Made in Muncie

The oil engine was the lower cost variant of the compression ignition engine. With compression ignition, Dr. Rudolf Diesel had a great idea but at around the turn of the century, the…

COCKSHUTT IN NAME ONLY

1965 Cockshutt 1550 Wheatland Even if we don’t know the term, we’ve all seen badge engineering at work. Take a vehicle…

Scheid Diesel Extravaganza 2020

When industry giants like Dan Scheid and Jeremy Wagler team up on something, you’re going to get your money’s worth. Such was the case for the 24th running of the August blockbuster known as…

What Makes the 7.3L Power Stroke So Great…

It possesses the largest displacement in the diesel truck segment, the biggest bore of any V-8 diesel, and the second longest stroke of any V-8 oil-burner ever offered. It’s the 7.3L, the…

Dynomite Dodge Ram Cummins Diesel Drag Truck

When Skyler Oestreich of Spirit Lake, Idaho decided to build a Cummins diesel drag truck, he went all-in. While the Ram would still be configured like a normal diesel (four-wheel drive,…

Upgrades Your Cummins Can’t Live Without

If you’re a Cummins owner, you know that performance and reliability go hand-in-hand. In terms of serviceability, durability and aftermarket support, the…

2,700 HP Worth Of Sled-Smashing Fury

Without a doubt, sled pulling is the most advanced form of diesel motorsports. It commands the intersection between the industry’s latest technological innovations and its fiercest…

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,…

The 450hp Duramax-Powered ’58 Chevy Apache

When we first spotted Bill Cielo’s ’58 Chevy pickup at a local dyno event, we literally ran over to see if it was diesel powered.…

Justin Rainwater’s Dream Dodge Diesel

The great thing about the custom truck scene is that we all have different customizing tastes and styles. Each show truck exhibits its own personality through the exterior and interior…

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…

When Def is Death: The Downside of Diesel Exhaust Fluid Misuse

Back in the September 2014 issue of Diesel World we talked about diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), which is used as an exhaust treatment in modern diesel emissions systems to reduce…