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NEW: LGM Wilwood C5 Front Brake Package
For C5 Corvette enthusiasts looking for more stopping power either at the track or on the street, Wilwood has the solution. In this install I'll put on a pair of of huge 6 piston Wilwood calipers and some nice 2 piece wilwood rotors from LGM on the front of a C5. Not only does it look amazing, it performs. (C5) More...
 Est 2-6hours
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...
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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...
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Did you know?
There is a company that makes MAF translators and wiring harness adaptors to adapt an LS1 or LS6 MAF to turbo Mitsubishi 3000GT's and Dodge Stealths.
 
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...
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F-body Heads/Cam Swap
F-body version of the heads/cam swap. 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. (F-Body) More...
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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.

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Throttle Body Swap
Here I show how to go about removing/reinstalling the throttle body. It is VERY easy for a novice to do. I ended up replacing my stock one with a ported unit from Mike Morgan Motorsports, but noticed no performance gain what so ever. (F-Body) More...
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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...
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