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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?
LS6 blocks (which, starting in 2003, are also LS1 blocks) are made of a slightly darker duller metal than the pre-2003 LS1 blocks. This may be an easy way to tell what kind of block your car has.
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: Valve spring swap
This photo illustrates how to change a valve spring with an LS1 head still installed on the engine. An air hose is run to the spark plug hole to keep the cylinder full of air, which in turn holds up the valves so they don't fall when you try to compress the spring. The spring shown is probably the hardest spring to change on an F-body.

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Front spring/shock swap
Here we ditch an old set of springs and stock shocks for a nice new setup. I used bilsteins and ground-control adjustible ride height springs. (F-Body) More...
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LS1 Head Swap
Finally I dug in and did a headswap on an LS1. This turned out to be VERY easy, but a lot of work. I strongly recommend you have a helper during this install, and all the recommended tools listed on the page. Anybody that can turn a wrench (and not get frustrated when something goes wrong) can do this install no problem. (F-Body) More...
 452855 viewsEst 8-12 hours (1 hour additional if doing a cam swap)
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