Video: Inside our 388 LSX Race Engine Build

Our ongoing 388 LSX race engine project with Virginia Speed is off to a good start, and we have a new video to introduce the project, let you in on our goals, and give you a preview of all the good stuff to come. This build is going to be something special not just because we’re going to actually run the engine in Pacific Street Car Association competition, but also due to the fact that we’re getting an inside look at a lot of the horsepower secrets that go into building a top-shelf race engine.

Keep an eye out for more updates as we take you through the highlights of this build, including all the sordid details of the intake, heads, cam, and blower. Then, follow along as we get the car together and go out with the goal of not totally embarrassing ourselves at the track. The best motor in the world isn’t a guarantee of round-wins, but we’re giving ourselves the best possible chance with this killer LS!

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Paul Huizenga

After some close calls on the street in his late teens and early twenties, Paul Huizenga discovered organized drag racing and never looked back, becoming a SFI-Certified tech inspector and avid bracket racer. Formerly the editor of OverRev and Race Pages magazines, Huizenga set out on his own in 2009 to become a freelance writer and editor.
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