Post Tagged with: "engine swaps"

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Converting a V6 S-10 Blazer to a Small Block Chevy

Q: I have a 1985 S-10 Blazer with a carbureted 2.8L V6, 4WD, and a 4-speed manual transmission. What parts do I need to covert the truck to a small block […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts

Swap Essentials: Completing Your LS Engine Swap with ICT Billet Brackets and Components

We’ve covered the ins and outs of LS swaps — or at least we thought. Over the years, we’ve shown you how to identify LS engine blocks, looked at some of the engine […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts / Readers' Rides

LS Crate Guide: A Guide to LS Crate Motor Options for Your Next Engine Swap or Restomod

General Motors’ LS (Gen. III/IV) series of engines is the engine swap king these days. In addition to the parade of factory LS-powered late-model cars, you’ll find LS engines in old-school street rods, […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Mapping Out a Ford Coyote 5.0L-to-Fox Body Engine Swap

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re discussing Ford engine swaps–specifically the Coyote 5.0L. Q. “What about Ford engine swaps?” That’s […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Great 5.3L Truck LS Swap Debate

With all this talk about truck LS engines, I hear a lot of talk about swapping a 5.3L truck LS engine into a car. Why would you want to go from […]

Project Thunderbolt
Tech / Tech Projects

Project Thunderbolt LS3 V8 Miata (Part 2): Completing the Teardown and Breakdown

In part one of Project Thunderbolt, we laid out the plans to stuff a GM LS3 V8 in to a 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata. In this update we’re finishing the teardown […]

Tech / Tech Projects

(Updated with Video) Project Thunderbolt LS3 V8 Miata, Part 1: The Master Plan and Teardown

Light car + big engine = silly go-fast fun. Back in the 1940s and ‘50s it was Ford flathead, Olds, and Caddy V8s in Model As. Pontiac stuffed a 389 […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Swapping a 383 into a Dodge Dart Sport

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re cramming a 383 into a 1974 Dodge Dart Sport. C.B. Oshkosh, WI Q: I have a […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Swap Sizing: Engine Dimensions & Tips for Popular Swaps

  Ever since that first hot rodder dumped his Model A’s four-banger for a flathead V8, engine swaps have been a proven way to get the extra horsepower we all crave. Some […]