The Contender

Kenny Bruner’s ‘06 Dodge Ram is unquestionably over-the-top. From the bright paint and tilt front end to the big-horsepower engine and partial tube…

Weekend on the Edge 2020

2020 was the year of cancelled events. Nothing was what it was supposed to be with the ‘Rona running rampant everywhere. Drag races cancelled. Sled pulls all over the country cancelled. Even…

Goin’ for Broke

Making the most of any situation is what life’s all about. For Zach Green, that meant converting his once daily-driven ’02 F-250 into a dedicated sled puller. After a wreck on black ice landed…

Diamond Duster: One Slick Vintage GMC

As race season heats up, racers and builders across the land prepare to roll their rigs into race venues all over the country. Many will campaign old vehicles that have in one way or another…

Two-Tone Looker: A Beautiful 2007.5 Dodge Ram

Even at the young age of 24, Nick Chase has already been a passionate diesel enthusiast for more than seven years. With a 1997 12-valve race truck already under his belt, it was time…

Gone Diesel: Former Mini-Truck Owner Steps Up to a Duramax

When Ron Carlson was young he was into the mini-truck scene and owned a tricked-out Datsun. That was in the late 1970s. While his passion for…

Double Down Dually: Show & Go from Showtime Metal Works

When you’re in show business, passion for your art is a basic requirement, and you have to be dedicated to grow that passion every day. Brothers Dustin and Brandon Naivar know this…

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,…

The Miami Hammer: An Unusual Colorado

Chevy recently announced its new Colorado will be offered with a Duramax diesel. Not a 6.6L D-max,…

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…

World’s Quickest Diesel: The 6.31-second, 226mph, 2,500-Horsepower Scheid Dragster

Drag racing—a simple point A to point B contest—is perhaps one…

Keg’s Hauler: A Truck Concept Takes Life

Robbie Bryant is the owner of Keg Media, a group that specializes in assisting clients that do business in the automotive aftermarket. They do this…

A Surprisingly Stock 1,100-RWHP Dodge

It’s always a bit of a gamble on how much you can push the envelope of a stock vehicle before parts start to give way. Perhaps one of the nastiest trucks we’ve seen in recent years…

Project Grocery-Getter: New Turbo, Injectors, And A Massive Fuel System

When building your daily driver on a budget, some things just have to be done multiple times. Generally speaking diesel performance goes step by step—tuning, more fuel, more air, then…