Rudy's Diesel Rawlings Barnes joins Paul and Chris to talk about the company's Ford 6.4L drag truck - a 4.9 second @ 140 MPH in the 1/8th mile! Success in a diesel drag truck takes hard work with a full team of committed people. You won't believe the problems encountered and solved to get into the fours on the one-eighth mile.
Log into Craigslist - time for another budget build episode on the Diesel Performance Podcast. Wade McGinnis of Thoroughbred Diesel competes against Chris Ehmke for the best build with Paul Wilson as the moderator. Who can take an old 24V, spend 15K, and get 500 rwhp? The judging includes driveability, peak power, the complication of the build, completeness of the build, potential problems, and a new term - overall bad-assery!
Once again - many thanks to our sponsors:
Wherli Custom Fab
Jeremy Shultz drives a 1953 Chevy truck powered with a Duramax. The conversion project took more time than he liked but it was a conversion project - that's how it goes. In this episode, Jeremy explains where the truck came from and the various challenges and other frustrations he had to overcome. But it was worth it. The truck turns heads and no doubt inspires everyone with an old pickup in the barn.
This episode of the Diesel Performance Podcast is brought to you by our good friends - Exergy Performance and WCFAB.
Wehrli Custom Fabrication
Ford tuning presented challenges like every other platform tuned on the common rail diesel engine. So what does that mean for the truck owner? Calibrated's Nick Preignitz joins Paul and Chris to talk about tuning the Ford 6.7. Nick goes into detail about the process and why it may take months, if not years, to develop tuning solutions for a new platform.