Post Tagged with: "LS engines"

Videos & Galleries

Video: Jeff Smith Shows How to Use a Summit Racing LS Engine Harmonic Balancer Installation & Puller Tool

If you’ve ever tried to remove the stock harmonic balancer on a GM LS engine, you know that a standard harmonic balancer removal tool isn’t going to work. Thanks to […]

Tech Articles / Tech Projects

Stroker LS Cam Swaps: When is Bigger Not Better?

They say too much of a good thing can be bad, but does this apply to cam timing, more specifically stroker cam timing? Can you over-cam your LS stroker motor? […]

Tech Articles

Make Boating Crate Again: Tunnel Ram GM CT525 Circle Track Motor Test

What does every boat on the lake have in common with every car on the road? The obvious answer is that they all need (say it with me) MORE POWER! […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Good Camshaft Suggestion for a Modified Chevy 383 Stroker LS6 Engine

I have a 5.7L LS6 engine out of a 2005 Caddy CTS-V that dropped an intake valve with just over 50K on the odometer. The damage was not too extensive (no […]

LS Engines

Check Out This 500 Horsepower Turbo LS Engine Built by a Motorcycle Guy (to Stuff into His Chevelle)

Matthew Bochnak runs the How-To Motorcycle Repair website and has his own MatthewMCRepair channel on YouTube. If something is ailing your bike, chances are Matt has a post that will […]

Tech Articles

Tire-Turning Torque: Low-Buck LS Blower Test!

What’s the biggest complaint about the little 4.8L LR4 LS Engine? Well, it’s the same complaint lodged about any small V8—namely the lack of torque production. Don’t get us wrong, […]

LS Engines

Gen 3 vs. Gen 4 LS Engines: How to ID Them (Video)

LS engines are the most popular engines to build, swap, and hot-rod because of their availability, affordability, and compact size. (They fit pretty much anywhere that a Gen. I or […]

How Tos

Engine Building 101: How to Install Torque Angle Bolts (Video)

Torque angle bolts require a unique tightening process. The torque angle method is a more precise way of torquing a standard fastener to a predetermined tension. When using this method, […]

Videos & Galleries

Engine Building 101: Cam Bearings Install on LS Engine (Video)

Camshaft bearings are sized to fit into the cam housing bore in a specific order. They also must be driven into position perfectly straight, with the oil galley holes lined […]

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 […]