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ProCharged 400 cid LSX Engine

With a chassis built by Miller Race Cars for a drag racing application, an SDPC Raceshop customer recently got this ProCharged 400 cid LSX engine built, which runs on race gas and methanol. Find out what helps this engine make 1,600 horsepower!

450 cid Single Turbo LS Engine

After crashing his Chevy S-10 named Toxic during a No Prep race, Sergio ‘Flaco’ Gonzalez rebuilt the truck and its LS engine set up for radial drag racing and has been competing there ever since. You won’t believe what Toxic’s new 450 cid single-turbo LS engine is capable of.

Moroso LS Next Gen 3 Race-Baffled Oil Pan

This oil pan is designed to fit 1967-’92 F-Body, 2010-’15 Camaro, 1968-’78 Nova, 1965-’72 Chevelle, 1953-’96 Corvette, 1978-’88 G-Body and GM S10/S15 two-wheel-drive Blazer/truck.

Oil Clearances and Options for LS Engines

Oil clearances will not always be the same for each application. It is up to engine builders to decide what your customer’s oiling needs will be.

LS Blocks, Main Caps & Bearings

Every build will have variances, which equate to a slightly different answer to the question of “what is the proper way to build a motor or set up the mains.” Each builder with experience should find their own formula for success.

Adding Power With LS Components

Lucky for engine builders and those looking to get engines built, the aftermarket is loaded with options for LS engines due to the platform’s popularity.

LS Engine Swap Tips

The LS was almost purposely designed for engine swapping. Today, a fledgling industry is built around LS swapping and aftermarket parts vendors ready to support them.

Making the Most of LS Cylinder Heads

There’s a million ways to alter cylinder heads for better power, so we spoke with a few cylinder head manufacturers about their LS offerings in the market, why LS heads are so hungry for horsepower and ways you can maximize their efficiency and power potential.

502 cid LS Engine

With a love for building naturally aspirated engines, Ramiro Ramirez of Fatboys Racing Engines built this 502 cid LS engine for a Chevy Silverado single cab truck. Find out what went into the build and how much horsepower the engine can crank out! Engine of the Week is brought to you by: Scat Crankshafts, PennGrade1

America’s Best Engine Shops 2020

As Late Model Engines closes in on 20 years in business, the shop continues to showcase quality machining, components and engines for the ultimate in performance, and for that, Engine Builder congratulates Late Model Engines on being the 2020 America’s Best Engine Shop in the Race category.

Elgin OE-Grade Fasteners for LS Engines

It is important to replace head bolts, main bearing cap bolts and other hardware after one use to prevent loss of clamp load and potential engine damage.

MAHLE Motorsport LSX Combo PowerPak Piston Kit

Mahle piston’s valve pocket design universally fits LS1/2/5, LS7, LS3/92 style heads.