KEEPING PACE, PART 2: 550HP VP44 RECIPE

The second installment in this underdog diesel series brings us to the VP44-fueled, 24-valve 5.9L ISB Cummins that powered second-gen trucks from ’98.5-’02. Aside from the way it compared,…

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…

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…

SET ON KILL – 1500 Horsepower Ram

When grudge racing is your thing, it pays to bring a surprise to the table. After watching a few friends campaign high-horsepower diesels, Karry Latropoulos, who was always into muscle cars,…

THE RECALL YOU WANTED – Cummins CP4

With a CGI block, forged-steel connecting rods, updated pistons with low-friction rings, and 1,000 lb-ft of torque right out of the box, the 2019 6.7L Cummins was a dream come true for Ram…

POWER WAGON Heaven

Owner: Peter Neuffer Vehicle Make: Dodge Vehicle Model: W200 Vehicle Year: 1964 Engine: Cummins 4BT Injection Pump: Bosch VE rotary Turbocharger: Holset…

Shell Rotella Trucks of the Month: DOUBLE FEATURE

Travis knew he wanted a hot-rodded diesel long before he actually had one. How sure was he? He actually had the engine built before the truck! The story began with the acquisition of a 5.9L

Cutting-Edge Sled Puller Cummins

When a broken crankshaft took John Koppelmann’s daily-driven ’07.5 Dodge off the road—the truck he’d originally bought when he turned 21—he knew it would be down a while. Then the wheels…

Ken Phillips’ 2006 Common Rail Silver Bullet

If you could pick a truck that does everything well, Ken Phillips’ ’06 common rail, or something very close to it, would likely be your choice. His four-door, ¾-ton Ram can be daily driven,…

DAILY DRIVERS, SLEEPERS, AND OUTRIGHT PLAY TOYS

In the modern era, which has no doubt proven to be the golden age for diesel performance, it’s common to find 600, 700, or even 800 hp trucks that still go to work every day. At the same time,…

First Gen Dodge D350

In less than a year, Chris Ohl purchased a First Gen Cummins-powered ’82 Dodge D350, tore it down to a bare frame, and rebuilt it to his liking. In the process, he put together the first-gen…