We’re not expecting everybody to be a Frank Marchese in their back shed, but having a basic knowledge of how your donk works saves you valuable time, money, and sanity. Sump swaps, head-gasket fixes, exhaust fit-ups – it’s all here.
Tech: Bolt-on mods for Gen III + Gen IV LS engines
GM’s modern Gen III and Gen IV small-block V8s are among the most versatile engines in the hot-car scene, and it is stupidly easy to make them sing
Tech: Bolt-on mods for the Barra six-cylinder
Come with us as we delve into the world of bolt-on mods for Ford’s mighty Barra six-cylinder
Tuff Mounts unveils first-to-market, headache-saving Commodore V6 to LS conversion kit!
The newest Aussie-made range makes a V8 swap the easiest it’s ever been
Video: What is compressed air supercharging?
Can you go fast on tanks of compressed air? Bloody oath you can, and we’ll explain how and why
Gen V: GM’s LT engine family
In the face of electric vehicles and overhead-cam Fords, General Motors’ pushrod small-block is now in its fifth generation. Here is our look at these latest-gen mills
LS engine family part 1: Gen III + Gen IV
The LS engine has been in production for over a quarter-century, and there are literally dozens of variants to play with. Here’s the skinny on the whole bunch!
Eight throttlebody EFI conversion 427 FE big-block
Carbs for show, EFI for the go. Not any more, as this gorgeous eight-trumpet injection set-up proves
Video: Installing a massive intercooler in the Lexcen
In this episode of Carnage, Scotty continues the mods to our sleeper Lexcen wagon with the addition of a sweet new intercooler
Australian-made LS accessory drive solutions that work
The team at Queensland workshop Heavy Metal Garage is designing and building LS accessory drive solutions that look great and fit like a charm
Blueprint unveils LS-headed 3.6-litre four cylinder engine
Blueprint unveiled a wild four pot concept 2022 PRI show
BG Engines-built blown 389-cube Warhawk LS combo
Damian Baker of BG Engines is a big fan of World Products’ Warhawk LS7X block, which he’s used as the basis for the blown 389-cube head-kicker you see here
Tech: Billet blocks – what makes them so special?
As new billet blocks for the Holden V8, Barra six and Cleveland V8 hit the market, we take a dive into what makes them special
Video: Finishing the 400hp 318 small-block Chrysler
This latest episode of Carnage is the final instalment of Scotty’s build-up of the 318ci Chrysler small-block, which he’s been itching to drop into his dad’s VE Valiant ute.Last episode he finished off the short-block by bolting on the Edelbrock heads and the valvetrain gear, so this time all that’s needed is the final fit-up of some […]
Video: A guide to LS engines in Australia
The full breakdown of the LS engines locally delivered in Australia, from LS1 to LS9
Harrop-supercharged 403ci LS – Mill of the Month
These days, it’s not uncommon to come across regular streeters with four-digit power levels, and a boosted LS motor is a popular way to join that club
Exhaust fit-up to a Holden Brougham
If you want to make big power, you need to make sure your engine can breathe freely
Why automotive components break
Before you go accusing that bloody useless part of letting you down, it’s best to find out why it failed
Putting the finishing touches on the L67 – Carnage Plus episode 69
Scotty slaps together the top end of our L67 build and gets it ready for a new life in our Project Supermang VN
How to fix a blown head gasket at home
Can you attack a blown head gasket at home in the shed?
What makes the LS so special? – Technically Speaking by Haltech
Our mates at Haltech delve into what makes the GM V8 tick