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Clifton Klaverweiden Editor

Clifton has been a car fanatic since his late teens, when he started the restoration of his '67 Camaro. He considers himself a student of automotive science and technology, and particularly loves all things LSX. And although he has an appreciation for everything from imports to exotics, his true passion will always be for GM muscle cars.


The right wheels will make or break the looks of a car, and that holds true even for sleek bodied late-models like the C6 Corvette. If you’re looking for a reasonably priced set of rollers, quit trolling the knock-offs on eBay and check out the latest offerings from LG Motorsports – the 18×9 and 19×10.5 GT2.

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For months we’ve been hearing rumors that the Savage Rivale supercars were powered by LSx engines. Our curiosity got the best of us, and we went straight to the source to find out if it was true. We talked with Emile Pop, the founder and CEO of Savage Rivale who was kind enough to give us the inside scoop…

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People like to use the term “survivor” to describe a classic car that has managed to make it through decades of hazards, and some how managed to live to tell about it. But there are also cars like Phil Perry’s numbers matching Roman Red 1962 Corvette that just lived an easy life rather than merely surviving…

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Admittedly, I’ve never ridden in a 10 second car before, and this was even my first time to ride in a supercharged LS powered car. But it’s safe to say that St. John’s beastly black C5 has made a believer out of me….

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Is there really any system on your car more important than the suspension? How a car handles and steers directly reflects on how you feel driving the car, and few cars are as well-known as the Corvette when it comes to handling and driver experience. Here’s a look at how to make your Corvette handle better…

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Today’s muscle cars not only make serious horsepower but can also be built to handle with the best, and are finding themselves right at home on autocross courses. David Schardt, from Forgeline Motorsports, walks us through the basics of picking the right wheels for cone-killing in your old or new muscle car.

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Edelbrock’s E-Force supercharger kit for the C6 made it easy for late-model Corvette owners to add a little boost to their naturally-aspirated Y-bodies. Now, the tuning experts at Lingenfelter have taken that hardware and adapted it for the C5, turning these inexpensive Corvettes into blown street terrors.

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The 4LXX automatic overdrive transmissions are a great way to “get shifty” no matter what you use your car for. In stock form they are great for mildly modified street cars, and they can be modified to take a beating from 1,000 plus horsepower engines. We talked with three top trans builders to get all the inf

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The cam gurus at Crane are particularly big fans of the venerable LS series of engines from GM, and even offer this cool LS Series Mini-Catalog that gives a sampling of their most popular products for LS1’s through LS7’s. Click here to check it out…

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True love is a many splendored thing – especially when two LSX enthusiasts fall in love, like Sarah and James Karger from Fort Worth, Texas. The Kargers just sent us these pics from their wedding featuring what has to be the most awesome Groom’s Cake we’ve ever seen; an incredibly accurate LSX engine!

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Who doesn’t love a free T-shirt, especially if you get one for buying something your car could really use anyway? B&M is offering you a chance you get your very own tricked-out B&M T-shirt for free if you order one of their Cast Aluminum Deep Pans and Trick Shift ATF. Click here to get the details…

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As if anyone really needs any more proof of just how awesome FAST’s LSXr 102 manifolds are, here we have a bit of video evidence of the kind of power gains these manifolds are capable of. Click here to see just how much rear-wheel horsepower and torque this LS2 powered C6 gets from swapping in an LSXr…

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Have you seen one of the videos that have popped up on YouTube over the last several weeks of the helicopter crash that happened during the filming of a Korean Top Gear episode featuring the ZR1? Now our friends at Corvette Blogger have found new footage of the crash posted to YouTube that show the whole scene…

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Notice a layer of oil inside your intake tubing and manifold? It’s from your car’s stock PCV system constantly routing a nice fine mist of oil right into your intake tract every time you drive. This video from Moroso shows just how much oil can get trapped by an Oil/Air Separator even under normal driving…

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The Spirit of Daytona GRAND-AM team has finally brought home the very first win for the new Corvette Daytona Prototype. Spirit of Daytona drivers Antonio Garcia and Richard Westbrook teamed up to keep the Corvette DP in the lead for 84 laps of 103 at the recent Porsche 250.

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COMP Cams Trunion Rocker Arm Upgrade Kit is a great low cost solution for getting rid of the stock loose needle bearings in stock LS rockers, and moving you up to more durable caged Trunion style bearings. In this video, COMP gives us a step-by-step guide to installing their Trunion upgrade kit on stock rockers…

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