool diesel work they do. Also, the shop’s break room is Dennis Anderson’s old house, and the shop sits

Mattie Graves’ Twin-Turbo LML Duramax Engine

Mattie Graves is an up-and-coming star in diesel drag racing. Along with her dad and their shop, Hollyrock Customs, Mattie competes in the ODSS Pro Dragster class with the help of this twin-turbo LML Duramax engine. She’s looking to race more with PDRA and get her ETs under 4-seconds. See what goes into this Duramax