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Outer Limits: How Much Horsepower Can The 6BT Cummins Handle?

By Featured Writer: Mike McGlothlin For years, the 6BT Cummins has been the hot-rod engine of choice for many in the diesel pickup game. It might’ve left the factory rated at a docile 160 to 215 horsepower between the years of 1989 to 1998, but enthusiasts have proven time and again that those numbers can…
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Outer Limits: How Much Horsepower Can You Make With The 4BT Cummins?

By Featured Writer: Mike McGlothlin Thanks to sharing much of its mechanical makeup and even some of the exact same hard-parts with its big brother, the 6BT, the 4BT Cummins can support a substantial amount of horsepower. Exactly how much remains to be seen, as specific parts combinations vary from application to application. However, we…
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What is a Spun Bearing?

A truly gut-wrenching thought is that when you suspect you have a spun bearing inside your engine. The worst part of this is that it’s not just exclusive to one type of engine, this can happen in a standard stock engine, race engine, gas engine or diesel engine. The occurrence of a spun bearing doesn’t mean…
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