Big Power Without High EGT

As Benjamin Franklin once said of diesel truck performance in Poor Richard’s Almanac, “The honey is sweet, but the bee has a sting.” I know what you must be thinking: what the hell did…

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…

When One CP3 Is Not Enough

There comes a time in every modified common rail diesel’s life when the stock high-pressure pump can’t keep up with the fuel pressure needed from higher fuel demand. This is what…

A Wicked 1,180 HP Mega Cab

While it’s true that achieving horsepower is addicting and that you can never have enough, most enthusiasts—either voluntarily or involuntarily—draw the line at some point. But then,…

Kleinn HK9 Train Horn System

If you’ve been to any diesel event over the past few years, you’ll understand that a set of train air horns on your rig is becoming more of a requirement than a luxury. While many…

A Bagged & Tagged Street-Smart Diesel

Lifted vs. lowered—that’s been the eternal battle in the minds of truck enthusiasts. In the late ’80s and early ’90s, lowered trucks ruled the scene in Southern California. As the…

Inside AFE’s New Torque Converter

It’s pretty common that the first performance upgrades diesel owners make to their trucks are in the form of a cold air intake, high-flow exhaust system and performance programming of…

Improve The Braking Of Your 6.7L With The LoadLeash From Pacbrake

Owners of the Ram truck equipped with the ISB 6.7L Cummins engine have been blessed with a factory exhaust brake from the beginning. This exhaust brake uses the variable geometry turbo…

Ram Air Horn Install

To be honest, we could preach that we needed the Kleinn air horns for safety reasons. Having audible horns no matter the circumstances is far safer than the quiet stock units; and of…

Pick Your Poison!

When stepping foot in the truck community, it doesn’t take much time to notice the fierce competition among American truck manufacturers and their respective consumers. The primary…

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…

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…

A 700-HP 6.7L Cummins

As a mechanical engineer, your mind becomes programmed a certain way and everything needs to serve a purpose. Everything needs to be precise and it needs to be able to stand the test…