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It’s the Diesel Revolution

Each year, for the past six years now, I’ve covered more diesel content than the year before, and for good reason.

Mild vs. Wild: Scheid Diesel and a Pair of 6.7L Cummins Engines

When it comes to building diesel engines, Scheid Diesel is a shop perennially at the top of people’s lists. As such, we made the trip to Terre Haute, IN to visit with owner Dan Scheid and to see the various aspects of the business and discuss the builds of two 6.7L Cummins engines. Check out

Mild Vs. Wild Ep. 7 – R&R Engine and Machine and 5.9L Cummins Builds

Looking to get a pair of 5.9L Cummins engines built for our various budgets, we decided to visit Bryan Menke and his team at R&R Engine and Machine in Akron, OH. Check out this shop that’s been around nearly 60 years, and see what goes into our two Cummins engines. Mild vs. Wild is sponsored

Our Best Mild vs. Wild Yet! Featuring Kill Devil Diesel

We recently spent a few days down in Poplar Branch, NC on the outskirts of the Outer Banks to visit with Kill Devil Diesel and owner Jared Alderson. This diesel engine and machine shop specializes in the Powerstroke platform, so we decided to find out what went into a 6.0L Powerstroke build for a MILD

Mild vs. Wild (Diesel Edition) Ep 5 – 6.7L Powerstroke Builds

Mild vs. Wild is back, and we took a trip down to Tennessee to visit with Cass Choate and the folks at Choate Engineering Performance, to discuss building 6.7L Powerstroke engines with a mild budget of $15K and a wild budget of $30K. Mild vs. Wild is brought to you by AMSOIL INC.

Mild vs. Wild (Diesel Edition) Ep 4 – LML Duramax Build

In this episode of Mild vs. Wild, we take a trip to St. Louis to visit LinCo Diesel Performance in Troy, MO, where we discuss building some LML Duramax engines for a street/strip application. With budgets of $12,000 and $25,000 on hand for the two builds, find out what goes into each build and whether

Mild vs. Wild – Horsepower at Any Cost (Diesel Edition) Ep. 3

In this episode of Mild vs. Wild, we take a trip to Bremen, OH to visit Unlimited Diesel Performance to discuss building some 7.3L Powerstroke engines for truck pulling applications. With $50,000 and $90,000 on hand for the two builds, find out whether Mild or Wild takes home the win. Mild vs. Wild (Diesel Edition) is

Mild vs. Wild – Horsepower at Any Cost (Diesel Edition) Ep. 2

In this episode of Mild vs. Wild, we take a trip to Cambridge, OH to visit D&J Precision Machine to discuss their 6.7L HP Reman Extreme Cummins build and their 6.7L-based Enforcer engine for competition use. Find out what makes these builds special and what you might be able to get with your engine build

Mild vs Wild – Horsepower At Any Cost (Diesel Edition) Ep. 1

Engine Builder editors Greg Jones and Brendan Baker take a trip to Canton, OH to visit Justin Zeigler and the guys at Zeigler Diesel Performance. Why? To discuss building up a pair of Gen 3 5.9L Cummins engines on both a mild budget and a wild budget. What build has more bang for the buck?