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turbocharged LQ9
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 […]

twin-turbo LQ9
LS Engines

LQ9 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got some […]

LS2 car engine
LS Engines

LS2 Car Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LS2 Car-Engine Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LS2 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 […]

GM LS Valvetrain
LS Engines / Tech Articles

LS Tech: How to Delete Variable Valve Timing (VVT) on an LS Engine

Variable Valve Timing (VVT) is a system that automatically adjusts valve timing. GM used VVT on the following engines within the LS family. (Summit Racing’s Paul Spurlock and Brian Nutter contributed […]

2009 Pontiac G8 LS3 Engine
LS Engines

LS3 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got some […]

March Performance Accessory Drive Pulley Kit for LS1 by Hot Rod
LS Engines

LS1 Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for LS1 Mods to Maximize Performance

[Editor’s Note: This LS1 engine upgrade guide is the first in a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing. The LS1 engine […]

LS1 Engine in a 1997 Chevy Corvette
LS Engines

LS1 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got […]

Chevy Performance LSX 454
LS Engines

LS Engines 101: An Introductory Overview of the Gen III/IV LS Engine Family

(Updated 10/09/2018) [Editor’s Note: You can find a comprehensive list of every LS and Vortec engine spec guide and upgrade guide we’ve published to date by scrolling to the bottom […]

LS Engine Swap
LS Engines

LS Engine Spotter’s Guide, Part 1: Matching the Vehicle to the Engine

So, you’re heading to the junkyard to see what LS engines are available for your next project? Here’s a handy guide that links specific GM vehicles to the LS-series 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, […]