After a three-year pause in the torque war, Ford and GM reignite the back-and-forth hostilities with 800 lb-ft diesels.
Exactly 19 years ago, the automaker that’d practically invented the diesel pickup truck scene was back in the game—and GM was soundly on top.
The late '90s saw the debut of the 24-valve Cummins, the 500 lb-ft Power Stroke and Dodge’s first high output 5.9L.
25 years ago, the P-pumped Cummins made its way into Dodge Rams while Ford introduced the world to HEUI.
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