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Product Spotlight Video: COMP Cams Conical Valve Springs

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Memphis, TN – In the latest Product Spotlight Video from COMP Cams®, Valve Train Engineering Group Manager, Billy Godbold, explains how new Conical Valve Springs are the latest advancement in valve train technology. The conical valve spring design is not a new concept as OEs have been experimenting with it for years. However, COMP Cams® is the very first company ... Read More »

If You Ask Billy…


In the past, before engine dynamometers became rather common- place among the racing community, parts manufacturers essentially aimed their products towards presumed needs and manufacturing techniques.  Today, the level of parts specialization has increased dramatically. We sat down with the Head Engineer at COMP Cams, Billy Godbold, to discuss what they have done to adjust to the changing environment. Click on the ... Read More »

RHS Helps Set IRS Gen V Camaro Record


Nick Fillipides, owner/operator of Deer Park, New York’s American Racing Headers, recently set the Independent Rear Suspension Gen V Camaro quarter-mile record during the LSX Shootout at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. Nick and team won the title with an 8.39 second pass, and also recently topped the 164 mph mark at a separate event. The Camaro utilizes an RHS LS ... Read More »

Rodding Across The Country With Bob Kovaly And COMP Cams


Many people have dreamed of making a cross country trip in their street rod. Bob Kovaly of Palm Coast, FL, has done it. “As a teenager growing up in New Jersey I was part of the drag racing scene,” he says. “ It’s always been a dream of the east coast kid to go to the west coast with his ... Read More »

COMP Cams And MTI Racing Work Together To Power The World Of GM Performance


Marietta, Georgia-based MTI Racing utilizes products from the COMP Performance Group™ to keep both its client’s hot rods and its staff’s own personal vehicles at the front of the pack. After more than twenty years in business, MTI Racing has built a strong reputation in the motorsports world as one of the true one-stop shops for high performance needs. The ... Read More »

Salter Racing Engines Wins And Wins With COMP Cams


With only three employees, Salter Racing Engines in Winston-Salem, NC, is a small operation that has grown to be one of the premier engine building shops in the country. Chief engine builder and designer Brian Salter is the mastermind behind the business. The owner of two college degrees, his drive and work ethic have propelled his company to the forefront ... Read More »

Terry Muskrat Selected As COMP Cams Top Performer For April


Memphis, TN − In 2012, weekly racers are being randomly recognized as the COMP Cams Top Performer of the Month. The winner for April is Oklahoma driver Terry Muskrat. The latest recipient of the COMP Cams Top Performer honors for April is racing veteran Terry Muskrat, who hails from Stillwell, Oklahoma. With over 29 years of racing experience under his belt, ... Read More »

Lamar Walden Has Been With COMP Cams From The Beginning


Lamar Walden has built a career out of building engines. Lamar Walden Automotive, based in Doraville, GA, has been in business since 1968. Billed as the “Home of the World Fastest 409s,” the seven person operation is a full-service building and tuning shop for high performance Chevrolet engines with all work done in house. And throughout the company’s history, its ... Read More »

COMP Cams Works With Reher-Morrison Racing Engines To Evolve Through Time


After more than forty years in business, Reher-Morrison Racing Engines continues to use technological advances to stay ahead of the competition, and COMP Cams components are a part of its winning combination. Based in Arlington, TX, Reher-Morrison Racing Engines epitomizes what is great about American motorsports. Not only does the company utilize the latest technology to produce engine products that ... Read More »

Casey Findley Chosen As COMP Cams Top Performer For February


Memphis, TN − In 2012, weekly racers are being randomly recognized as the COMP Cams Top Performer of the Month, and the winner for February is Arkansas driver, Casey Findley. Bryant, Arkansas’ Casey Findley has been chosen as the very first COMP Cams Top Performer of the Month, the latest COMP program recognizing racers’ on-track accomplishments. Casey is 38 years old and ... Read More »