A new comparison chart pits the 2018 Camaro Zl1 1LE against Santa’s Sleigh, showing just how capable Santa’s Sleigh really is.
This system features a cast water crossover; similar to the one of the C7 Corvette. This design will simplify the intercooler hose routing. The water crossover is secured to the manifold, allowing the cooled 50/50 coolant mixture from the LTR to cool down the twin intercoolers housed inside the manifold.
Custom GM Sportsman Tool Steel Camshafts from COMP Cams feature core technology widely used in NASCAR, NHRA and other professional race engines for its high strength and profile flexibility. Special ST4 grade tool steel is available only from COMP Cams and 30 percent stronger than SAE 5150 or SAE 8620 options.
When GM introduced its first V8-based diesel power plant in the ’80s, the results were less than stellar since they essentially took an existing small-block gasoline design and modified it to run on diesel. It wasn’t until the early ’90s when GM bought into Japanese commercial vehicle giant Isuzu, that they got the technology to develop a truly modern V8 diesel.
Melling Technical Director George Richmond sits down with Matt Melling to talk about all of the parts that Melling has available for your GM LS Engine Build.
If you are building a GM LS engine, here are the parts that Melling has available.
T&D has engineered and produced a rocker set to give an extra advantage to this 32-valve powerhouse, helping to maximize the well-known performance potential, especially with aftermarket turbocharging. Just some of the benefits of the T&D system include steel rocker bodies, heat-treated shafts and billet stands for extreme-duty usage.
Now in its 22nd year, the Wards 10 Best Engines competition recognizes outstanding engines and electrified propulsion systems, as well as the technology and engineering behind them. Winners were announced Thursday, December 10.
General Motors will invest $127.4 million in powertrain and structural components to support production of new aluminum engine blocks and components at its Bedford Casting Operations, creating approximately 127 future jobs.
This new engine family had the same bore spacing as the original small block, but that’s the only thing that stayed the same. The Gen III engine was smaller and lighter, it made more horsepower and torque per cubic inch, created fewer emissions and got better fuel mileage than the Chevy 350 it replaced. It was designed to be built in multiple displacements from day one so it could be used in a wide variety of cars and trucks later on.
General Motors (GM) Customer Care and Aftersales recently presented Elgin Industries with a Platinum Award for outstanding on-time shipping performance. A leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, Elgin received the honor for the second consecutive year.
General Motors Co. has announced a series of leadership changes to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization.