Salvage Yard LS Engine

Golen Engine Service of New Hampshire shared all their tips and tricks for rebuilding a salvage yard LS engine with Chevy Hardcore.


In these applications, Golen sticks to SCAT Crankshafts I-beam rods.

“Golen typically utilizes a SCAT Crankshafts-brand I-beam, forged-steel rod that is 6.100 inches long, with full floating pins.

‘They’re an inexpensive rod that has been used in many of our 550-horsepower engines with no questions asked,’ said Golen.”


Read the full article on building a salvage yard LS engine on Chevy Hardcore’s website.


About SCAT Enterprises

For over 50 years SCAT Enterprises has offered a wide range of products under the SCAT Crankshafts and Procar by SCAT brands. In addition to a comprehensive line of crankshaft options, the brand offers high-quality connecting rods and rotating assemblies for a wide variety of applications, including Small and Big Block Chevy, Chevy LS, Small and Big Block Ford, Ford Modular, Vintage Ford, Small and Big Block Chrysler, Modern Hemi, Pontiac, Sport Compact, Motorcycle and Industrial. Additionally, SCAT Crankshafts can make a crankshaft from a raw billet to a finished crankshaft in its Redondo Beach, California, manufacturing facility.

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