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After you’ve added an aftermarket exhaust and intake, upgraded the factory valve springs and had a tune done, the next step in NA performance for an LS V8 involves swapping the cam to something spicier than the factory’s bumpstick that has all the duration of a broom handle. But, when it comes to upgrading the cam don’t just go for the biggest number. In the same vein as yeeting a turbo from a bulldozer onto your mostly-stock two-litre four-cylinder, going “full send” on a race cam in your street car will end in tears and sadness, just like that time...

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While we love our choo-choo spooly bois and whine-box screamy screws, when it comes time to taste the big-capacity pushrod life of a V8 we really need to start learning about camshafts and how they make your engine awesome. This will be a multi-part series as we look at the process of upgrading a cam in a modern, street-driven pushrod V8 engine, starting with the basics of what a camshaft is, and how it works. When General Motors released the LS V8 on the world in 1997 it ushered in a new era of smoothness and enhancements not found in traditional...

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"What is happening with Marty's Gemini?" is a question we get pumped with every week, so now we're going to go through the MCM fleet and give you guys answers to the questions you asked... and a bunch you haven't! This week we'll kick off with one of Marty's most special cars: his 1977 Isuzu Gemini coupe (WATCH HERE).  "The Gemini is in the planning stages while I work out how to tackle the project," says Marty. "After landing the coupe in Australia as a rolling  shell (thanks asbestos inspections!) we found there was a bunch of rust to repair. And anyone who...

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We've had some Garmin gear hanging off our windscreens in some recent videos... here's why

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With how busy life is today we can all be guilty of letting time slip us by. Our lives tend to run at such a frantic pace that what seems like an instant is actually three years, and so it's easy to wake up one day and wonder where the last decade has gone. And one area many of us are feeling this is our cars.  We used to not be able to get through a day where someone wasn't selling a 1980s-1990s hero car for dirt cheap. You'd get it and they were still new enough that you could boost...

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