One area on an LS engine that is often overlooked is the ignition system.
We upgrade our 20-year old coils and plug wires with Performance Distributors for maximum voltage.
Aftermarket main caps are a crucial upgrade when you are planning on building an OEM block for big power.
While they might seem like simple pieces of metal, they require an immense amount of dimensional precision.
When Sasha Anis started turning his 350Z into a time attack car, he knew he had to stretch the VQ engine further than anyone else.
Built with Jim Wolf Technology, this 4.2L VQ now makes 537 atmospheric horsepower!
This long-stroke engine shows that you don't always need RPM or high-octane race fuel to make an impressive amount of power.
With enough torque to pull stumps, this monster big-block will lead a different life.
The V-band clamp is an unsung hero in the high-performance world.
Designed during WWII, and used on Enola Gay and John Glenn's trip around the earth, V-bands do so much more than make maintenance easier.
Cylinder honing is a far more complex topic — and process — than you might think.
There are many more variables than simply bore diameter and crosshatch angle to consider.
Big bore or long-stroke — which engine design makes more power and which is more efficient?
Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained runs the numbers to find out, and explains the science behind it.
If you plan on running big boost, you need a cylinder head that can handle the pressure.
Chevrolet Performance's LSX-SC head is up to the challenge.
XVI Power decided they need more performance out of the LS platform.
We take a look at the dual supercharged V16 designed to push a boat in excess of 150 mph.
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