The Dawn of Diesel Time

If you want to see the first compression ignition engine built by Rudolph Diesel, you have to go to Munich, Germany. If you want to see one of the earliest surviving examples of a production…

Common-Rail Injector Tech

When high-pressure common-rail debuted on the LB7 Duramax back in 2001, it changed the way we look at diesels. Ultra-high injection pressure,…

Sporty Diesels

When people mention diesels, heavy machinery and pickup trucks are usually the first to come to mind. However, those who aren’t in the automotive community would be surprised to hear…

Beating Dr. Diesel

Diesel’s 1898 patent on the compression ignition engine is the well-charted beginning of the engine type we now call a diesel. Missed in all that historical hoopla… when the first…

Fire-rings, Head Studs, & Screw-in Freeze Plugs

The 6.7L Cummins is hard to beat in the diesel world. The common-rail inline-six features the longest stroke, the biggest bore, and the most displacement…

MODIFICATIONS FOR YOUR RACE TRUCK

In the truck community, attending races of various sorts isn’t a bizarre occurrence, if anything, it’s encouraged. Attending races allows owners to get exposure to other trucks…

GOLD STNDARD

When it comes to lifted, diesel-based pickups, Nissan isn’t a make you often hear about. Jimbo Taylor from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is here to change that. After owning a series of…

Cylinder Head Tech

The diesel engines of today are quite advanced compared to those first found in farm and commercial equipment from decades ago, with electronically controlled injection events, high-pressure…

Medium Green

When John Deere introduced four new tractors at its big New Generation of Power extravaganza in Dallas, August 30, 1960, it was became clear the company had a couple of big hits on its hands…

Diesel World 7.15.19

Mike Miller’s lightened 7.3L Super Duty could be coming to a track near you soon. He’s being sponsored by Gray’s Diesel and Jelibuilt Performance—shops with two of the fastest 7.3L Power…

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…

Dual Personality: 2001 3500 Turned Pro Dragster

When building a go-fast drag truck, most start with the lightest platform and work from there. But Chase Lunsford is not most people. The co-owner of

Ford 6.0L Head Fix: Injector Bore Crack Repair Made Easy

The Ford 6.0L engine was made for Ford by International, and, like the 7.3L, it has had its share of problems. In general, both of these engines…

Stepping Off: Bestop’s PowerBoard Retracting Running Boards

One of the drawbacks of having a lifted truck is the inconvenience of having to hoist yourself up into the cab every morning. Add to that small children, a short wife or a decrepit…