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LS MAIN CAP REMOVAL TOOL

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LS MAIN CAP REMOVAL TOOL

LS MAIN CAP REMOVER MAKES QUICK WORK OF CUMBERSOME TASK BANG!, THWAP!, BLAM!...if it sounds like the original Adam West Batman in your garage, then you might want to watch this video. There's a better way to remove those tight-tolerance LS Main Caps. Just put the mallet down and check out this video. Click HERE to see it - PROFORM part number 67485 Quickly and easily pull main bearing caps of GM Ring and Pinion Gear Set LS series V-8 engines, especially those with main studs. Hook tool to the bottom of cap, press down on handles, and the balanced...

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LS Swapped Genesis Coupe

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LS Swapped Genesis Coupe

CLOSING THE GAP When your passion is your job, you can’t help but get excited about certain things. In today’s world of Hybrid electric vehicles and near four-digit horsepower numbers from factory production vehicles, you can really do just about anything with an automobile. At the recent PRI show in Indianapolis, I was incredibly pleased to see the number of manufacturers who continue to push the boundaries of what was thought to be impossible before today. Complete engine management systems and wiring made more user-friendly by companies like AEM Electronics. Safer solutions for fuel cell applications by Fuel Safe, with...

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Edelbrock Pro-Flo 4 EFI Review

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Edelbrock Pro-Flo 4 EFI Review

Edlebrock’s Pro-Flo 4 EFI System Dyno Tested On A Junkyard LS By BRIAN HAVINS - Originally published on enginelabs.com Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) is not a new concept in the automotive industry. American Motors Corporation (AMC) designed the first commercial EFI system, called the Electrojector. (Hello AMC Forum members!) This system was developed by Bendix back in 1957. Since that time, fuel injection has gained popularity as it increases an engine’s efficiency as well as drivability. It’s impossible to find anything but fuel injection on modern cars these days. Over the years, enthusiasts have figured out ways to utilize factory...

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HOW CAN PRO-FLO 4 EFI IMPROVE PERFORMANCE?

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HOW CAN PRO-FLO 4 EFI IMPROVE PERFORMANCE?

HOW CAN PRO-FLO 4 EFI IMPROVE PERFORMANCE? If you’re installing a Gen IV Chevy LS engine into a hot rod, street machine or any non-EFI vehicle in Canada and want to retain the LS engine’s OEM electronic fuel injection system, the new Edelbrock Pro-Flo 4 LS ECU & Harness Kit w/o Tablet #357120 is what you’ll need to complete the installation and get your Gen IV LS up and running to its full potential. This kit is designed specifically for the Gen IV LS engine with a 58X reluctor identified by the gray camshaft sensor mounted in the timing cover....

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Top 6 Reasons Why Chevy LS Engines Are So Good

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Top 6 Reasons Why Chevy LS Engines Are So Good

Top Six Reasons Why Chevrolet LS Engine Family Are So Damn Good  6. Engine Strength What would a good engine be without a solid foundation? Chevrolet knew that the strength of the block was extremely important when they developed the LS engine. Let’s start with the block design. Chevrolet designed the Gen III (LS) block as a “Y” block. The Y-block design helps increase rigidity in the main cap area. Previous small blocks didn’t have this design. The Y-block design allows them to use 6 bolt main caps on the crankshaft. Four bolts are facing vertically, and two bolts horizontally that...

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