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1970s LT1 Chevy Street Engine

The market is flooded with LS and LT engines these days, but you don’t see many LT1 engines from the 1970s anymore. That is, unless you’re Jason Ore of 955 Automotive, who recently rebuilt this ’70s LT1 for a 1965 Corvette Street application. See what went into it!

Twin Turbo 427 cid LT Engine

Modern Airflow Dynamics is 100% veteran owned and attracts great customers like the owner of a 2016 C7 Z06 Corvette who wanted the shop to build this twin turbo 427 cid LT engine with the aim of setting records. Find out what went into the build!

Supercharged LS9 Engine

Looking to upgrade an old C3 Corvette from its 350 Chevy engine, Dave’s Auto Center got to work building a supercharged LS9 engine capable of nearly 1,000 horsepower! Let’s see a Chevy 350 compete with that!

Chevy’s 6.2L V8 LT2 Corvette Engine

The 2020 Corvette Stingray will feature Chevrolet’s next-generation 6.2L small block V8 LT2 engine. The naturally aspirated unit will produce nearly 500 hp.

Video: Engine of the Week – 1963 327 Corvette Engine

The Norris family, owners of Precision Engine Machine Co. in Hyattsville, MD, are no strangers to numerous engine builds. However, Michael Norris faced a fun, new challenge when a customer came to him looking for a numbers-matching 327 Corvette engine for a 1963 Split-Window Coupe.

1963 327 cid Corvette Engine

Over the years, the Norris family and Precision Engine Machine Co. have done some diversified engine work. However, when a repeat customer came to the shop with a 327 cid Corvette engine, it was anything but the standard rebuild. The customer requested a numbers-matching restoration. Find out how Michael Norris got this 1963 engine looking and sounding brand new.

American Powertrain Announces New Pro-Fit 6-Speed System for 1968-’82 C3 Corvettes

American Powertrain is now introducing the next generation Pro-Fit 6-speed system for 1968-’82 C3 Corvettes. The system looks like the original 4-speed transmission with the correct shifter position in the factory console. Designed as a complete kit, it features an American Powertrain customized TREMEC MAGNUM 6-speed transmission.

2016 Corvette Dream Giveaway

The 2016 Corvette Dream Giveaway is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take home a big-block 1965 Corvette Sting Ray AND a 2016 Lingenfelter Signature Edition Corvette Z06 (Serial #001).

Edelbrock E-Force Stage 1, 2 and 3 Systems for 2015 Corvette Stingrays

Edelbrock has expanded its E-Force Stage 1 Supercharger systems for the Corvette Stingray to now include 2015 models. Edelbrock is also now offering complete Stage 2 and Stage 3 systems for enthusiast’s looking for even more performance.

Five of the Best Sounding Engine Notes

Happy Friday! These five engines make sweet, sweet music.

Holley EFI to Power Ridetech’s 48-Hour Corvette

A typical eBay purchased 1972 Corvette will roll into the 48-Hour build center to be transformed into a fully equipped track monster. The build will feature Holley EFI, Hooker Headers, and Earl’s Performance Plumbing. In addition to live wrenching, manufacturer-specific question & answer sessions and interviews will be held throughout.

Corvette “Build Your Own Engine” Program Returns

Back in 2010 General Motors decided to let Corvette owners build their own engine and sell that opportunity as a factory option. Those who bought a Z06 or ZR1 Corvette and paid $5,800 and signed up for the program traveled to GM’s Wixom, Mich. “Performance Build Center” and rolled up their sleeves.