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

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. […]

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Product Profiles

New Summit-Brand Pushrods Provide Great HP-Per-Dollar Performance for Chevy and Ford Applications

Pushrods take a lot of flak. “OHC” this, and “primitive” that. Pushrods don’t live an easy life either. They get covered up, never to see the light of day, and […]

Parts / Product Profiles

Pro LS Profile: Summit Racing Makes Choosing a Forged Piston for Your LS Engine Easy!

When building a LS engine, you have a lot of questions and things to decide like: Where will my bores clean up? How many cubic inches am I going for? […]

LS Engines

LH6 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LH6 Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

Intro to the LH6 Engines The LH6 came in GM trucks and SUVs in 2005-09 and made 315 horsepower right out of the box. It’s a Gen. 4 5.3L aluminum-block engine, […]

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LS Engines

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

[Editor’s Note: This LFA 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 LFA engine […]

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LS Engines

LH8 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LH8 Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LH8 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. […]

Product Profiles / Tech

Summit Racing’s Bolt-on Mustang Subframe Connectors are Inexpensive Way to Stiffen Chassis

If you jump out of your old Mustang and into a newer one, the first thing you’ll notice is how much stiffer the chassis is. The suspension can be tuned […]

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LS Engines

L20 4.8L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L20 Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L20 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. […]