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In this thread we are going to outline and show some of the items you might find in a high HP LSx build. In this particular example this is going to be a forced induction, alcohol engine running in excess of 2000 hp. Over the next days / weeks you will see each item being used and we will try and highlight details on why you might need something like this in your engine, or why you wouldn't. For privacy of the customer, there will be no pictures shown of the car or final package installed, sorry. *There are many...

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Today we un-box one of the very first sets of Wiseco Automotive's new BoostLine connecting rods for LS and LT engines.   Some things to note on these: This all new design from Wiseco has been developed specifically for boosted engines and higher stresses, up to 2000HP!. Wiseco's new three pocket design allows for extra material were needed but does not drastically increase weight.     Each rod is wrapped and protected and kept separate from the others so no damage can happen during shipping.  Like most rod sets, they are all matched closely on weight, but in the case...

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What is HorsePower Research (HPR)? HPR is DFW's premier engine machine shop and assembly location for LS, LT, Ford and other late model engines.    Erik Koenig HPR's main designer and engine builder, Erik Koenig is no stranger to the high HP world of engines.  Some may know Erik from his prior company in Houston, HKE or may have had Erik as their teacher at the prestigious S.A.M. school in engine assembly and machine work.  Erik has been in the world of building, and machining engines for some of the biggest shops in Texas and some record setting cars around...

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HPR 442 Another Koenig design, the 442 LS3 by HPR.  Erik's custom forged rotating assembly give this stock LS3 engine block a full liter more of displacement without costly re-sleeving processes.  The increased displacement will mean much more torque not found with the typical 402/414 builds that are commonly found.  Finish it off with a custom top end package by HPR or fit your own components to suit your build requirements.   

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HPR 468.   One of our signature engines is the 468 cid LS.  The Erik Koenig designed piston, rod, and crank combo make this unique in that everything fits inside of a standard deck height LS block (iron or aluminum) so fitment in almost any chassis does not require any special engine mounts or exhaust.  Serial number 001 will be making its way into a local road race car, stay tuned for updates! 

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