Lokar’s LS Classic: Making LS Engines Look Cool!

The Best Of Both Worlds: Big Block Chevy Looks With LS Power One of the coolest things about LS engines besides the great power and reliability is the massive amount of parts companies make for them such as Lokar Performance. No matter how you want your LS to look you can accomplish that from traditional to ultra-modern. On our Project Way-Gone 1966 Chevelle Wagon we've … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Fueling and Firing The Beast!

Hear The Horses Run With Holley Performance! After months of hard work, the time had come to make the push to get the LS engine in our 1966 Chevelle wagon fired up. When we bought this car, it was just the shell and that's it. Getting to hear it fire up for the first time would be a huge milestone for the car and a big motivation push for us. Luckily, Holley Performance had … [Read more...]

Accessorizing Your LS Engine With Holley’s Accessory Drive

Installing Holley's High-Mount Accessory Drive One of the next goals on our 1966 Chevelle Wagon project is to get the car running and moving under its own power. The engine is a bone stock LM7 engine that we've outfitted with Hedman cast iron manifolds and SBC valve covers along with an Edelbrock carb style intake to allow us to run our Holley Sniper. A major component … [Read more...]

Cleaning Up LS Valve Cover Coils

Holley LS Valve Covers There's no doubts about the power and performance you can get from an LS engine. These engines have been swapped into just about every make and model of vehicle ever made. You can take a junkyard engine, throw a turbo on it and make 600HP all day long. Or build them to the moon and make over 1,000HP. They are amazing motors that have spawned entire car … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest 2017

Holley LS Fest 2017 Remember when you partied a little too hard, had a blast but woke up with a hangover? That's how Holley LS Fest is. It's three days of non-stop fun and action. Sleep is thrown to the wayside in lieu of racing and hanging with buddies. The result is a lifetime of memories packed into a few shorts days that leaves you asking yourself how did that all … [Read more...]

Bored and Stroked: 600HP LS3 – Part Three

Bored and Stroked: The Quest For A 600HP LS3 Back in Part One of our quest to build a 600HP LS3, we laid out all the parts that we would be using to accomplish our goal. Then in Part Two we started to build the motor. By the end of the second installment we had a complete short block ready to be finished and installed. In Part Three is where we will take the short block and … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest West Registration Now Open!

Holley LS Fest West Registration If you haven't heard or haven't registered yet, the Holley LS Fest West registration is now open! This event is held in Las Vegas, NV from May 5th through 7th at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Holley LS Fest is a celebration of everything and anything powered by the incredible GM LS engine! If an LS based (or current generation LT) engine is … [Read more...]

Installing FiTech EFI’s $1495 Ultimate Induction LS Kit!

The last few years FiTech EFI has made big waves in the fuel injection market. Their throttle body fuel injection units are packed with all the options and more of their competition, yet are often priced for half the cost. While they are still producing these fuel injection units, they have started to expand their product line as well. Enter their new Ultimate LS Induction … [Read more...]

Tmcp #244 Jeff Vanburen On Going From Irreplaceable To Easily Replaceable

  This weeks interview is with racer, builder, and long time show listener Jeff VanBuren. Jeff got the bug for autocross racing and at one time he actually investigated buying Mark Stielow’s Camaro, the famous Red Witch, that at the time was selling for around $40,000. He then started looking for a Camaro to build in the style of that car and go racing. After a couple … [Read more...]

May ’14 Feature of the Month: Phil Mitchells 67 Nova by Chris Holstrom Concepts

Story by Chris Holstrom Phil had commissioned me to build a few other pro-touring cars that turned out awesome. You could say we had really similar tastes which makes building a car much more enjoyable. Phil wanted to do a '66-67 Nova hardtop with LS power and the latest suspension goodies. What Chevy lover doesn't like the classic lines of the mid year GM compact? I began … [Read more...]