What’s more legendary than the LS engine? With over 20 years in production, the LS has become the chosen V8 for many an engine builder. This article dives into what you’ll need consider when building a high-performance 6.0L LS engine.
Because modern vehicles have so many electronics to control the engine with crank and camshaft timing sensors, engine builders need to make sure the alignment of the timing chain is “dead-on.”
Because of the variability of crankshafts that can be purchased and the way it influences the engine being built around it, the crankshaft market is always changing and evolving.
In the context of high-horsepower engine building, the pressure on a cylinder head can be so great that it can, in effect, marginally push it away from the engine block. This makes engine sealing one of the more prevalent challenges, and it gives whole new meaning to the phrase “keep your head down.”
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When the timing cover or block has no dowel pins, or the dowel holes do not fit snug on the pins. Take an old damper and hone the center so that it is now a slip fit onto the crank snout. Use it to hold the cover in place while tightening the bolts.
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