How GM Dominated the Modern HD Truck Market

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s the heavy-duty truck market exploded as Dodge began implementing the use of Cummins engines and Ford continued to develop their IDI engines. By 1994, Dodge was seeing redesigned their trucks and saw massive success and by 1999, Ford had released their all new Super Duty F-series trucks. While Ford was … Read more

The Legend of the Caterpillar 3406

3406. To the average person, this is just a four-digit number with no meaning, but for dozens of industries and anyone who’s big into diesel engines, these numbers mean a lot more. For the uninitiated, we’re talking about the Caterpillar 3406, which was and is one of the most influential and important diesel engines on … Read more

How the EPA Spent 35 Years Destroying Diesel Trucks

The diesel engine. Without it, goods couldn’t be transported across countries; construction/farming/mining equipment wouldn’t be as efficient, public transportation wouldn’t be as good, and so much more. While the internal combustion engine is quite literally one of mankind’s most important inventions to date, the diesel internal combustion engine takes it even further. And even though … Read more

What Makes the GM L8T So Special?

I think at this point, it’s no secret that the GM LS and LT are very popular engines, and for good reason. They’ve packaged very small thanks to their cam-in-block design OEM heads that have incredible flow, a simple cam swap can pick up massive power, there are tons of different levels of displacement to … Read more