Posts Tagged ‘chevy’

The 2011 Dog Days Dyno Challenge

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

On July 9, 2011, Bully Dog threw open its doors and access to the dyno at its American Falls, Idaho, headquarters for this year’s installment of the company’s Dog Days Dyno Challenge.

The dyno challenge actually began years ago as a way to entertain retailers who had come to Bully Dog’s HQ for training sessions on how to use and sell the various Bully Dog products. (more…)

Getting Started

Monday, June 20th, 2011

It’s a no-brainer that most of the readers of Diesel World Magazine own and enjoy diesel trucks. On the other hand, there are quite a few folks who read the magazine but don’t own a diesel. We get a handful of “what if” letters each year that describe the desire to own a diesel and wanting to know how to modify it. So, how do you get started in this passion we call “diesel”? Simple: Start small. (more…)

A Custom Prerunner-Style Duramax

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Most diesel enthusiasts tailor the modifications to their trucks to meet their needs. For some folks, it’s big power for sled pulling and drag racing. For others, it improved power and performance for pulling a trailer. And, of course, most diesel owners are looking for better fuel economy. (more…)

Small Money Yields Big Results With Creativity

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Life is about connections and when it comes to building wild trucks with a dream list of parts, magazines have a lot of inside contacts at their disposal to make it happen. When they do roll out a new project, articles follow about installing all sorts of aftermarket products with one thing in common: They are the best of the best.  A few readers have enough extra cash to replicate a high-dollar magazine truck, but for those that consider any day you make more than you spent a good one although they are too far and few between, we present to you Budget Bowtie Build. (more…)

Silver Streak

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Silver Streak
Late Model Chevy Diesel at Its Finest

The long-awaited redesign of GM pickups has resulted in some great-looking diesels over the past few years. Introduced in mid-year 2007, the new GM pickup, complete with the 6.6L Duramax and Allison six-speed automatic, has made a great platform from which to build some cool-looking and fast-moving diesels. Just ask Sean Baisden of Simi Valley, California. Sean traded off his ’05 Duramax in favor of the new-bodied ’08 model and set to work building a cool custom that made its debut at the 2009 SEMA show in Las Vegas.