Choosing the correct performance racing oil is essential to ensure optimal performance and longevity of your engine.
Facts About Engine Bearings
The experts all agree that cleanliness is the most important factor during installation, and the lack thereof is the most common problem that leads to bearing failure. But measuring is just as critical.
Does Connecting Rod Length Matter?
Over the years, we’ve gotten asked numerous times about connecting rod length and the impact that has on an engine’s horsepower and durability. As it turns out, this question is often overthought. It’s not so much the connecting rod length that matters as much as it is the correct piston pin height. The connecting rod
Shop Solutions March 2023
If I’m not using torque plates, I tape up both sides and trim out the bores. I use painter’s tape, which comes off easily and doesn’t leave any glue residue. I get much less oil in the spray washer this way.
EFI Sensors and Uses
EFI systems can employ numerous sensors to perform many tasks, including data acquisition, but this article will concentrate on only the required sensors.
Honing the LS
Modern honing techniques are as much a performance concern as they are part of engine design, and that’s thanks to the much tighter tolerances and specifications engines need these days.
LTR Engine Build
This Late Model Engines build is centered around Concept Performance’s new LTR block, which is the first aftermarket as-cast aluminum Gen V LT block.
LS Intake Manifolds
LS swaps are popular for many reasons, but there are a lot of variations and details to sort through – more of them than you may expect – and many of them are associated with the intake manifold.
LS Cylinder Heads
The LS engine is known for its cylinder heads, and there are tons of options available to upgrade the factory components.
Choosing the Correct Block for Your LS Engine Build
Whether you’re scouring junkyards, ordering cores, investigating factory options, looking at aftermarket cast iron or aluminum blocks, or spending big bucks on billet LS blocks, you’ve probably noticed it’s been harder to find exactly what you want for the foundation of your LS build than it historically has.
Open Loop/Closed Loop and Learning
Closed-loop control can be programmed to either add or subtract up to a certain percentage of fuel in order for the engine to reach the target air/fuel ratio.