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Zip’s VP and Technical Supervisor takes us through how well the LS3 responds to simple upgrades, and makes the case for the LS platform being the best V8 Chevy’s ever made, hands down.

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There’s almost no excuse to updating your current build or potential project car with a new crate engine. With the aftermarket doing all the leg work, it’s only a matter of choosing the right one for your build, dropping it in and firing it up. We’ve got a complete crate engine buyer’ guide, just for you!

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FUELABRA

Controlling fuel delivery in a vehicle is not a new concept, however, Fuelab has recently introduced its most innovative electronic fuel pressure regulator in their 529 series. Devised for street-strip and drag race applications generating up to 1,800hp. Check out our complete review, right here!

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SERPENTINERA

Upgrading from a traditional v-belt system to a serpentine is the way of the future. It’s becoming one of the most popular upgrades. With so much to choose from, it can be a bit daunting. We speak to the experts on tips and tricks to clear the air on popular small-, big-block or LS engines serpentine kits.

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LS-Engines are an old-enough platform to make junkyard scavenging fun. This is a guide for junkyard dogs who are looking to find good LS parts for a bargain.

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For a price, Corvette buyers have the option to actually build the supercharged LS9 engine that goes into their Corvette ZR1. Beau Blackwell got a chance to do that, and had this stop-motion video of the process filmed while he built the motor…

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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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Before you swap that LS engine into your project car, you’ll probably want to freshen it up and add more power with a rebuild. Chad Golen, from Golen High Performance Engines, lays out the basics of an LSx rebuild, and gives us tips on core selection, machine work, and areas to keep an eye on during assembly…

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Part 2 of our 2-part series wraps up Corvette Central Performance’s Stage 3 and 4 kits for the C5 Corvette, taking Project Y2k’s power to the next level with long tube headers and a cam swap, among other improvements. Check out how we’ve built our 2000 Corvette to outrun an LS3 C6!

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LSX aftermarket blocks are more popular than ever. We take a look at the latest offerings from GM Performance Parts, Dart, World and RHS – and tell you what you need to know before you go shopping.

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In Part 1 of our two-part series, we perform Stage 1 and Stage 2 upgrades from Corvette Central Performance on Project Y2k, our 2000 Corvette. Follow along as we free up trapped horsepower with improved intake and exhaust flow…

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Z06Install

As good as the LS7 is bone stock, with its 500 plus HP, there is plenty of untapped power potential just waiting to be unleashed. In this video, we walk you through the step-by-step install of a K&N intake system on our C6 Z06, and do a bit of dyno testing to see how much power the added airflow is worth…

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In the second installment of our race engine build, we’ll see how the rotating assembly goes together at the skillful hands of Virginia Speed’s Shawn Miller.

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Engineering

We walk you through the entire process of ordering a custom-grind camshaft from COMP Cams. Just like painting a car, ordering a custom grind cam is all about the prep work!

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If you’ve ever fussed with a multi-belt design in the past, then hanging the alternator, power-steering pump, and other drive accessories to your GM small-block could prove a bit challenging. We take you step-by-step and show you what’s involved when it comes to installing a Concept ONE Serpentine Kit…

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Edelbrock’s carbureted E-Street Crate Engine is their most popular package. It comes right from the crate and ready to drop in between your vehicle’s frame rails. With a traditional carburetor planted up top, Edelbrock kept it simple, clean, and removed all the headache.

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HOLLEYROD

There’s nothing like the look and feel from a Holley double-pumper carburetor. However, just like other mechanical parts, a carb needs periodic rebuilding to keep it metering efficiently. We show you some tips and give the step by step details on how to rebuild one for your mill.

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RHS has been paying attention to all the innovation going into GM’s LS engines over the past few years. To meet the swelling of technology and performance coming out of the LS motors, RHS recently designed a fresh take on the LS engine block for extreme street and racing applications.

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CARB

On the surface, the bigger is better thought process seems to make sense. A larger 950cfm race carburetor is bigger and therefore should pump more fuel and air to the engine and make more power. That’s not necessarily the case and we’re going to show you why.

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Our ongoing 388 LSX race engine project with Virginia Speed is off to a good start, and we have a new video to introduce the project, let you in on our goals, and give you a preview of all the good stuff to come.

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