RTDS8: RECORD BREAKERS!

While Olympic medals were handed out and world/Olympic records were broken halfway around the world in Japan, trophies, belts and ODSS records were earned and broken by the best of the best in…

Bomb Proof LML

When you crack a piston at 94,000 miles, you go all in. At least that’s what Garrett Zumwalt (@gzumwalt) did, a 21-year-old farmer from Silex, Missouri. With an ’05 LLY farmhand available for…

The Krush

When you grow up around show trucks, you just might be into them as an adult. Meet Pleasant Cook, the truck-building, UTV-racing, social media phenom you probably know best as 4×4 Barbie.…

Dinosaurs Aren’t Extinct

With all the recent common-rail dominance in diesel drag racing, the 7.3L Power Stroke may seem like an endangered species these days—but not in Brian Jelich’s world. He’s campaigning a…

Looks, Sounds, And Runs Like A Deere

If you’ve yet to hear the name Plowboy Diesel, do yourself a favor and Google “Twin Cummins Dodge.” This small, farm-based operation is known for building one-off vehicles that combine…

FAMILY Farm TRUCK

Andrew Anthony Schmidt Jr. purchased this 1948 Chevrolet Loadmaster to use on the family farm along with his two sons in 1950. He had the doors lettered and put the machine to work. Around…

P-Pump Cummins Shutoff Solenoid Swap

So there we were, hundreds of miles from home, pulling a trailer, with a truck that wouldn’t start. Geez…aren’t 12-valves supposed to be reliable!? As it turns out, it was no big deal,…

Seeing 2020

After a few months’ hiatus from the magazine, this 2020 Denali Duramax project is back and slated for some awesome upgrades to continue with our original plan in showing readers what kind of…

GRANDE MAX

Stan and Lee Ann Pitman are a lot like your typical couple but with a few twists. They own S.D.P. Manufacturing in Dunkirk, Indiana a manufacturer that builds equipment used to install utility…

Getting Up to Speed

It has officially been twenty years since GM introduced the Duramax and Allison transmission combination to the light duty truck market, and it’s safe to say it’s been a winner right from the…

The Trials of Jesse Warren

When you can make one of the most hated engines in the diesel world a contender on the biggest stage, it does more than simply stir the pot. It scares the hell out of the competition. Perhaps…

Outlaw Diesel Revenge

Shortly after everyone rang in the New Year, Firepunk Diesel announced the merger of its Outlaw Diesel Revenge race—an early stop on the Outlaw Diesel Super Series schedule—with the Ultimate…