The gang out at Late Model Engines in Houston, Texas do s a fine job of building all sorts of horsepower. Specializing in GM LSX engines, their shop boasts a fully-equipped machining room complete with multiple three-axis CNC machining centers, Sunnen honing systems, a Hines electronic balancer, and a pair of SuperFlow machines – a flow bench and EFI engine dynamometer.
Their custom engines are powering some of the fastest LS racers in the world, and they often show off some of the builds they are putting together for their customers on their Facebook page.
The 408 cubic inch beast to the left will end up getting a nice 300-horse shot of the giggle gas. It was built using a brand new 6.0 iron block and forged Callies internals. The Wiseco Performance Products piston have been vertically gas ported to give maximum ring seal possible. All new covers have been installed with the front cover CNC machined in-house to clear the double roller timing set.
The engine above is a 388 cube LSX with 9.5:1 compression, wearing an F-1C ProCharger. At the heart of this beast is a Callies Performance Products stock stroke Dragon Slayer crank and 6.125″ Ultra H-beam rods. Pistons are a custom set of 4.125″ Wiseco Performance Products with heavy wall pins to hold up to the boost, and the top end consists of a custom hydraulic roller camshaft to go along with the pair of LS3 6-bolt heads with Yella Terra rockers.
The LME team is well-versed in providing all sorts of LS-style engines, so if you’re looking for your next race-winning bullet, give them a call or check out their website.