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Twin-Turbo 400 cid LS Next Engine

Achieving five consecutive days of mid-6-second passes and 1,000 miles driven on the street earned Michael Westberg the 2023 Sick Week overall win. His Chevy S10 features a 400 cubic inch twin-turbo LS Next engine. See what’s in this engine build done by ACE Racing Engines!

Michael Westberg’s Twin-Turbo 400 cid LS Engine

Michael Westberg, who hails from Sweden, has been racing here in the U.S. recently and he’s been a force to be reckoned with at drag-and-drive events. His Chevy S10 pickup truck features a twin-turbo 400 cubic inch LS engine built by ACE Racing Engines, and the engine just propelled Michael to a Sick Week victory

Turbocharged 388 cid LS-Swapped 1973 Toyota Celica

Proof that cars from the ’70s were awesome is Steve Groenink’s 1973 Toyota Celica. Saved from a farmer’s field, this Celica features a turbocharged 388 cid LS engine capable of 6-second passes. Check it out!

Howell EFI Wiring Harnesses for Land Rover LS Swaps

The Howell EFI LS-1 and Gen III/Vortec truck wiring harness is designed for manual or non-electronic transmission and includes mechanical throttle linkage. Options are available for emission connections or fan wiring.

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. 

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.

Turbocharged 4.8L LS Engine

This orange ’71 Camaro with a license plate that reads “More PSI” is owned by Jamie Doller of Lowdoller Motorsports. The streetcar has a turbocharged 4.8L LS engine in it that was rescued from a junkyard and turned into an excellent drag-and-drive powerplant. Find out how much horsepower it makes!

Building a 6.0L LS Engine

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.

6.0L LS engine
2022 LS Fest Texas: Winners and Results

This year’s LS Fest took place in Texas, which play host to the event that features all the popular automotive mayhem that LS Fests are known for including drifting, drag racing, burnout contests, show-n-shine, autocross, a dyno challenge & more! Over the course of the June 17 weekend, many names were crowned for various categories

Stefan Rossi’s Twin-Turbo 427 LS Next Engine

After thrashing for a month straight on his 1966 Chevy Nova SS and its twin-turbo 427 LS Next engine, Stefan Rossi of ACE Racing Engines wasn’t quite able to make it to Drag Week 2021 as he intended. However, when Sick Week 2022 was announced, Stefan and his team were all over it. We caught