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Building Stroker LS Engines

What is so great about these LS engines? First, the LS engine has multiple design features that help it achieve near-big-block levels of horsepower. With a 15-degree valve angle, intake ports that flow 300 cfm and a 55mm camshaft diameter, one can see what the engineers at GM were after when designing these engines – efficiency and performance.

COMP Cams XD-A Adjustable Pushrods

COMP Cams has introduced a game-changing method for accurately setting lash or pre-load while using non-adjustable-style rockers. The patent-pending XD-A Adjustable Pushrods incorporate a top section that slides two inches inside a wider bottom section, with one or two shims captured in-between.

COMP Cams FSL Series Camshafts for LS Engines

The COMP Cams FSL Series Camshafts for GM LS Engines claimed the 2017 SEMA Best New Street Performance Product Award and are the first in a new series of 50-state legal camshafts.

Edelbrock Water Pump LS Engines

Edelbrock has expanded its high-performance LS water pump line to now include new applications for GM LS2, LS3, LS7, L76 and LSA engines. Edelbrock water pumps provide maximum cooling, whether it’s on the street or at the race track.

Superchargers Online LSA Performance Inlet

Built using brand new EATON factory parts, this performance inlet is a direct bolt-on upgrade for the Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 and Cadillac CTS-V, and is available with two different size ZPE/SCOL GripTec performance pulleys.

Edelbrock Victor Series Water Pumps for Certain LS Engines

Edelbrock Victor Series water pumps are designed for GM LS applications and are reverse rotation and available for right or left return line configuration.

Remedy for Stubborn Harmonic Damper Removal

Those familiar with LS engines will often tell you the most frustrating part in the dismantling process is the removal of the harmonic damper. Here is a better way to go about it.

MAHLE Original GM LS Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set

The MAHLE Original exhaust manifold gasket set for GM LS engines feature OE quality multi-layer steel (MLS) construction to ensure a positive seal under extreme temperatures.

Radium Engineering Large Diameter Fuel Rails and Bolt-On Catch Can

Radium Engineering has released a large diameter GM LS Fuel Rail Kit for LS1, LS2, LS3, LS6, LS7, L76 and L99 engines that need additional volume for high fuel flow, and a bolt-on LS Catch Can that protects the engine from excessive blow-by during high performance driving.

Building Trophy-Winning, Comp-Grade Engines

While the victor of multiple racing events usually gets all the attention, what about that unsung hero under the hood? A driver is nothing without a dependable engine that can go the distance. Here you’ll find how an engine builder can empower a talented driver, and some specific tips on tailoring an engine setup to a wide range of applications.

Chevy LS Family of Engines

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.

Pre-Registration for Holley LS Fest Is Now Open

Holley Performance Products has announced the opening of pre-registration for the sixth annual 2015 LS Fest. The event has grown each year, and Holley is looking for that trend to continue in 2015.