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Dynamic Daily: Dr. Jekyll Meets Mr. Hyde

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By Richard Holdener/Photos By Author This is how you make your mild, carbureted 4.8L Dr. Jekyll becomes Mr. Hyde.     When it comes to power plants for an enthusiast vehicle, most guys have one of two distinct types, wild race car or mild daily driver. In truth, many have both, as the cantankerous race-car motor hardly makes for a reliable, ... Read More »

Modern Muscle: Zex-Injected DI L83

Nothing wakes up a new direct-injected, LT-based motor like a little Zex!

 Like anything new, the arrival of the junkyard L83 5.3L at Westech was met with a certain amount of skepticism. Having run endless testing on the previous generation LS engine family with tremendous success, we really didn’t know what to think about the new direct-injected LT motor. The LS was such a huge jump in performance over the previous Gen-2 ... Read More »

Sullivan Family Purchases the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series

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By Ben Shelton Conway, Arkansas (12/04/18)– When the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil kicks off their 2019 campaign in March, it will be operating under new ownership. Racing world veterans Chris Sullivan and Jack Sullivan have purchased the tour, effective immediately. The sale comes as series founder Chris Ellis is forced to step away from the ... Read More »

The Trade Parade: 2V Modular Cam Upgrade

One of the most powerful upgrades you can make to your 4.6L 2V is a cam swap.

By Richard Holdener/Photos By Author Now that the 5.0L Coyote has taken center stage, few eyes are fixed on the 1996-2004 Mustangs. Truth be told, the 4.6L two-valve (2V) was introduced way back in 1991 in other Ford vehicles, but it wasn’t until 1996 that it found a home under the hood of America’s favorite pony car. When first introduced, the ... Read More »

Clone Wars: 289 Shelby Stroker

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By Richard Holdener/Photos By Author What looked like a Shelby 289 Ford, was actually a Comp-cammed, stroker ready for some serious action. If you are a Mustang, or even Ford fan, chances are strong that you have heard the name Shelby. An accomplished racer, Mr. Shelby was best known for providing the world with one of the most widely recognized automotive ... Read More »

Still a Float: SBC Stroker Spring Upgrade

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By Richard Holdener/Photos By Author Sometimes performance upgrades come from desire, while others out of sheer necessity. Unfortunately for us, this valve-float (actually control) test was the latter. It is often said that the whole is more important than the sum of its parts, and this is certainly true when it comes to the internal combustion engine. Think about running a ... Read More »

Better With Boost: LS Turbo Cam Swap

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By Richard Holdener/Photos By Author What turbo motor couldn’t use an extra 100 hp or so? Okay people, say it with me, if you want to make your LS more powerful, change the cam. A cam (and springs) should always be the first upgrade you make to any LS motor, as it is the last component that the otherwise perfect factory ... Read More »

TCI® Steel Transmission Crossmembers

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Ashland, MS – TCI® has expanded its drivetrain accessories lineup with new steel transmission crossmembers in support of the popular TCI® 4x Four-Speed™ Automatic, 6x Six-Speed™ and 4L80E electronic overdrive transmissions. The TCI® crossmember line will be available for a range of classic vehicles, including the GM A-body series offered from 1967 to 1974, the GM F-body series from 1967 ... Read More »

FAST® Precision-Flow™ 242 lbs/hr High-Impedance Fuel Injectors

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New FAST® Precision-Flow™ 242 lbs/hr High-Impedance Fuel Injectors deliver improved idle quality, throttle response and flow consistency in any EFI engine. The injectors are some of the highest flowing available (rated at 58 psi) and designed for drop-in installation in many EFI manifolds, including GM Gen III and IV LS manifolds when using the included special sized O-ring. Methanol and ... Read More »

FAST® FireWire Cut-To-Fit Spark Plug Wire Sets for GM LS Coils

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The latest FAST® FireWire® Cut-to-Fit Wire Set provides high performance with a customizable length for LS coils in stock or non-stock locations. At 9mm in diameter and with 15 ohms per foot resistance, the wires are ideal for boosted applications and high-compression engines. A reactive core design reduces electro-magnetic (EMI) interference, while a silicone-on-silicone sleeve offers abrasion and heat resistance. ... Read More »