Improve Your LS Bottom End and Make Your Classic Muscle Car Handle Better

Fortunately, with all the aftermarket parts available, finding a set of pistons for your GM LS engine is a breeze. If you’re in the market to improve the bottom end of your LS, you’ll want to keep reading.

Does your classic muscle car handle like, well, a classic muscle car? Fortunately, with today’s advances you can improve the old technology and make it handle better than a crossover.

Building a Better LS Bottom End

Mahle LSX PowerPak Piston and Ring Kit | Summit Racing

Did you know there are 88 configurations to choose from? It means getting the right pistons for your GM LS engine is a breeze with a Mahle LSX PowerPak Piston and Ring Kit. The forged aluminum pistons are available in flat top, dome, and dished versions for naturally-aspirated and power-adder engines. They come with a combination valve pocket design that works with LS1, LS3, and LS7 cylinder heads.

Improve Your Classic Muscle Car Handling

SPC Performance Adjustable Upper Control Arms| Summit Racing

We live in an age where the average minivan or crossover can put your classic GM muscle car to shame in the canyons or on the track. Fortunately, you can change that by improving the suspension of your car. A set of adjustable front upper control arms like the ones made by SPC Performance is the right place to start. The arms allow you to adjust the caster and camber for better handling and steering control, plus the ball joint is a 1/2 inch taller to improve the camber curve if your car is lowered.

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