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.

L84 5.3L EcoTec3 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More
LT Engines

L84 5.3L EcoTec3 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

This is an engine specification guide for General Motors’ fifth-generation L84 engine that launched in 2018 for use in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500. It is commonly […]

LS Engines

LH9 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LH9 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LH9 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. […]

Tech Articles

All the Torques: How Summit Pro LS Truck Camshafts Help Truck Owners Maximize Performance

It’s no secret that yanking a Gen. 3 or Gen. 4 Vortec truck engine out of the junkyard is the cheapest way to make 400+ horsepower. 5.3L engines start in […]

New Products

Parts Bin: Summit Racing Pro LS Level 2 Cam, Spring, and Gasket Kits

Summit Racing’s Pro LS cams have quickly become a popular choice for LS upgrades and swaps. Now Summit has made it even easier to decide which Pro LS cam is […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Trick Flow Double Platinum LS Spring Packs

Looking for the ultimate set of dual springs for you LS engine build or cam swap? The Trick Flow TFS-2500286P (steel retainer) and the TFS-2500287P (titanium retainer) have arrived. These […]

LS Engines

LC8 6.0L 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 some […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

What the New LT2 Mid-Engine Corvette Reveals About the Future of GM LT Engines

Editor’s Note: With the excitement surrounding the General Motors’ confirmation of the new mid-engined C8 Corvette, we asked our friends at Summit Racing to share their thoughts about what the […]

Oldsmobile F85 Race Car
How Tos

Race Consumables: A Checklist of Fluids for You Next Trip to the Race Track

Presuming you’re the type of person who doesn’t enjoy excruciating muscle cramps, you probably make a point to hydrate before going on a long run, a bike ride, or engaging […]

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LS Engines

LZ1 6.0L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LZ1 Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LZ1 engine upgrade guide is the second in a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing. The LZ1 engine […]

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LS Engines

LY2 4.8L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LY2 Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LY2 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. […]