Articles written by: Brian Nutter

After a stint in the U.S. Air Force, Brian Nutter studied at the Houston, TX-based School of Automotive Machinists in 1997. The early part of his automotive career included working for engine builders Scott Shafiroff and C.J. Batten, followed by several years developing performance pistons at Wiseco Piston Co. Today, Brian develops performance parts for Summit Racing Equipment and is a regular OnAllCylinders contributor. For fun, he runs his 427-powered C5 Z06 in ECTA land-speed racing, at OPTIMA® street car events, and at a mix of autocross, drag racing, and track days.

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LS Engines

L77 6.0L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L77 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L77 engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing that we are sharing at […]

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Parts

How A Camshaft is Made: A Tour of the Summit Pro LS Cams Factory

Summit Racing has its own line of Pro LS Camshafts designed specifically for GM/Chevy LS and Vortec engines. The camshaft development team told us they did their homework when designing […]

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New Products / Parts

Parts Bin: Summit Racing Pro LS Cams

Summit Racing Equipment has a new line of camshafts for LS and LS-based Vortec truck engines which consists of 10 different cam profiles for various performance applications. The Summit Racing […]

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Tech Articles

Comparing Camshafts (Part 2): Consider Individual Timing Events When Choosing a Cam

Editor’s Note: This is the second half of an article on how to interpret cam specs to select the right cam for your engine and vehicle needs. You can read the […]

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Tech / Tech Articles

Comparing Camshafts: A History of Camshaft Specs and Choosing the Right Cam

Have you ever wondered why one camshaft makes more power than the other? Would you like to compare the behaviors of multiple cams without ever doing a cam swap? Written […]

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LS Engines

LY5 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LY5 Mods to Maximize Performance

Intro to the LY5 Engines The LY5 came in GM trucks and SUVs in 2007-‘09 and made 320 horsepower right out of the box. It’s a Gen. 4 5.3L iron-block engine, […]

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LS Engines

L92 6.2L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L92 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L92 engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing that we are sharing at […]

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LS Engines

LM4 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LM4 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LM4 engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing that we’re sharing at OnAllCylinders. For […]

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LS Engines

L76 6.0L Truck Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L76 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L76 truck engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing that we are sharing […]

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LS Engines

L33 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L33 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L33 engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing that we are sharing at OnAllCylinders. […]