The Truth About Cars » LS1 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » LS1 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Digestible Collectible: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro SS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/digestible-collectible-2001-chevrolet-camaro-ss/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/digestible-collectible-2001-chevrolet-camaro-ss/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:30:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1227857 Welcome, friends, to the latest episode of “Chris grows a mullet, switches to Busch Light, and plays Skynyrd on repeat.” Hashtag ‘Murica. Like I mentioned Monday, I’ve not yet had the pleasure of enjoying any sort of pony car. I can try and come up with excuses, but there aren’t any. This has to change. So, I opened up […]

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Welcome, friends, to the latest episode of “Chris grows a mullet, switches to Busch Light, and plays Skynyrd on repeat.” Hashtag ‘Murica. Like I mentioned Monday, I’ve not yet had the pleasure of enjoying any sort of pony car. I can try and come up with excuses, but there aren’t any. This has to change. So, I opened up […]

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Piston Slap: FREE Cressida, Sanjeev! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/piston-slap-free-cressida-sanjeev/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/piston-slap-free-cressida-sanjeev/#comments Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:36:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479850 Jonny writes: Hey sanjeev, i’m looking for some advice on what i should do here. The car: 1987 Toyota Cressida, 170,000kms (i live in vancouver, BC), usual mid-eighties toyota rust, other than needing brakes it seems to run great. i paid exactly $0.00 for the car. a friend’s parents moved away and just wanted to […]

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Jonny writes: Hey sanjeev, i’m looking for some advice on what i should do here. The car: 1987 Toyota Cressida, 170,000kms (i live in vancouver, BC), usual mid-eighties toyota rust, other than needing brakes it seems to run great. i paid exactly $0.00 for the car. a friend’s parents moved away and just wanted to […]

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GEN V Small Block Chevy = LT1-FTW? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/gen-v-small-block-chevy-lt1-ftw/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/gen-v-small-block-chevy-lt1-ftw/#comments Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:20:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464827 There’s a new small block in town, baby: keeping the spirit of the original 1949 Kettering OHV V8 alive. Piston Slap says the new name is sad: mediocre memories of the Optispark munching, reverse flow coolin’ LT-1 is not a fitting successor to the sheer splendiferousness that was the LSX.  Vellum Venom says that the […]

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There’s a new small block in town, baby: keeping the spirit of the original 1949 Kettering OHV V8 alive. Piston Slap says the new name is sad: mediocre memories of the Optispark munching, reverse flow coolin’ LT-1 is not a fitting successor to the sheer splendiferousness that was the LSX.  Vellum Venom says that the […]

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Product Review: E30 LS1 Conversion (Van Swearingen) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/product-review-e30-ls1-conversion-van-swearingen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/product-review-e30-ls1-conversion-van-swearingen/#comments Thu, 05 Aug 2010 15:04:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=362240 For its day, the BMW E30 3-series was an impressive blend of German craftsmanship, understated and cohesive style with remarkable performance. Then again, the E30 may lack straight line performance but the handling remains stellar. And the look is almost timeless. But it needs more than 200 horsepower to truly shine outside of its numerous […]

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For its day, the BMW E30 3-series was an impressive blend of German craftsmanship, understated and cohesive style with remarkable performance. Then again, the E30 may lack straight line performance but the handling remains stellar. And the look is almost timeless. But it needs more than 200 horsepower to truly shine outside of its numerous […]

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Piston Slap: E30 + LS1 = WIN http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/e30-ls1-win/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/e30-ls1-win/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2009 15:36:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338311 Steve from Seattle writes: As regularly mentioned on Piston Slap, the LS-X engines are the best in the world for their compact size, low weight, simplicity, reliability, cost and ability to make more power with simple bolt-ons. So I wanted to share my project to TTAC’s readers: we put a ’99 LS-1 and T56 into […]

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Steve from Seattle writes: As regularly mentioned on Piston Slap, the LS-X engines are the best in the world for their compact size, low weight, simplicity, reliability, cost and ability to make more power with simple bolt-ons. So I wanted to share my project to TTAC’s readers: we put a ’99 LS-1 and T56 into […]

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