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Aydan Bailey’s Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine

We caught up with Aydan Bailey at Sick Week, a drag-and-drive event Aydan’s dad Tom Bailey is the founder and promoter of. Aydan was there to compete with his 1957 Chevy wagon and a twin-turbo 6.0L LS. Hear what’s under the hood in this Engine of the Week.

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.

LS Engines, They’re So Hot Right Now

The LS engine remains one of the most used platforms for racing and performance applications, whether it’s street/strip, drag racing, off-road racing or even marine.

Vintage Air Low Profile LS Front Runner System

This newly redesigned billet aluminum low-profile front runner accessory belt system for the GM LS family of engines provides additional clearance for aftermarket intake manifolds with larger throttle bodies.

Dart SHP LS Next PRO Block

Dart Machinery continues the evolution of the LS Next platform by releasing the all-new SHP LS Next PRO block. Designed for high performance applications, the SHP LS NEXT PRO block is the ideal starting point for drag race, circle track, off-road, and high performance marine.

Why That 5.3L LS Can Be A Parts Nightmare

The combinations of pistons, gaskets, camshafts, lifters, cam bearings, head bolts, timing sets and oil pumps are endless. And though the options don’t seem quite as large, quoting a 6.0L GM without a year and VIN is just about as difficult.

Moroso GM LS Front Sump Oil Pan

This steel, 6.5 quart oil capacity oil pan fits LS Engine Conversions that require a Front Sump Oil Pan with a spin-on filter provision.

Proform LSX Emblem Valve Covers

LS enthusiasts now have the chance to take their generic stock LS angina to a whole new level with Proform’s new LSX Slant-Edge Valve Covers with the signature Black Crinkle finish and raised LSX emblem.

Melling OEM Replacement Water Pumps

Melling OEM replacement water pumps are now in stock and ready. Melling offers three different water pump options based on your specific LS application.

MAHLE Motorsport 5.3L LS PowerPak Plus Piston Assembly

MAHLE Motorsport’s new 5.3L LS PowerPak Plus piston assembly is designed with serious racers in mind with attention to detail and precision machining where it matters most.

Mr. Gasket LS Cam Change Gasket Kits

Holley/MSD has announced the release of Mr. Gasket LS Cam Change Kits, which provide all the gaskets, seals, and lifter guides required to install a cam in an LS Series engine in one convenient kit and save you the hassle and unnecessary expense of buying them all separately.

MSD 103mm LS Throttle Body

MSD’s New 103mm LS Throttle Body answers the need for a high-flow, cable operated, bolt-on solution. The CNC machined stainless steel big bore throttle body features a unique parabolic contoured inlet that outflows the competition.