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,…

Uncharted Waters

Big single, CP3 conversion, sizeable nozzles, and a bone-stock long-block…what could go wrong? Welcome to Colton Rhodes’ world. The 20-something Missourian is redefining what it means to push…

1,500HP— Hidden In Plain Sight

Life turned out very differently for this ’05 Dodge Ram 3500 than its original owner probably assumed it would. It…

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…

Cummins Powered 1951 Chevrolet 3800 Family Heirloom

You see them all the time, especially during planting and harvest season. The service trucks that show up in the field to keep equipment running are the backbone of any farming operation. When…

Project OBSessed

While some might think getting twelve separate articles out of one project might be a challenge, you’ve got to consider the starting point of that project and the final end goal. Take Project…

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…

Project Obsessed

Project Obsessed has come quite a long ways since we picked it up last year and while we’ve tried to keep it looking as original as we could, that’s far from true when it comes to what’s under…

SOS Styling, Modern Day Work Ethic

It was supposed to just be a work truck, but for Phil Prinster—a man that’s made his old Oliver tractor so nice it no longer handles his brush-hogging duties—functionality alone wouldn’t…

PROJECT OPTIMIZED STOCK COLLECTION

This collection is particularly useful for those who are looking to modify their truck with parts they have or can order soon. The Project Optimized Stock collection surrounds the processes of…