LS engine swaps have become fairly common in the classic truck world, but it seems there still exists a bit of mystery surrounding what it actually takes to retrofit an old hauler with modern motivation.
Last month, we introduced a new truck to the Truckin family of project vehicles, a ’04 Ford F-250 6.0L Diesel. It’s a pretty unique truck in that it’s a SuperCab shortbed, as opposed to the crew cab longbeds that make up the bulk of Super Dutys.
A Cummins engine's internal airflow—and methods of improving it—was the main topic of our recent discussion with Zach Hamilton, maker of the only high-performance, 12-valve cylinder head available for Cummins powerplants.
We recently caught up with Craig Johnson of Big Power Diesel in Palmdale, California, and followed along as he performed a few of these budget-minded upgrades (and some basic repairs) on a 1992 Dodge truck.