We were given all-access privileges at the 2015 SuperRigs show and got to experience firsthand the high levels of quality, detail, and pure, unadulterated pride that owner-operators invest in their diesel-powered vehicles.
The large 2015 Diesel Power Challenge entry form packet sent in by Jerry Adkins included the required tech sheet, five glossy photos, a dyno chart reading 1,063.2 hp, and a timeslip showing an 11.6836-second quarter-mile run at 119.99 mph.
Rick Fox’s ’00 Dodge Ram 2500 is a bit of a sleeper with its blacked-out appearance, smoked taillamps, and dark window tint hiding an interior built for racing (OK, maybe the 7-inch stack, nitrous bottle, and oil coolers in the bed are giveaways!).
Under the hood is a 5.9L Cummins engine that’s fueled by the famous Industrial Injection Hot Rod VP44 injection pump, with air forced into it by a compound setup using a BorgWarner S362 over a S480 turbocharger
For longtime car and truck show fans, the name Slammin’ and Jammin’ conjures up great memories. The event started way back in 1995 and has been a long-running favorite for show goers in the South East.