Chevrolet took one heck of a chance by replacing its much loved small-block with the modern LS1. The LS1 had big shoes to fill—after all, the original mouse motor was the darling of the racing and aftermarket industries. History has shown that not only is the
F-body cars, like the ’93-’02 Camaro and Firebird, were equipped with a solid-rear-axle (SRA) from the factory. As enthusiasts, we’ve always been told that newer cars equipped with an independent-rear-suspenion (IRS) setup are more road worthy and more capable of carving corners on the track.
However, who’s to say a
Written by Richard Holdener on July 31, 2015
Don’t Even Think About Swapping Your LS Intake Until You Read This
Is an intake manifold an important part of a performance LS build? The answer is, obviously, yes. One need only look
If you’re an automotive enthusiast and your project takes advantage of electronic fuel injection (EFI), you’re more than likely familiar with the Florida-based fuel injector manufacturer Fuel Injector Clinic — you may even remember our high flow injector tuning article with the Fuel Injector Clinic team earlier this
To begin the process of converting the 1998 Fbody harness to the 1999-2002 Fbody harness start with C1 RED connector. Take notice, the 1998 PCM C1 is RED and the C2 connector is BLUE. The opposite is true for the 1999–2002 PCM. C1 is BLUE and C2 is RED. If
The logic module uses the manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor to determine the absolute pressure (not the relative to atmospheric pressure) of the air inside the intake manifold and the atmosphere (barometric pressure).
This information is used to determine the density of the air entering the combustion chamber
There is no getting around the fact that swapping out the rear suspension is an involved process. But, it’s actually not as overwhelming as it might seem – assuming you’re comfortable doing some welding.
When Chevrolet first introduced the COPO Camaro in 2011, the fifth-generation Camaro was the canvas
Turbochargers are making a comeback, big time! Auto makers are under pressure from the government to boost their Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) numbers to over 40 mpg by 2021. One of the ways they are going to accomplish this is to downsize engines and add turbochargers to boost performance
Further fueling your fuelie knowledge
Imagine for a minute that the amazing, over-caffeinated meatbag you call your body actually isn’t so amazing. That every energy-expending action you make—from the tiniest facial expression to a full-on sprint—requires instantaneous and precise fuel intake. Aside from holding really
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Here are the latest products to help you swap an LS motor into your vintage Chevy.
Back in 2009 when LS swaps were gaining ground, we had Mike Copeland write an in-depth story on the things you need to consider when swapping in an LS
Our garage-built 383 gets its final parts installations, making this stroked LS1 ready to run!
Step By Step
Jesel offers a specific version of its J2K Shaft Rocker System for just about any
Building Upon The Completed Short-Block Of Our Home-Grown, Stroked LS1
Step By Step
While builders of overhead-cam engines simply bolt their bumpsticks atop cylinder heads, GM’s decision to stick with a single-cam valvetrain on the Gen III V-8 means