Classic Lines and 600 HP: A Remade ’97 F-250

The 7.3L faithful are just about as dyed-in-the-wool as they come. Even with a complex, vastly outdated injection system and plenty of other engine options to make easy horsepower, they’ve…

Never Satisfied: The Perpetual Transformation of an LMM

Playing with trucks is an affliction that never ends. For most of us, we don’t just build our trucks and then sit back and admire them. They’re a constant work in progress with endless…

Flawless Fabrication: An F-450 Built with Pure Dedication

Approximately 30 miles northeast of Austin, Texas, sits Taylor, an oasis of small town charm surrounded by the vast agriculture industry that is central Texas. Taylor was called home…

Welcome to Sleeperville: The Stock-Appearing 550-HP F-250

Not everyone sets out to perform a general repair on their truck and then proceeds to add 300 hp to it—but that’s exactly what David Beach ended up doing to his ’01 F-250. With the…

Haters Gonna Hate: After Hours Bikes’ Diesel-Powered Hater 3

Before the turn of this century, fitting a diesel motor onto the frame of a motorcycle was rarely attempted because of the engine’s poor power-to-weight ratio, a motorcycle’s need for…

The Minus Max: Smart-Built 600-HP 2500HD

When it comes to building a diesel truck, most enthusiasts follow the “more is more” approach, with huge turbos and injectors, multiple pumps, and usually a lot of heat and smoke. In…

Obsessed: Squeezing 1,100HP from a Single Turbo Duramax

When it comes to high performance diesel, Eddyville, Iowa’s AJ Hynick didn’t start in the kiddie pool; he jumped in the deep end with both feet. AJ is the driving force behind…

Whip Lash: A 2009 Ram Built for Speed

The sharp, clean lines of this 2009 Dodge are quick to catch the eye, as is the smooth, seemingly wet red paint. From the word go, this truck looks the part of something that should be…

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…

2300-HP Swiss Army Knife

Lavon Miller is the 31-year-old owner of Firepunk Diesel, the highly successful diesel performance shop out of Plain City, Ohio. After winning a large diesel invitational competition…

Decade in the Making: The 9-second Triple-Turbo Duramax

We’ve seen it once, we’ve seen it a dozen times: a street truck that gradually gets faster and faster until it eventually morphs into an all-out drag racer. This was the course of…

Low and Lethal: A 2500HD with a Unique Suspension Setup

We first noticed Mike Durand’s ’10 GMC because of its unmistakably low stance. Despite the huge drop, he also told us he used the Duramax-powered ride as a work truck and a…

One Year Wonder: The 1957 Case 600D

The 1953-56 Case 500 Diesel had been a success and put J.I. Case’s firmly into the diesel tractor market. That engine had started development in 1948 under Case engineer Hans Fischer.…

Night Train: A Ragged Edge 7.3L

5,000 rpm, 39 degrees of timing, and a “I don’t think we can push this motor any harder” comment from the owner is probably the best way to sum up Brian Robbins’ OBS Ford. And no, it’s…