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…

Ludicrous Speed

Diesels are known for making some serious horsepower and torque, but if you want to skip past all that and go straight to ridiculous there’s the Hypermax dragster. By the numbers alone it’s an…

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…

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…

Eventful Desires: The 2015 Diesel Event Season Is Here!

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…

Half-Ton Terror: A 1,583-hp 6.4L Cummins in a Ram 1500

While diesel drag racing got its start with street trucks, we’re starting to see more and more purpose-built race vehicles. One of the meanest