How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines

How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines

by Joseph Potak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760335437
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Series: Motorbooks Workshop Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 138,520
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Joseph Potak is a professional LS-series engine specialist and technician. He has worked for Texas Speed and Performance since 2002 and caters directly to the performance needs of owners of LSX-equipped vehicles. In his free time, Joseph volunteers as a Forum Director within the community.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1     Engine Block

Chapter 2     Rotating Assembly

Chapter 3     Cylinder Heads

Chapter 4     Camshafts and Hardware

Chapter 5     LS-series Engine Machining

Chapter 6     Short-block Assembly and Setup

Chapter 7     Long-block Assembly and Inspection

Chapter 8     Finishing the Long-block: Preparation for Installation and Startup

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"There's plenty of new stuff to learn with these engines and Motorbooks' Workshop series book by Joseph Potak has got all the details and solid credentials to back them up . . . There's much to digest in this well assembled look at building and modifying LS engines. Novice builders get the straight scoop on the best methods for building LS engines and experienced builders gain a thorough understanding of the all new design and the modifications required to make these babies sing . . . Potak provides this and plenty more in a book that is clearly written to provide the best and most detailed information available." -

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