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Chevrolet Announces 7.0L LS7 Crate Engine

Chevrolet has announced it will be making an enhanced version of its 7.0L LS7 engine available in crate form. GM says the new LS427/570 engine offers more horsepower than the standard unit, coupled with increased ease of installation, thanks to a wet-sump lubrication system. A new, high-lift camshaft developed specifically for this engine helps produce

Holley LS Fest West Announces Cancellation

Holley’s LS Fest West event, most recently scheduled for June 12-14th, 2020 in Las Vegas, has been canceled. The state of Nevada is taking a phased approach to reopening, and at this time, there is still no indication as to when large crowds will be permitted to gather. Pre-registered participants and spectators that pre-purchased tickets

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!

Elgin Industries Expands Offerings for Gen V LS Engines

Elgin Industries has added more than 20 original equipment-quality parts to its offering for General Motors LS Gen V engines. The following new Elgin parts are available immediately through replacement parts distributors across North America: Head bolt (without female Torx head) Standard lifter Lifter – Advanced Fuel Management (AFM) Lifter guides – front and rear

Video: Engine of the Week – 370 cid Twin-Turbo LS

Find out the details of this twin-turbo 370 cid LS engine built by Stefan Rossi of ACE Performance Engines in Torrance, CA.

The Bullet WS6 – a Twin Turbo 427 cid LSX Engine

When Hunter Smith opened American Speed Shops a little over two years ago, he knew he had to get the shop’s name some recognition. He quickly partnered with some top names in the industry and began building engines with quality components. That’s how this build of a twin turbo 427 cid LSX came about for a well-known Trans Am WS6 car named The Bullet. Find out what went into making this engine extra special.

Twin Turbo 370 cid LS Engine

Stef Rossi grew up in the UK around Volkswagen engines. He quickly got into the engine building industry with air-cooled engine work, but a passion for V8 American-made muscle drew him to LS engines. He opened a shop in California last year and has been cranking out LS builds like this twin turbo 370 cid LS that recently went out the door to a happy customer.

King Bearings GM Vortec & LS Series Bearing Design Changes

King Bearings has announced changes in design of the upper and lower thrust bearing shells for GM Vortec and LS series engines.

427 cid LSX Pro Touring Engine

When the right components are selected, an engine can go together pretty smoothly. That was the case for this Baier’s Engine Service build of a 427 cid LSX for a Pro Touring application. Find out what makes it special!

Engine Masters Challenge 439 cid LS7 Engine

Looking to expand his engine building resume and compete with the big boys, Justin McLendon set out to show what a few guys from SAM Tech could do at an Engine Masters Challenge dyno competition. Find out what went into this 439 cid LS7 engine that placed runner up in the 2019 Engine Masters Challenge Extreme LS class.

376 cid LS3 Engine

According to Brandon Tyson, there’s good power in small cubic inch. Everybody always thinks bigger is better, but in reality, one thing he proved is there’s also big horsepower in a well thought out, designed and built engine. Using Brandon’s roots as an all-motor guy coupled with a basic engine design, he had this dream of seeing what kind of power you can make with a stock cubic inch LS. Find out what went into this 376 cid LS3 build and how much power it ultimately made!

Choosing an Automatic Transmission for Your LS Swap

Here’s a list of the main players and a quick rundown of GM’s transmission timeline, all suitable for an LS engine.