Author: Jake Stumph

“Top 6 Best JDM Engines” Meme is Filled with Factual Inaccuracies

LS1tech.com Top 6 Best JDM Engines meme is wrong LS1 is the best engine

This silly meme has been floating around the Internet, and I can’t get over how wrong it is. Now, credit where it’s due: the Japanese manufacturers have made some fine engines over the years. However, this “Top 6” list is filled with so many factual inaccuracies, it’s driving me insane. The Toyota 2J is a […] More »

  Comments | By - March 30, 2017

YouTube Personality “Sloppy Mechanics” is Answering Your Questions Now!

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Sloppy Mechanics, one of our favorite YouTube personalities, has done a series of “Q&A’s” for LS1tech members. He’s actually doing one, right now! Want to know about his 1076RWHP Colorado, or any of his other cars? Log in to the forums, and send him a PM. His handle is denmah. Ask away!

  Comments | By - March 27, 2017

Craigslist Find of the Week: LS-swapped ‘Colorado SS’

ls1tech.com craigslist find of the week chevy colorado ss LS swap truck

The Colorado SS that never was, and likely never should have been. We recently found this truck on Craigslist, which notes that it is for sale in Orange County, California, and has had an LS V8 swapped into it, plus quite a few other modifications. It’s basically a mashup of a Trailblazer SS and a Colorado regular […] More »

  Comments | By - March 23, 2017

Total Sleeper! Junkyard LS-swapped Chevy Colorado Meets 22 PSI of Boost

ls1tech.com LS-swapped V8 Chevy Colorado nitrous turbo build

This Colorado is the epitome of an unsuspecting, sleeper truck. Talk about a sleeper: no one would suspect what is under the hood of this Chevy Colorado. This particular truck is a “fleet-spec” model: white with unpainted bumpers and trim, and steel wheels. It couldn’t look any more pedestrian in appearance. Pop the hood, and […] More »

  Comments | By - March 21, 2017

LS-swapped Mazda FC RX-7 Looks Like a Laugh and a Half

ls1tech.com Mazda FC RX-7 RX7 LS swap LS1 T56 rotary review info

An LS-swapped RX-7 is about as much as you can have without taking your clothes off. The Mazda RX-7 is a great handling little sports car. However, for this “FC” generation RX-7, it was in desperate need of more grunt. With it’s naturally-aspirated rotary engine, it produced 160 horsepower. That isn’t awful for a 2,600 pound […] More »

  Comments | By - March 20, 2017

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