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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? […]

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TPI the L99! The 4.3L “Baby LT1” V8 Gets Torque

What the heck is an L99? We know GM uses these alphanumeric designations to label its many engine configurations, some of which were more notable than others. For instance, most […]

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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 […]

Head Games! A Double Test of Trick Flow’s CNC 185 Cylinder Heads for Small Block Ford
Tech Articles

Head Games! A Double Test of Trick Flow’s CNC 185 Cylinder Heads for Small Block Ford

Here is a simple question: Do cylinder heads help determine the effectiveness of your Ford combo, or, does the combo help determine the effectiveness of the heads? The reality is […]

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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

The Easy Way to Make 820+ HP in a 4.8L Junkyard Pull

Never before have so many enjoyed so much for so little. Take a look around. We are smack dab in the middle of the second major Muscle Car era, and […]

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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 […]

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Video: Measuring Power & Torque Gains From a Cam Swap in a 5.0L Ford

In today’s video, engine builder Richard Holdener is going to show you the dyno results of a previously modified 5.0L Ford engine before and after a cam swap (and unplanned […]