The LSX Dr.

The LSX Dr. is a diehard LS enthusiast, Master ASE Technician and master of all things GM. He researches, builds, studies and perfects the ART of the LS Engine. LSX for Life.

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  • LT1 LT4 Cam Phaser exploded view

    C7 Corvette Camshaft Phaser Installation

    The GEN 5 LT1 and LT4 engines are equipped with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) controlled by a cam phaser. A cam phaser is a computer-controlled cam gear that optimizes camshaft timing based on load and engine RPM. Engine oil is fed to the phaser through a computer-controlled solenoid into the control chambers. This technology was …

  • C7 Corvette Carbon Fiber Driveshaft Installation

    The past three generations of Corvettes have used a one-piece driveshaft ran through a torque tube. This has enabled engineers to design a more evenly balanced vehicle by moving the engine and transmission to the rear. The shaft is held in place at each end with large bearings and rubber couplers. Over time these rubber …

  • C7 AFE Coilvers

    C7 Corvette Lowering Options

    The C7 Corvette in undoubtedly one the best values for both performance and handing. From the base Stingray all the way up to the most powerful Z06, it is evenly balanced and handles great on the track. In stock form there is decent amount of wheel gap between the top of the tire to the …

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport built by The LSX DR.

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Building GM’s most powerful Engine Ever, the 650hp LT4 V8

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