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The Last Small-Block: Chevy’s Gen. II LT1/LT4 1992-97

Chevrolet’s LT1 engine family evokes all kinds of emotions among Bow-Tie guys. Those in the know remember the original 350 cubic-inch LT1 introduced in 1970 was a real powerhouse with […]

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 […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Figuring Piston-to-Deck with Protruding Pistons

I’m building a Chevy 350 engine for my son’s circle track race car. I started out with a 0.040-over block that I think has been severely decked but I’m not […]

Tech Articles

How to Use a Dial-Back Timing Light

It’s a sign of the times when late model engines with distributorless ignition systems (DIS) no longer require the services of the ubiquitous timing light. But for the remainder of […]

Q&A

The Basics of Setting and Adjusting Valve Lash

The designers of late model engines like the GM LS, Ford Modular engine, and the Chrysler Gen III Hemi have in many ways made it easy for performance enthusiasts. Not […]

Ford Engines

Ford’s New 7.3L Godzilla Engine Looks Poised to be Next Big Thing in Hotrodding

Can Ford’s gargantuan new 7.3L overhead valve (OHV) gas engine nestled under the hood of the 2020 Ford F-250/350 Super Duty become king of the monster motors? We think it […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Adding Power to a Ski Boat SBC—EFI or Carburetor?

I’ve got a direct-drive ski boat with a worn out 350 c.i.d. small-block Chevy. I’m thinking about building a new engine with modest goals. It’s a family boat, but I […]

Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: LS vs. Coyote Shootout 2, Episode 3

Everyone who enjoys or has participated in the Ford vs. Chevrolet rivalry for the past 108 years can appreciate the implications of the Horsepower Wars folks revisiting an engine-building contest […]

LS Engines

LZ1 6.0L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

The LZ1 is a 6.0L, Gen. 4 small block engine used in GM hybrid trucks and SUVs between 2010 and 2013, replacing the LFA (2008-09) as the LS engine family’s […]

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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. […]