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6.2L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

Over the course of its 20-plus years of production, the trusty GM LS engine came from the factory in a wide range of displacements, from a humble 4.8L to a […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech Articles

Resistance is NOT Futile: Don’t Overlook the Ohm Values in Your Ignition System’s Spark Plugs & Boots

While we’ve covered resistance in spark plug wires before, the opportunity recently arose to talk about resistance in spark plugs and plug boots too. You may have read the earlier […]

Induction / Tech / Tech Articles

Terminator on Ice: Adding a Zex Nitrous Kit to a Supercharged 2003 Ford Cobra 4.6L!

What is your favorite power adder? The question is actually quite common among performance enthusiasts. The problem is often choosing between the different types. Let’s face it, as good as […]

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5.7L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

Throughout its long production run, the venerable GM LS engine came from the factory in a wide range of displacements, from a modest 4.8L to a whopping 7.0L. So if […]

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Panning for Power: Wet Sump Oil Pan Innovation

In drag racing, the most common oiling systems are wet sump arrangements. Virtually every Stocker and Super Stocker uses one, and so do plenty of Super Class cars and Competition […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

6.0L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

Over the course of its 20+ year production run, the venerable GM LS engine came from the factory in many different configurations. And that’s particularly evident when you see its […]

Induction / Tech / Tech Articles

Ditch The Blower: 600 HP Turbo 3800 V6 Build

When it comes time to talk about engine swaps, the first motor that comes to mind is probably the GM LS. Long the darling of the industry, the LS has […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Rod Bolt Stretch Gauges: The Right Tools for Measuring Bolt Stretch

Today, torquing certain fasteners (particularly connecting rod bolts/nuts) is far different than it once was. The level of sophistication has increased (dramatically) from simply using a torque wrench, tightening to […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Building Blocks: 10 Often-Overlooked Small (Yet Important!) Parts You Need to Finish Your Engine Assembly

For anyone building an engine in a small town, the pain of finding all of the little pieces necessary to assemble the thing can be considerable—and we’re not talking about […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Are You Still Installing Oil Pumps Right Out of The Box?

Call it blind faith, but a lot of us have been installing new oil pumps right out of the box without giving them a detailed inspection. Most of the time, […]