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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 […]

Videos & Galleries

Testing Different Cams for Boost on a Supercharged 4.8L LR4 Engine (Video)

In today’s video, veteran engine builder Richard Holdener is testing three different camshafts on a supercharged 4.8L LMR engine to see how each of them impact boost and power. The […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Measuring the Impact of an Intercooler Upgrade on a Supercharged 427 LSX

In today’s video, veteran engine builder Richard Holdener is going to demonstrate the power gains that can be achieved from upgrading the intercooler. The core has two jobs — to […]

Tech Articles

Dyno Test: Adding 120 HP with Cam Swap in Turbo LS 5.3L

LS engines respond well to cam swaps. It’s probably the #1 upgrade for any LS, because the gains can be dramatic. The reason is that the LS engine family, from […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

Lokar’s New LS Classic Series Will Bring Vintage Look to LS Builds

LAS VEGAS, NV — Among the new products creating a lot of buzz with SEMA Show attendees is the new LS Classic Series from Lokar Performance, which is a full […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Mating an Older GM Automatic Transmission to an LS Engine

Q: Can I use an older GM automatic transmission with an LS engine? … A: Yes. There are three exceptions in the LS engine family for what we’ll discuss here […]

Product Profiles

Video: In-Depth Look at Summit Racing Pro LS Rotating Assemblies Combos

In today’s video, Summit Racing tech adviser Carl Pritts gives us an up-close look at Summit’s newest addition to the Summit Racing Pro LS line. The company launched its rotating […]