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Building a C5 for Autocross and Open Track, Part 1: Engine Upgrades

We’ve got a C5 Corvette that’s slated to be an open track/autocross machine after receiving upgrades in the Power Automedia shop. Check out the first round of modifications inside!

SEMA 2013: Livernois Releases Complete C7 LT1 Top End Package

Livernois Motorsports, who are amongst the front runners in late model muscle technology, is offering a complete top end package for Chevy’s latest small-block.

MSD’s Atomic LS EFI Makes LS Performance Simple To Achieve

MSD Performance’s Atomic LS Electronic Fuel Injection system makes quick work of installing a programmable engine management system on any LS-powered machine. Check out the details of its operation inside!

Camshaft 101: The History And Substance Of Camshafts

Camshaft technology has been around for centuries. This month we dive deeper into the history and substance of the camshaft and its uses in the internal combustion engine. Check it out here!

Late Model Engines Shows Off Some Of Their LSX Bullets

Late Model Engines specializes in the General Motors LS engine platform and and counts many successful racers among their customers. Check out a few of their builds inside!

Crane Cams Founder Harvey J. Crane Jr. Passes Away

Harvey J. Crane Jr., founder of Crane Cams and aftermarket automotive expert for over 60 years in the industry, quietly passes away on Friday, May 31. He will be remembered for all of his amazing contributions through the decades.

Granatelli Slot-In MAF Sensors for Late-Model GM

Don’t get the wind knocked out of your late-model GM! With Granatelli’s latest MAF sensor, you can improve throttle response, mileage and performance from 2,000 RPM to the redline.

The Ins And Outs Of An MSD Ignition System

Many have fallen victim to fighting ignition issues because they don’t properly understand ignition systems and how they work. Instead of constantly fighting this battle or paying someone to work on your ignition, many misfires can be solved by looking back at the basics of an ignition system.

Watch and Hear Katech LS3 Engine Simulate Daytona Laps on Dyno

Katech is releasing a new 550-horsepower crate engine designed for road-racing teams. This engine recently underwent 20 hours of simulation laps around the Daytona Speedway road course, swallowing 12 drums of fuel in the process.

Is the Gen V Engine’s Combustion System Really New?

General Motors is boasting that the new Gen IV LT1 engine has an “all-new combustion system,” but just how really new or innovative is it? EngineLabs takes a deep dive into the cylinders to talk with the engineers responsible for the claim.

PRI 2012: Royal Purple’s New Product Aims At Cleaner Fuel Systems

Royal Purple’s new Max-Clean fuel system cleaner and stabilizer is three products in one. We got the low down on the company’s latest car care product at the PRI tradeshow. Read more about it here.

SEMA 2012: Royal Purple Adds Fuel Treatment To Arsenal

If you’re like most, getting your hands on the latest and greatest products this industry has to offer is what this hobby is all about. Royal Purple has just launched an all-new fuel treatment system for your daily driver or project vehicle. We caught up with Royal to get the inside scoop. Read to find out more!

Video: COMP Cams Explains Common Valvetrain Terminology

We all love the sound of a beefy, high-lift camshaft. However, do you understand the terminology behind the sound? COMP cams is here to help with this great video explaining in detail some of the basic terminology that goes along with their off-the-shelf and custom grind camshafts!

Flow Testing and Cleaning BlownZ’s Injectors with RC Engineering

With plans to make almost 1,300 RWHP, we wanted to be sure we had all of our bases covered with the fuel system in Project BlownZ. So, we took BlownZ’s fuel injectors to RC Engineering, in Torrance, California for a good cleaning and flow test, and found out exactly what goes on during the process.

Flow Testing and Cleaning BlownZ’s Injectors with RC Engineering

With plans to make almost 1,300 RWHP, we wanted to be sure we had all of our bases covered with the fuel system in Project BlownZ. So, we took BlownZ’s fuel injectors to RC Engineering, in Torrance, California for a good cleaning and flow test, and found out exactly what goes on during the process.

Go FAST: The Basics To Fuel Injection 101

The carburetor is a way of life for some people. Could it be easier or cheaper? Maybe it’s all they know as far as getting fuel into their engine. Have they considered fuel injection and all the benefits that come from it? We decided to share with you the basics of fuel injection and just how easy it can be!