3… 2… 1… Go!!! Go 321 stainless steel headers that is… 321 stainless steel is an aerospace quality material that contains some titanium and is used in high heat and high strength applications. This performance material is being used by Ultimate Headers in Berea, Ohio. Ultimate Headers produces the most attractive stainless steel headers on the … Read more Ultimate Headers = Ultimate G-body
Contending with the engine oil filtration system, specifically a remote oil filter, is now a check in the box, feather in my cap, and crossed off the list. I am using the Moroso LS swap oil pan (part # 20141), which requires a remote oil filter. The remote oil filter adapter I selected is the Moroso remote oil … Read more Remote Oil Filter – Slick Engineering Moroso!
The project: Hot Rod Regal, perhaps not unlike your project, makes use of many high quality aftermarket parts. These aftermarket parts are designed to perform under different circumstances when compared to OEM parts. It is understood we are seeking higher performance and that some engineering and customization will need to take place to make these … Read more Custom Driveshaft – Certified Power Inc.
The spring and summer months are probably my favorite time of the year. Everything gets shifted into high gear! Its been no exception here working on the Hot Rod Regal. My latest additions were these Taylor 9mm spark plug wires. I went with Taylor part # 92045 9mm fire power plug wires that have the … Read more Taylor 9mm spark plug wires
An LS engine wire harness clean-up is something that should be considered if you plan to swap one of these engines into your older car. The appearance of the coil brackets, fuel injectors, and the associated LS engine wire harness is a very common complaint that many people have about the LS engine. Some have chosen … Read more LS engine wire harness clean-up
I really enjoyed working with Nate and the guys at Gateway Powder Coating on my latest project. The latest idea was something I came to after staring at the engine for a while. I noticed how ugly the stock coil brackets look and got the idea to modify them. I thought, “Hey, if I screw … Read more Gateway Powder Coating – LS engine coil brackets
The Billet Specialties radiator overflow tank (part # 77109) is a very cool product. Visually, the Billet Specialties radiator overflow tank matches the Billet Specialties power steering reservoir (part # 77910). Check out this custom installation of the Billet Specialties radiator overflow tank and the radiator overflow line connected to the Be Cool radiator. The items … Read more Billet Specialties radiator overflow tank – Overflow lines can Be Cool too!
Purchasing aftermarket parts can be tricky when mixing and matching manufacturers. I like “Bolt on and go” parts when the bolt on part works with everything else I have. The Flaming River EZ fit steering shaft (part # FR1857-20S) is a part that is a “bolt on” item that works. The EZ fit steering shaft fits the G-body like a … Read more Flaming River EZ fit steering shaft fits
LS Steam vent issues are becoming easier to navigate around with aftermarket kits. C&R Racing has created a LS engine steam vent kit (part # 78-10000) that can be assembled in several different configurations. When plumbing a LS steam vent line, something one may not consider is what obstacles will be in the way of … Read more LS Steam Vent – C&R Racing steam vent kit
Building custom power steering hoses for a remote reservoir is something that will really clean up the engine bay. When done properly, the casual observer will glance over the custom power steering hoses and not think twice about them. This can be a tricky undertaking though, and some careful engineering and pre-planning should be given … Read more Custom Power Steering Hoses – NO Whining about it!