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
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
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
The first generation small block was revised to create the second generation LT1/LT4 that was used for some applications from ’92 to ’97, but the results didn’t satisfy the people at GM Powertrain, so they started all over in ’91 and designed a brand new small block.
It’s officially called
The General Motors engine family commonly called the LS series debuted in the then-new1997 model year C5 Corvette as the all aluminum LS1 V8. General Motors called it the Gen III small-block V8 and a year later (the 1998 model year), the LS1 replaced the LT1 small-block in
It’s 4.8 vs 5.3 in a battle of smaller small-blocks
Let’s face it: The little guys never get the love. Case in point, the 4.8L LR-4 or LY2. Everyone wants a 7.0L, 6.2L or at least 6.0L LS engine powering their trucks and muscle
GM Engineers Tell Super Chevy How To Build The Best Budget LS Combos With Factory Parts
Mark Damico and Dean Guard, chief engineer for GM’s powertrain small-block engine programs.
After a recent discussion with the Editor about the best combination of performance in and