When GM released the all-new 2020 Silverado and Sierra HD models, there was a lot of talk within the market. Some thought the new looks were a step in the right direction, some not so much. With that massive frontend and the bold, in-your-face grille and headlight combo it’s either a love it or hate it appearance. Whether or not you like the new looks on the 2020 trucks, there is no denying the incredible performance from that L5P Duramax, especially now that it’s backed with an impressive 10-speed automatic transmission. In its fourth year now, the sixth generation 6.6L Duramax, dubbed L5P, is by far the best one yet. State of the art high-pressure fuel injection systems, the new variable geometry Borg Warner turbocharger, and super-efficient emissions systems with even more cooling capacity, the L5P packs a big punch, at least as far as stock trucks are concerned. With a claimed 445hp and 910lb-ft of torque, and that 10-speed transmission ready to keep it in the peak power band whenever you need it, these Duramax trucks can get just about any job done without breaking a sweat.
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INSIDE ADAM FOLTZ' 5.90 INDEX SECOND-GEN AFTERMATH
At only 4,100 pounds, Adam Foltz knows he doesn’t need crazy horsepower to be competitive in the 5.90 Index class, which is probably why he has fueling on the P-pump pulled all the way back and has focused more on dialing in the chassis lately. “With a small nitrous tweak we went from 6.50 to 5.80,” he told us. “But once we know it’s going to go straight every time, we’ll be shooting for low 1.2’s on the 60-foot (on the trans brake).”
A 1947 US MOTORS DIESEL GENERATOR ON A HISTORIC SHIP
WEEKEND ON THE EDGE 2020
2020 was the year of cancelled events. Nothing was what it was supposed to be with the ‘Rona running rampant everywhere.
COOL DOWN AND STOP IT
“THE MOUNTAIN DECIDES
The ninety-eighth running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as “The Race to the Clouds,” is an invitational automobile hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain in Manitou, Colorado.
COMPLETE OIL CHANGES
REMOVING THE LAST TRAPPED QUART FROM THE DURAMAX, WITH PPE’S UPGRADED OIL PAN
FORD UNDERRATING THEIR 2020 SUPER DUTY?
MAKING A STATEMENT...
DERRICK BARNEY’S 1,400HP, 68RFE-SHIFTED ’11 MEGA CAB
TIM TUTTLE’S 1,500 HP CUMMINS RAM LIMITED PRO STOCK PULLER
BARN FIND GOLD!
1949 CLETRAC ADH
Tow (Like A) Pro
RIDING HEAVY IN GMC’S NEW SIERRA HD