Menu
Howto's
Products
Torque Specs
Dynos
Infopics
Part #'s
Links
Contact
About jmX
 Theme: 1 2 3
NEW: C5 LGM Longtube Header Install
The headers are a full 32” True Long Tube header that has been dubbed, "The most powerful C5 header on the Planet”! This header includes a complete header with a 3/8” flange and incorporates a “Race Style Merge Collector”, to a full 3” X pipe, and continues in 3” right up to the original 2 bolt muffler flanges. This makes this a full bolt on application that requires NO cutting or welding, and leaves the factory system completely intact incase you ever want to easily put the car back to stock. (C5) More...
 Est 3-8hours
Meziere LS1 Electric Water Pump (F-Body Version)
For years talk of electric water pumps had been circulating through the LS1 community, and finally Meziere has delivered. Whether you are a hard core drag racer who wants to just cool the car in the pits and staging lanes, an enthusiast who's itching for more power from his heads/cam car, or just a basic bolt on type of guy, an electric water pump is probably for you. (F-Body) More...
 233876 viewsEst 1-6hours
Meziere LS1 Electric Water Pump (C5 Version)
For years talk of electric water pumps had been circulating through the LS1 community, and finally Meziere has delivered. Whether you are a hard core drag racer who wants to just cool the car in the pits and staging lanes, an enthusiast who's itching for more power from his heads/cam car, or just a basic bolt on type of guy, an electric water pump is probably for you. (C5) More...
 198145 viewsEst 1-6hours
Did you know?
The LS6 block has larger "windows" between the bays in the block, to allow the air to move back and forth easier. This results in less pumping loss (pistons coming down create higher pressure, pistons going up create vacuum) which should make a couple more horse power at high rpms.
 
C5 Heads/Cam Swap
Y-body installation instructions for installing your own Heads/cam package onto a C5 corvette. Optionally, instructions are included to swap the oil pump (Katech ported pump used), replace the timing chain (JWIS installed), and/or install an aftermarket crank pulley. Torque instructions included for both GM head bolts and ARP head bolts. (C5) More...
 618419 viewsEst 12-20 hours
F-Body Cam and Valvespring Swap
By far, one of the best mods you can possibly ever do to your LS1/LS6 is to install an aftermarket camshaft in it. Here I go through the whole process of selecting and installing an aftermarket camshaft, along with the various valvetrain upgrades that are required. Frequently asked cam related questions are also answered. (F-Body) More...
 1482850 viewsEst 3-12 hours
Infopic: The LS1 "magnet trick"
If you are installing a camshaft into your LS1/LS6 and you aren't removing the heads, you can either take your chances and hope the lifter retainers hold the lifter up and keep it from falling, or you can buy 16 retractable pen magnets with the pocket clip on them. You bend out the pocket clip, reach in with the magnet until it grabs hold of the lifter, then you extend the pen magnet until you have JUST enough extension to let the pocket clip hold onto the head. You need to keep it under tension, loose pen magnets won't do you much good.

Click for full image
 
C5 Suspension Spring Swap
One of the great things about the C5 Corvette is that it achieves great handling while still offering a luxury like ride. For a majority of people, this base (FE1) suspension is perfect. For some of us, we want just a *little* more than the next guy. Here I detail how to change your stock suspension springs out for something a bit more responsive. (C5) More...
 411346 viewsEst 2-4 hours
Oil Pump Swap
Instructions on changing our your oil pump. This is good for 98-00 cars to do as it seems GM gave a few of us oil pumps that will randomly die. To be safe, the latest year model oil pumps should be used. (F-Body) More...
 349467 viewsEst 4 hours (1 hour additional if doing during a cam swap)
All content provided on this site is to be used as a suggestion only. Any damage to the vehicle or injury resulting from usage of these materials is 100% the users responsibility. Use of a professional mechanic is suggested if you do not feel comfortable with the instructions. Reproduction of any photography, work or otherwise herein is expressly prohibited without written permission from the publisher
2004 - jmX - All Rights Reserved.