Engine – What To Consider When Replacing Your Camshaft

Upgrading your camshaft is one of the most common and most efficient power upgrades you can do to your 22R/RE engine, however, what many people do not know is that there are a few things to consider if you are going this route. Adjustable Cam Gear: Adjustable cam gears are …

Engine – Underdrive Pulley Kits

Because of the extreme RPM ranges on Race applications, we recommend our 4″ Single Groove Power Pulley and the 7″ Billet Water Pump Pulley with Adjustable Timing Tag. On Street applications we suggest using our Triple Groove Power Pulley at the crankshaft and the 6″ Billet Water Pump Pulley with …

Engine – Valve to Piston Clearances

Anytime a modification is made to a cylinder head such as milling or decking, increase in valve size, larger camshaft or valve train components, it is extremely important to check and establish piston-to-valve clearance. The primary reason is to make sure that the pistons and valves do not hit each …

Engine – Rocker Arm Tips

LC Engineering strongly recommends replacing the rocker arms on your Toyota engine when a new camshaft is installed. The main reason is the rocker arm will usually wear or “burnish” before the camshaft lobe will. When replacing a camshaft and not replacing the rocker arms, the new camshaft will contact …

Engine – Proper Deck Heights Blocks & Heads

If you wish to deviate from any of the factory specifications, “decking”, larger camshafts, bigger valves, domed pistons, etc…please call the experts at LC Engineering to get the right answers to your questions before it costs you more. With over 20 years of proven experience, we can assist in completing …