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Turbo LS-Powered Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Packs Monster Power

Turbo LS Oldsmobile Cutlass Passenger Front Corner

Turnkey Oldsmobile will get everyone’s attention, driving into the track and running 9s.

  Comments | By - March 12, 2019

Is This the Biggest Displacement LS Engine Ever?

The argument for Big Block Chevy V8 has always been one of size. “I have more cubic inches than you” is the usual selling point that we are told. We are curious as to how they would respond when confronted with this LS engine. Let’s say it aloud: five-hundred and twenty-three cubic inches of displacement. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 15, 2016

The Department of Corrections: Don’t Trust the Salesman

The LS Truck block is sometimes the bain of the swap world. It’s not a bad engine, it’s just one that’s easy to go wrong if you don’t pay attention. Even experts will say they have a 5.3-liter when in actuality they have a 4.8-liter. In our case we thought we had an L33 5.3-liter […] More »

  Comments | By - September 22, 2016

Remember the Dude Who Swapped an LS Engine Into His Ferrari?

Back in 2011, it was brought to our attention that some crazy gear head in California had decided to take one of his supercars, a Ferrari 360 GT, and swap out its engine for an LS.

  Comments | By - October 27, 2015

“1000” – The Pushrod V8 Horsepower War in Formula Drift

1,000 horsepower is a big number. One that can seemingly be impossible to reach without losing engine reliability. Yet, it’s a number that’s becoming standard in Formula Drift. “Drifting” is a motorsport where cars are judged on their ability to slide around a track in tandem, and Formula D is highest level of that sport. […] More »

  Comments | By - March 26, 2014