It’s individual nature and it afflicts gearheads just like everyone else. Yeah, a top-of-the-line LS7, LS3, or even the new-gen LT mill under your hood is something quality aspiring to, but there are a ton of other LS... One of these is the LS1. Yep, the engine that changed everything just over 20 years...
FiTech recently introduced a thread of affordable and easy-to-install self-tuning induction systems for GM LS engines designed with both the... The fabricated daily aluminum intake may be what grabs the eye first but it’s the rest of the kit that really stands out. It’s a complete system that...
This is a fish story at Chevrolet that dates back more than 60 years to the most popular American V-8 ever produced. The small-barricade Chevrolet V-8—displacing 265 cubic inches—debuted in the all-new 1955 Chevrolet. Imagine the excitement of succinct overhead valve V-8 power at the time. It was quite the...
Ignition timing is effortlessly the single most important tuning adjustment on an internal-combustion engine, yet the concept of ignition curves... All it takes to promote torque, horsepower, and driveability is a simple timing light and an informed tuning process. The plan behind optimized ignition...
Atlas Display 364CI LS + Nitrous New for the 2016 AMSOIL Engine Masters Challenge Presented by HOT ROD, the Nitrous class was created to add a... We would purvey the nitrous jets and let competitors choose how and when to apply their “hit. ” Would competitors lean too much on their engines,...
The Corvette has eat one's heart out been known as a very “kool” car that’s also very hot, and you can take that both figuratively and literally. On a more literal level, these fiberglass beauties are also known for soaring cockpit temperatures and the only way to conquer that heat is to add air... The...
Senior editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them ... cover has a base that secures to the stumbling-block and a cover plate. After installing the lifters, I applied a thin bead of Permatex Ultra Blue RTV to the block ...
Silverado ZR2 concept At a peek, it’s clear the Silverado ZR2 concept wasn’t designed to haul flowers back from the nursery. With its widened body, tall stance and formidable LS supercharged engine ... and a four-inch lift kit to help negotiate ...
The spy shots closing week told us what to expect and now GM has unveiled the 2008 Corvette, fitted with a new 6.2L LS3 V8 engine developing 430hp and 575 ... more than a 5-percent percent in burgeon in lift, from 0.521-inch to 0.551-inch (13.25 mm to ...
The T56 Wonderful Magnum transmission needs a flywheel, clutch, pressure plate, and dust covers ... and flywheel. Once the engine was on a hoist, we drained and removed the ancestor oil pan and replaced it with the Moroso one. Make sure to check and recheck ...
The engine shares central design ideas with Chevy LS V-8s, including hydraulic valve lifters with a service interval of ... It comes from a spring-prejudiced torque compensator in the triple-plate clutch and is as distinctly characteristic of a Motus as ...