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.

Tech Projects

GRM Swaps LS6 for New LS3 to Power C5 Z06 Racecar (Video)

The Chevrolet Corvette C5 Z06 was produced between 2001 and 2004 and has been a formidable weapon at autocross and road racing since day one. As depreciation sets in, these […]

Product Profiles

Video: Pre-Lubing New Engines with a Summit Racing Oil Pump Primer

So you’ve just finished your meticulous engine build and you’re nearing the point of first start. Getting oil to all the components quickly is a must. Old school engines made […]

L98 6.0L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L98 Mods to Maximize Performance
LS Engines

L98 6.0L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L98 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L98 engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing. The L98 engine is […]

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LS Engines

L94 6.2L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L94 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L94 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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LS Engines

LC8 6.0L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LC8 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LC8 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. […]

New Products

Summit Racing Pro LS Rotating Assemblies Launch with 227 Combos

LS engines are great, but they’ve got a couple of weak points when people start boosting them. Pistons are the most common failure (we’re looking at you #7) and rods […]

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 […]