Project Looks. Muscle. Longevity

This Silverado 2500HD project was introduced in the March issue of Diesel World, so if you haven’t seen it, go snag a copy and get fully up to speed. You’ve missed just Part One of the build…

The Best Diesel Engines: Top 10 Of All-Time

From the farm to the highway, construction equipment to gen-sets, and emergency vehicles to the trucks we drive every day, diesels have built—and continue to build—America. Even beyond our…

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,…

Connecting Rods: How Much Can Your Duramax Handle?

Because torque (i.e. cylinder pressure) is the primary killer of rods and pistons, it’s difficult to directly link a horsepower number to each engine’s weak link. However, as a general rule of…

A Standard Cab LB7, Built on a Budget

There is no denying the diesel performance hobby is expensive. The engines, injection systems, turbochargers, and transmissions our trucks come with are pricey investments. But, if you…

Alligator Performance: Annual Event Brings Out the Northwest’s Best

There are a few certain things when it comes to diesel enthusiasts—we love our trucks and we love to have an excuse to get together, show them and brag about them. Whether you bleed…

LB7 Duramax: Tuner’s 2001-2004 Stealth 64 Turbocharger

With these modifications taken care of, the real performance-limiting factor with the LB7 Duramax is the factory IHI turbocharger. While the stock…

Turbocharged Upgrade: HSP Diesel Duramax S300 Turbo System

Making 500hp in a 2001 to 2010 GM Duramax is easy, right? While easy may not be the right word, the Duramax is a very capable engine; with the right…

The Next Frontier To Duramax Drivability: Duramaxtuner ECM/TCM Matched Tuning Software

Performance tuning is nothing new to the Duramax market, companies like Duramaxtuner of Marengo, Illinois, have been using EFILive software to create custom tuning for the 2001+