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Starting Over: RHS block foundation for Corvette LS7 Build

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When Chad Reese downshifted his 2006 Z06 and planted his foot to the floor, his intention was to show the guy in the Cadillac CTS-V his taillights. Instead, he found himself rolling to the side of the road in an embarrassing cloud of smoke. His engine wasn’t cooperating and had decided to grenade itself instead. Apparently, this is a bit ... Read More »

Sportsman Lifters: Tech, Durability and Affordability In One

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There are plenty of lifters out there designed specifically for drag racing. Neither supply nor demand is a problem for these critical components. Cost and durability are. It’s easy to break your racing budget with a trick lifter, but as racers well know, the relationship between all components in a valve train package is more important than any individual part. ... Read More »

Emily Williams Reeves tours TCI

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Emily Williams Reeves recently toured TCI Automotive‘s headquarters in Mississippi and got hands-on assembling a 4L80E transmission for the her “Border Runner” 1964 Impala SS, which she plans on taking on the Hot Rod Power Tour. You can see Emily install the transmission during her episode of “In The Shop with Emily” Read More »

Maximize HP with FAST interchangeable runners

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In this latest video from Fuel Air Spark Technology, learn how new interchangeable runners for the LSXR and LSXRT 102mm manifolds can boost horsepower by 20 to 35 over original. Read More »

RHS Pro Elite LS7 heads offer HP gains with bolt-in simplicity

RHS offers its Pro Elite LS7 cylinder heads in 291cc and 307cc configurations to suit a wide range of street and race applications. They’re available fully CNC-ported or as raw castings. For older 3.900-inch-bore LS motors, RHS offers a 266cc small-bore variant as well. All Pro Elite LS7 heads are compatible with both stock and aftermarket intake manifolds.

Improving upon a set of mediocre OE cylinder heads is easy. Simply open up the bowls and back-cut the valves on a set of Gen I small-block Chevy heads, and — bam — an extra 20-30 horsepower is yours. Up the ante to a set of GM LS7 castings, however, and wringing out any additional airflow proves much more difficult. ... Read More »