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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!

1973 Toyota Celica with a Turbocharged 388 cid LS Engine

As day one of Sick Week 2023 came to a close at Orlando Speed World, we passed by the pit area of Steve Groenink. We did a double take of his 1973 Toyota Celica, which features a turbocharged 388 cubic inch LS engine. The 6-second capable build is our Engine of the Week!

Elgin’s LSX 376 Camshaft

Elgin has introduced two LS camshafts with its 480 Hot Cam and 515/525 ASA camshafts.

Dyers Top Rods NH Series H-Beam LS Rods

This series rod has increased cheek surface with a larger radius to keep the big end stable in high-horsepower applications.

2,500-HP Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS Engine

Having done a lot of the paint and bodywork himself, Will Tetro’s 1968 Nova stood out at the 2022 PRI show. His shop, Harbor Auto Restoration, helped build the car to handle 2,500 horsepower, and making that power is a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine built by Ochs Performance.

Will Tetro’s Twin-Turbo 427 LS Engine

At the 2022 PRI Show, Frankenstein Engine Dynamics had several attractions in their booth beyond their own components. One of those attractions was Will Tetro’s 1968 Nova with a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine in it. Fortunately, Will was standing nearby and gave us some time to tell us about the details.

Intellectual Horsepower: All About Harmonic Dampers

Harmonic dampers are a component that seems simple on the outside, but there’s a lot more to dampers than you might think. Hear from the experts at Fluidampr.

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. 

Progear LS Engine Timing Sets

Progear sets have many great features at competitive pricing, while maintaining their known high quality.

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.