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

L92 6.2L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L92 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L92 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

LM4 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LM4 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LM4 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’re sharing at OnAllCylinders. For […]

L76 engine with AFM hardware intact. (Image/LS2.com - HSV-GTS-300)
LS Engines

L76 6.0L Truck Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L76 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L76 truck 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 […]

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LS Engines

L33 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L33 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This L33 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

LY6 6.0L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LY6 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LY6 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

LS4 5.3L FWD Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LS4 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: No offense to the LS4 intended, but the most notable thing about it is that it’s usually the worst-possible choice for an LS engine swap project because it’s designed […]

This 5.3L iron block LM7 engine was swapped into a 1978 Chevy Camaro. (Image/YouTube)
LS Engines

LM7 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LM7 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LM7 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 […]

Swapping a small-block LSA into this '70 Chevelle SS and replacing the original 450-hp big block earned this muscular classic an extra 106 hp. (Image/Hotrod)
LS Engines

LSA Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LSA Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LSA 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

LQ4/LQ9 Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LQ4 & LQ9 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: Because the LQ4 and LQ9 engines are so similar, we’ve combined them for this engine upgrade guide, which is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a […]

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LS Engines

LS7 Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LS7 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LS7 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. […]