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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
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...
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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?
The Z06 corvette uses a version of the T-56 transmission with revised gear ratios. It changed the ratio of all gears except 4th (still 1:1), with one of the most notable changes being that 5th gear is more usable on a road track.
 
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 Coolant Bypass
Instructions on doing one of the simplest mods out there....installing a throttle body coolant bypass. This document uses parts obtained from bmr fabrication, but the parts can be aquired at a hardware store for under $5. This mod will give no noticable performance difference. (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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