Articles written by: Richard Holdener

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Cleveland Show: Adding Nearly 100 HP to a Free-Breathing Ford 351C

Try this experiment: Mention four-valve (4V) Ford to a few fellow enthusiasts and see what discussion pops up. Oh, how quickly people forget! Time was when you mentioned 4V, people […]

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Little Man: Single-Plane vs. Dual-Plane Intake Manifold Test on a Carbureted 4.8L LS

The great thing about being an LS enthusiast is you don’t have to worry yourself with the petty problems that plagued the lesser Gen. I small blocks, right? Case in […]

Ford Engines

Testing a Junkyard Ford 5.0L Engine with New Top End Kit

It has always been my contention that the 5.0L Mustang saved Ford, or at the very least, Ford Performance. Prior to the introduction of the 5.0L, Ford was serving up […]

5.3 LS with MSD Atomic intake manifold
LS Engines

Testing HP Increase from ProCharger on 5.3L Iron Block LS Engine

What does every enthusiast have in common? No matter what car you drive, what motor you like, or how old you are, we all share the same desire to make […]

Tech Articles

The Easy Way to Make 820+ HP in a 4.8L Junkyard Pull

Never before have so many enjoyed so much for so little. Take a look around. We are smack dab in the middle of the second major Muscle Car era, and […]

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Dyno Test: 120+ HP Gains and No Low-End Loss with Cam Swap on 6.2L LS Engine

Why were we so excited about swapping cams on the all-aluminum L92? Many reasons. The first was that we had previously run the Summit Stage 4 Pro LS cam (SUM-8711) […]

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Dyno Test: Adding 120 HP with Cam Swap in Turbo LS 5.3L

LS engines respond well to cam swaps. It’s probably the #1 upgrade for any LS, because the gains can be dramatic. The reason is that the LS engine family, from […]

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Clash of the Turbo Titans: Summit vs. eBay Turbos

Turbos rule. If you’re a turbo guy (or gal), there has never been a better time to be an enthusiast. Just look around, turbos are everywhere and on everything. Not […]

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Truck Cam Swap Testing to Add Low-End Torque

The LS engine remains the darling of the performance world, but does that mean all LS owners are looking for the same thing when it comes time for upgrades? Obviously […]

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Four-tify Your LS: Summit Racing Stage 4 Pro LS Camshaft Test

So what would you do if a company called you and offered up a 5.3L test motor? Now what if these same guys gave you their blessing to throw the […]