Cummins Gone Crazy

You would think that a bright red Dodge Mega Cab 4×4 diesel would attract plenty of attention on its own. But give it 14 inches of lift, wide 40-inch tires and custom touches both…

A 500-Horse Daily Driver Show Truck

Rodney “Smoke” Christine of York, Pennsylvania, has always been a motorhead. He campaigned a late model dirt car locally for years. To haul his dirt racers, he bought a 2006 Ram 3500…

Royalty Core’s Wild SEMA Ram

When you hear the word royalty, the first thing that comes to mind is someone who’s considered upper crust or something that’s a cut above. For Josh Ellison and his company Royalty…

A Stylish 600-Horse Daily Driver

I get to see a LOT of great trucks. And having been to LOTS of diesel events over the past six years, I’ve seen just about every make, model and style around. But my personal measure…

A 1,000-HP Duramax To Do It All

Regardless of what you buy or own, it’s hard to get one thing to do all the things you would like it to do. And the more money you spend on something, the higher your expectations. The…

Diesel-Powered Radio Flyer

Strength, reliability and simplicity—that’s the way pickups used to be made. Trucks were made for work, not comfort. They were made predominantly of steel, including the dash and door…

Built Right: ’99 Dodge 2500

It’s a philosophy we’ve been preaching for years—buy a good used diesel truck and build it your way with the right combination of aftermarket parts to get the job done. Whether you…

Farm Truck: Super Clean First-Gen W-250

Diesels are a part of farm life. Nearly all of the implements on a farm are diesel, and most farmers utilize diesel trucks to keep their operation under one fuel type. So it stands to…

Time & Money Well Wasted: One Cool F-250

Time well wasted. Besides being the title of a country song, it seems to be the philosophy of Ryan Yaeger of Waterford, Wisconsin. The 23-year-old lineman claims he “had nothing better…

A 500-HP, First-Gen Daily Driver

How do you get an old first gen noticed? Paint it bright candy blue metallic and put a sticker on the windshield that says “Papa Smurf.” That’s the approach Michael Champion of…

A Fireman’s Home-Built Diesel Hot Rod

Most firemen are OCD when it comes to sweatin’ the details. It goes with the territory. Rollin’ hoses just right, spit-shine on the fire truck… you get the point. But the chicken and…

Swamp’s Rat: A Quick And Stealthy Shop Truck

One of the most overlooked diesel trucks on the market is the standard cab, long-bed pickup. Most are relegated to fleet duty and live a boring life racking up miles and miles of work.…

6.0 Power Stroke Oil Cooler Upgrade

The 6.0L Power Stroke has gotten a bad rap over the years, thanks mostly to well-documented oil cooler and EGR cooler failures. Consequently, you can buy a used 6.0L Power Stroke relatively…

Barn Find: Ultra-Clean First Gen W250

Nearly every hot rodder or car enthusiast has dreamed of striking it rich by finding a vintage muscle car hiding away in a barn. For diesel enthusiasts having that…

An F-450 Standout

You would figure that a F-450 dually is plenty big enough to stand out in a crowd. But with the plethora of large lifted diesels on the road these days, there’s only one way to make…