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

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…

Crank Windows and 650 HP

A lot of us remember that pivotal moment when a diesel captured our undivided attention for the first time. For Kaden Nelson, that moment occurred at a local truck pull: “Some guys…

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…

Readers’ Rides: A Racing Ram and Lifted Ford

Nathanael Snyder has racing in his blood. “My family has been racing for more than 50 years,” he tells us. Hailing from Reelsville, Indiana, which is just down the road from Indianapolis…

UNOH Cummins, The Final Act: A Student-Built Cummins Nears 1,000 HP

We’ve been following the University of Northwestern Ohio Diesel Club’s Cummins-powered pulling truck since 2011, and we’ve been pleased to see…

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…

Diesel History Retrospective: Land Rover Camel Trophy

In a world where daily-driven diesel pickups can turn 12-second quarter-miles one day and move houses the next, it’s easy to forget that the diesel engine also has a long history in…

Get Your GM Truck Under Control: Kryptonite Gives You Super Steering Response for The Life of Your Truck

The independent front suspension (IFS) found under the front of the 2001-2015 GM Duramax trucks has always…

1957 Oliver Super 77 Hi-Crop: Ollie with A Lift

Hi-Crop, High Clearance, High-Clear, HC… whatever name the manufacturer chose for them, tractors with extra clearance for taller crops have been part of the farming landscape almost…

Playin’ Dirty: 2014 Firepunk Dirt Drags—Bigger & Better!

We’re happy to report that diesel events continue to experience unprecedented growth. But we’re also witness to how this progress is often accompanied by growing pains that negatively…

Beefing Up: Adding Diff Covers and A Transmission Pan Cooler to Upgrade A 2000 Ford

Juan Ochoa uses his truck practically every day and on weekends he asks it to step up and do the tough job of hauli8ng his camping trailer out to the beach, desert, mountains or…

Eventful Desires: The 2015 Diesel Event Season Is Here!

As I write, it’s late January and the Northeast is digging itself out from under the weight of Winter Storm Juno. Though we are sometimes driven indoors by rough winter conditions, the…

Pre-Season Diesel Prep

As you thumb through the pages of this issue of Diesel World, you’ll soon discover what springtime means to us: Towing and Event Season! We honor the change of seasons with a…