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Chris Patterson Shows Us Around Unrivaled Diesel

Chris Patterson has become one of our favorite diesel engine builders and competitors out there over the last few years. He tells it like it is and doesn’t hold back, and he’s also a pretty good guy who recently gave us some time to check out his Weatherford, TX-based diesel shop called Unrivaled Diesel, where

Unrivaled Diesel
Dodge 2500 with a Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

Tim Krueger’s current pride and joy is a 2004 Dodge 2500, a truck with a turbocharged and nitrous-boosted 6.7L Cummins engine that has been fine-tuned at Tim’s shop, TK Truck Performance. Check it out!

6.7L Cummins engine
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.

Logan Yelton’s Turbocharged 5.9L 12-Valve Cummins Engine

During last year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, Logan Yelton’s ’93 Dodge truck stood out as we walked through the pit area. We got a chance to speak with Logan about his company Loganbuilt and the 5.9L 12-valve Cummins engine under the hood of his vintage Dodge truck. See what went into the build in this Diesel

Turbocharged 5.9L VP44 Cummins Engine

A few years ago, Jordan Blackard stumbled upon a 2nd Gen 2001 Ram 2500 that was being sold by Chase Fleece of Fleece Performance. After a few years of casual driving and fixing it up, he decided in 2022 to get working on a race build featuring a 5.9L VP44 Cummins engine. Check it out!

Scheid Diesel’s Billet Cummins Dragster Engine

One of the coolest diesel dragsters around belongs to Scheid Diesel. Shop owner Dan Scheid and machinist and drag racer Jared Jones work together on the billet Cummins-powered dragster. We caught up with Jared during the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge to get the details of what makes their Cummins engine tick in this Diesel of

Scheid Cummins engine
Paul Vasko’s LML Duramax-Powered Diesel Dragster

During our weekend at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, there were plenty of fun conversations, but speaking with drag racer Paul Vasko was definitely a highlight. His passion is contagious, and his diesel dragster is definitely badass, thanks in part to a turbocharged LML Duramax engine. It’s our Diesel of the Week brought to you

Paul Vasko LML Duramax
L5P Duramax Swapped 1952 Chevy 3100

During this past year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, there were plenty of awesome trucks on the track, but there were also cool trucks in the exhibitor area. Take Keith Porter’s Chevy 3100 for example. Keith did all the work on this truck himself, including swapping in an L5P Duramax engine with all the bells and whistles.

L5P Duramax
Warren Diesel Injection’s New 6.0L Powerstroke Race Engine

Jesse Warren and his team are synonymous with the Ford Powerstroke platform, specifically the 6.0L. As such, Jesse’s team at Warren Diesel Injection continues to push the envelope of the 6.0L Powerstroke and recently unveiled a new race truck at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge. Find out what went into this 3-year-long build!

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

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!

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.