HIGH-PRESSURE Oil Pump 101

In the mid-1990s, tightening particulate matter emissions standards gave birth to the hydraulically actuated electronic controlled unit…

THREE’S ENOUGH

By the mid-1930s, Caterpillar had only been a company for ten years but were dominating the crawler market. They had also become a leading innovator of diesel engine technology. Soon after…

CAT IN A TANK

In today’s world, a Caterpillar diesel in a tank seems like a naturally good idea. In World War II, however, diesel-powered tanks were not common. Certainly not with American ground forces.…

MILITARY TRIBUTE TRUCK

There are lots of influences in life that can create a lasting impression. For many young men, their time in military service shapes their future, primarily because it’s a world vastly…

Keeping Pace, Part 1: 500hp 7.3L Recipe

A quarter century ago, Ford’s HEUI-injected 7.3L Power Stroke was state-of-the-art. These days however, your ’94.5-’03 Ford is way behind the times. But just because brand-new diesels are…

Project My2K: Part 8

We’re coming up on a year of ownership with Project My2k and have really turned this thing around. What started out as a worn out one owner run of the mill Super Duty has slowly morphed into a…

Daily Driver’s Dream

This truck is a labor of love and a childhood dream come true for Mark Vecellio. Ever since attending Monster Truck and Show & Shine events as a kid Mark has been enthusiastic about lifted…

A Rare 12 Pack

Sometimes the best ideas come to a company and bear fruit at the worst possible times. Such was the case when Allis-Chalmers designed and built a new line of 60 degree V6, V8 and V12 diesels.

The Dirty Porsche

Close your eyes and say the name “Porsche!” What pops into your mind is likely not the tractors you see here. Truth is, Professor Ferdinand Porsche, 1875-1951, designed a lot of thing from…

Blue Evolution

Every year the team at Street Diesel Performance (SDP) brings us their latest take on the Ford F-450 Super Duty at the annual SEMA Show. While 2020 didn’t go as planned for any of us, SDP…