Dodge Cummins 5.90 Class P-Pumped Drag Truck called Aftermath

Diesel drag racing isn’t what it used to be. The engine and chassis setups of yesteryear wouldn’t cut it in…

1,400HP 68RFE Shifted Statement Making 6.7L Mega Cab

When a rod left the block of his 6.7L Cummins a few short years ago, Derrick Barney never could’ve imagined that he would…

Common Cents

There is something to be said about a battle-tested chassis in truck pulling. Once a given truck has proven itself a winner, rarely is it ever retired. Case in point, Tim Tuttle’s ’05

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…

2001 LB7 Duramax 1300hp Single Turbo Domination

Eat. Sleep. Breathe. Diesel. These are the four main ingredients to a happy and healthy life for a young 20-something performance diesel junky. As son of James Brendle, owner of Custom Auto, a…

Installing Head Studs Without Removing The Cylinder Head

Cylinder pressure in diesel is essentially what makes the power. And there are several variables that lead to increased pressure, such as adding more fuel and boost. Toss in today’s…

Renaissance Ram: How a 700-HP Fourth-Generation Mopar Does It All

With an insane 10-inch lift and 37-inch tires on 24-inch wheels, it’s definitely hard to miss Joey Rodriguez’s 2012 Dodge Ram 2500…

Game Changer: 2,200-HP Common Rail Dominates

For years now, we’ve been hearing the same old rumor over and over: “Common rail injection engines are the next big thing; they’ll dominate diesel motorsports;…

Sandblaster: Merchant Automotive’s Duramax-Powered Sand Drag Rail

Nick Beaudoin is co-owner of Merchant Automotive in Zeeland, Michigan. The shop’s not far from Lake Michigan, but more importantly,…

Everyman’s Truck: 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…

Key Ingredients: Real World Power Recipes from the Purdue Diesel Club Dyno Day

Dyno events are a great way to illustrate how different power combos play out in the real world. Instead of taking dozens of trucks to the dragstrip, waiting for each one to make a…

Murica’n Made: 1,000hp Single Turbo 6.4L Power Stroke

Michael Corsilli of Pasadena, Maryland, thinks of diesel drag racing when the topic of American pastimes and values—the Armed Forces, Old Glory and baseball in the spring—comes up in…