Ridin’ High: A Lifted 2015 Denali

Since they say everything’s bigger in Texas, it’s no surprise that Texans like their trucks big, too. Jesus Zubia, who hails from the Lone Star State, is a fitting example, having owned a slew…

Plum Crazy: 1,200-HP Cummins Plymouth

The vehicle of choice for most Diesel World readers is a pickup with a really powerful diesel engine. And that was initially the plan for a client (who prefers to remain nameless) of ACR’s…

Blazing Lights: A 3500 Dually Called Plexus

What’s in a name? Well, a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet, as Bill Shakespeare famously observed. On the other hand, sometimes a moniker aptly describes something, as…

Go Big: Project Fat Bottom

Going big has its advantages. Just ask Jason Cade about his 2015 Ram 3500.

War Wagon: A Gun-Metal Gray Dually

When the zombies attacked in the film Resident Evil, one of the commandoes uttered a familiar phrase, “It’s time to lock and load.” While this expression usually means getting a weapon…

Off-Road ADVENTURER

The High Sierras in Northern California have a reputation for all sorts of stuff, but mild winter weather isn’t one of them. A mute monument to the endurance of the Donner Party near…

This Festive Ford F-650 Spotlights New Fuel

The massive Ford F-650 is an imposing industrial-duty rig, typically outfitted with a dump bed or cargo box. So what does it take to turn a big 650 into a good-looking personal pickup…

Scheid Diesel Secrets To Injector Nozzle Upgrades

In theory, producing more power by increasing fuel flow sounds simple enough. And there are two ways of doing it on most diesels. The first is electronically by cranking up the tuner…

Cleaning Power Stroke EGR Valves

A clean diesel engine is a happy engine. Conversely, baked-on carbon and soot deposits make for an unhappy one. Today’s high-output diesel engines are extremely sensitive to deposits…

From Mattel Matchbox Design to Full-Size Truck

Just about every pickup owner started out playing with toy trucks. After all, what kid hasn’t pushed them around in a sandbox or watched them tumble down a mound of dirt? Of course, we…

Banks’ New Cummins 12-Valve Power Package

When the subject of the 12-valve Cummins diesel comes up, words like “bulletproof,” “simple” and “reliable” are often used in the same sentence. The fact that the 12-valve has such…

Power Stroke Coolant Filter: A Solution To Oil Cooler/EGR Issues?

The Ford 6.0 Power Stroke is a great diesel powerplant when everything’s working as designed. However, the 6.0L has a history of issues that keep diesel mechanics busy. The list of…

This 2,800-HP Sled Puller Is A Family Affair

The family that pulls together stays together—as in sled pulling. Just ask Brad and Susie Ingram and their young sons Brady and Trenton. They’re not only a regular fixture on the…