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Ford 5.4 Triton Cold Air Intake Upgrade Guide

For many years in the late-’90s and early-’00s, the 5.4 Triton V8 engine was one of Ford’s top power plants. A part of Ford’s modular engine family, they primarily used the engine inside the Ford F-series light duty trucks, Ford/Lincoln luxury sedans, SUVs, and pickups, and the 2000 Mustang SVT Cobra R. Shelby America also…
1.6 EcoBoost engine

Ford 1.6 EcoBoost vs 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide

By now, the Ford EcoBoost engine series has established itself as one of the top modern platforms. Featuring small displacement I4s and V6s, turbochargers, and direct injection, the EcoBoost engines deliver solid performance while returning good fuel economy and reduced emissions. Previously, we’ve looked at the 2.0 EcoBoost and how it stacks up against the…
Ls3 water pump failure

Ultimate Chevy LS3 Reliability Guide

Chevrolet released the LS3 V8 engine in the 2008 model year, and it quickly became one of their most popular power plants. General Motors featured the engine inside the C6 Corvette and Camaro SS for several years, and it pumped out more than 420 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Despite making such gaudy power…
LS3 crate engine

Ultimate Chevrolet LS3 Engine Guide

At this point, more than two decades after General Motors first unleashed them on the public, the LS-series of small-block V8 engines has reached legendary status. They are widely known as being durable, reliable, and capable of producing gobs of horsepower and torque. One of the earliest LS engines that GM released was the 6.2…
6.4 HEMI throttle body BBK

6.4 HEMI Throttle Body Upgrade Guide

In 2007, Stellantis (formerly Chrysler) first released the 6.4 HEMI V8 (also known as the 392 HEMI) to much fanfare and acclaim. Depending on the model, the naturally aspirated engine makes 360–485 horsepower and 430–475 lb-ft of torque. Dodge/Chyrlser has most prominently featured the engine inside the SRT-8 and SRT 392 300c, Challenger, and Charger…
C5 Z06 mods Kooks long-tube headers

Ultimate Chevrolet Corvette C5 Z06 Mods Guide

When Chevrolet introduced the C5 Z06 Corvette in 2001, they powered it with their brand new 5.7 liter LS6 V8 engine. In 2001, the engine put out 385 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque, which bumped up to 405 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque from 2002–2004. At the time, these were pretty substantial power…
2.0 vs 2.3 EcoBoost

Ford 2.0 vs 2.3 EcoBoost

Since the Ford EcoBoost series debuted in 2010, it has established itself as one of the top American engine families. Combining turbocharged I4s and V6s with direct injection fueling, the EcoBoost engines produce solid performance and fuel economy, while reducing emissions and weight (compared with V8 engines). Two of the most popular EcoBoost engines are…
LS6 Fast LSXR intake manifold

LS1 and LS6 Intake Manifold Upgrade Guide

The third generation of General Motors’ small-block V8 engine was one of the most iconic, with the 5.7 liter LS1 and LS6 engines leading the way. GM and Chevrolet put the LS1 and LS6 inside the Corvette, Firebird, Camaro, and even the Cadillac CTS-V. From the factory, the LS1 makes 305–350 horsepower and 335–365 lb-ft…