Post Tagged with: "GM LS engines"

This March Performance accessory drive pulley kit fits the LS1, LS2, and LS7 engines, demonstrating the interchangability of the LS engine universe, which has played a significant role in the ever-growing popularity of using LS engines for new car builds and engine swap projects. (Image/Hot Rod)
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LS1 Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LS1 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LS1 engine upgrade guide is the first in a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing. The LS1 engine […]

The 5.7L GM LS made its first appearance in the 1997 Chevy Corvette. (Image/LSX Magazine)
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LS1 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got […]

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LS Engines 101: An Introductory Overview of the Gen III/IV LS Engine Family

(Updated 10/19/2017) Chevrolet introduced the automotive world to the LS engine with the launch of the LS1 in the 1997 Corvette C5. It left a mark. The lightweight engine made […]

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LS Engine Spotter’s Guide, Part 1: Matching the Vehicle to the Engine

So, you’re heading to the junkyard to see what LS engines are available for your next project? Here’s a handy guide that links specific GM vehicles to the LS-series engine […]

LS Crate Guide: A Guide to LS Crate Motor Options for Your Next Engine Swap or Restomod
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LS Crate Guide: A Guide to LS Crate Motor Options for Your Next Engine Swap or Restomod

General Motors’ LS (Gen. III/IV) series of engines is the engine swap king these days. In addition to the parade of factory LS-powered late-model cars, you’ll find LS engines in old-school street rods, […]

Top 10 American Performance Engines of the Last 30 Years (#1): General Motors LS Small Block
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Top 10 American Performance Engines of the Last 30 Years (#1): General Motors LS Small Block

Editor’s note: The 1980s was a transition period for engine technology in America. The iconic carburetor gave way to fuel injection. Cubic inches were out, and liter designations marked a new era for […]

Video: An Introduction to Camshaft Position Sensors on LS Engines
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Video: An Introduction to Camshaft Position Sensors on LS Engines

Learn how to find your camshaft position sensor on a third- and fourth-generation LS engine block, and some of the differences between the two by watching this short Summit Racing […]

Video: How to Choose an Intake Manifold for Your LS Engine Swap
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Video: How to Choose an Intake Manifold for Your LS Engine Swap

Learn how to choose the best intake manifold for your LS engine swap by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video. Your cylinder heads‘ intake port style, as well as […]

Video: GM LS Cam Swap Tutorial
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Video: GM LS Cam Swap Tutorial

Cam swaps are one of the most common engine performance upgrades. Unfortunately, in GM’s Gen. III and Gen. IV LS engines, cam swaps come with an extra step or two […]