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.

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 […]

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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. […]

LS Engines

L9H 6.2L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L9H Mods to Maximize Performance

Editor’s Note: This L9H 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

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

[Editor’s Note: This LMF 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. […]

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Parts

Parts Bin: New Summit Racing-Dart Short Block Kits for GM Engines

Dart, with their ever evolving line of affordable SHP blocks; has added features once only found in high-end racing blocks. With new offerings for traditional small block, LS, and big […]

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LS Engines

LR4 4.8L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LR4 Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LR4 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. […]