Post Tagged with: "LS"

Driveline / Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Advice on Swapping a 4.8L LR4 LS Engine & 4L60E Trans into a 1969 Firebird

I have a 1969 Firebird that I’m swapping in a 2002 LR4 4.8L LS engine from a GMC Sierra pickup. I have the mechanical swap parts for mounting the engine […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Should I Hone the Cylinder Walls on a 5.3L LS with 200K Miles Before My Rebuild?

I have a used 5.3L LS truck engine that I’d like to swap into an earlier Chevy pickup. The engine was running when it was pulled out of a wrecked […]

Engine & Exhaust / Videos & Galleries

Project 1,000: Follow Along as Summit Racing Builds a 1,000 Horsepower, Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine

OK, so 20 years ago, if you told someone you could hit 1,000 horsepower without a top-tier racing R&D team in your back pocket, you’d probably get laughed at. Nowadays […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Articles

7.0L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

For well over two decades, the LS was General Motors’ primary V8 engine family. That means GM LS motors wound up in everything from pickup trucks to late model muscle […]

Engine Guides

5.3L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

If you’re thinking about an LS engine swap, LS engine build, or LS engine upgrade, the first place you’ll likely start looking is at the LS motor’s displacement. And that’s […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Articles

4.8L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

For well over two decades, GM put LS engines in everything from sports cars to cargo vans. That means the factory produced the LS in a range of displacements, starting […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Articles

6.2L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

Over the course of its 20-plus years of production, the trusty GM LS engine came from the factory in a wide range of displacements, from a humble 4.8L to a […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

6.0L LS Engine Guide: Block Specs, Swap Resources & Build Info

Over the course of its 20+ year production run, the venerable GM LS engine came from the factory in many different configurations. And that’s particularly evident when you see its […]

Featured Vehicles

Z Meets LS: Eric Ritz’s 1973 Datsun 240Z

Eric Ritz got his love of vintage Datsuns—and all things car—the honest way. “My parents had me at the racetrack when I was six months old,” he told us. “I […]

Induction / Tech / Tech Articles

Single or Twin Turbos—Which One is Better for Boosting Your LS Engine?

Is it better to run one big turbo or two smaller turbos? This is a very common question among enthusiasts, and while it usually comes down to packaging, a single […]