It’s not everyday that you get the chance to experience a tour of OE level proving grounds and R&D, so when we had the opportunity to tour the Eaton facility we jumped on it! Check out how Eaton puts their superchar
You’d be hard-pressed to find a company with more options for adding nitrous to an LS engine than Nitrous Express, or simply NX as it’s known to their fans. Founded in 1996, and still owned and operated by Mike Wood, the company takes great pride in the quality, engineering, safety, and power of their systems.
Curious to know whether or not your current LS-based engine needs a vacuum pump? We put one to the test; installing a GZ Motorsports Sportsman vacuum pump on a big-inch 454ci. LSx. What did the dyno numbers reveal? Read on to find out, right here!
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.
The innovative team at Accessible Technologies Inc., the name behind the ProCharger supercharger brand, opened their doors to the powerTV team, allowing us a virtually all-access look inside the design, manufacturing, and assembly process that goes into their self-contained supercharger systems.
ProCharger has provided powerTV with an exclusive look at this brand new, compact RaceDrive unit that will allow racers to install a ProCharger F3-spec supercharger on their engines with an all-new ProCharger engineered package. Also announced are a pair of new F3 superchargers for the hardcore racers.
Even a company that has produced a proven product can make it better with technology, and that is exactly what Paxton did with the introduction of the new NOVI-2500 supercharger. But even to push the envelope a bit further, they have developed an all-new carburetor bonnet called the PowerHat.
Question: Can the LS3 engine, one of GM’s newest offerings in it’s LS family of performance engines and certainly one of its strongest, stand up to the challenge that boost presents? To find out, we spoke with some of the leading engine builders in the country to find out just how tough the LS3 is.
When it comes to an engine that runs nitrous, the last thing you want is wheel spin; not only does it make you lose a race, it is also potentially harmful for the engine. Not all tracks or cars are created equal and you need a tool that allows you to harness the power potential of your nitrous system.
When it comes to adding loads of power to just about any engine out there, few upgrades go farther than a supercharger package. Edelbrock understands this, and has released a new E-Force Supercharger Package for the 2008 – 2010 LS3 powered Corvettes.
Nitrous oxide has become the power adder of choice for everyone from grudge night racers to six-second outlaws. Nothing gives quite the same bang for the buck as a nitrous kit, but to get the most out of it you need a way to control the bottle’s temperature and pressure, and to do it safely.