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COMP Cams Parts Help to Update Mopar Slant-Six

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The 225 cubic-inch Dodge slant-six engine is rearguard by the automotive enthusiast community as a virtually indestructible engine. This popular colt engine is used in many builds, but rarely gets the recognition it deserves in terms of spotlight builds, shows, and magazines – but PowerNation recently decided to change that by updating the bulletproof engine with the help of select ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: 6R80 TCI Billet Converter Upgrade!

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Making more power with a camshaft and head swap or by adding boost is incredible but what if you’ve found a power level you’re comfortable with but still want to improve your vehicles acceleration or driving habits? Sometimes improving a vehicles performance doesn’t require more power. Sometimes a good transmission is just what a vehicle needs. For example, in the ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Everything You Need To Know About Fuel Injectors

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When building an engine, everyone knows that the right head and cam combinations and/or boost can equal big power. With so much focus on the big things, it is easy to over look the basics. The root concepts that make up an internal combustion engine, like air, spark, and fuel. Although, everyone wants to make big power, no-one wants an ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Understanding Timing For Your Best Tune

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So you’ve done your research and picked out the perfect parts for your application, put it all together, and now all you’ve gotta do is find a way to control the beast. That’s where FAST comes in with their impressive XFI management system. No matter the engine or combination, when it comes to tuning there are really two major elements ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: FAST Intake Manifolds Short Intake Runner Test

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The LSXR LS3 intake manifold is the result of extensive EFI research and development by Fast, the industry leader in fuel injection aftermarket performance parts. More flow and more power are among the many benefits this incredible intake manifold has to offer, but it doesn’t end there. The really great part about the FAST LSXR LS3 intake is its adjustability ... Read More »

Valve Spring Tech: Secrets of the Industry Revealed

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  Here’s the valve spring technology breakdown that only top industry experts have known about, until now! With 50 years of race-winning engine building experience, David Vizard hosts episode 4 of Power Tec 10 with the goal to educate race engine builders and the home mechanic engine builder alike on new valve spring tech. Taken at face value, a valve spring ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: More Power with LESS Boost?

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Everyone wants more power and it seems like there is a common misconception that the best way to go about getting more out of a forced induction application is to increase the boost. While this does the job and is fairly easy to do, the best way by far is to actually decrease the boost. To elaborate on this concept, ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Making Easy 350 SBC Power with Vortec Heads!

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Richard Holdener with Speed Secrets has paired up with Comp Cams to showcase some very wild builds over the years. A good portion of which required a fair amount of funding to accomplish, but a decent amount of horsepower gains doesn’t have to break the bank or leave your wallet empty. Starting off with a 350 cubic inch crate engine ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: FAST LSXR 102mm Intake Test!

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How much power are intake manifolds really worth is a commonly asked question. To try his hand at answering this question, Richard Holdener with Speed Secrets teams up with Comp Cams and Fast. The problem with this question is that even though it seems pretty straight forward, it’s really not. The reality is that the power gains from an intake ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Less Valve Lash = More Horsepower?

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Speed Secrets with Richard Holdener has always had an unrelenting focus on the big parts of engine building, like camshafts, cylinder heads, intake manifold, and so on. However, there is more to achieving the right setup than just choosing the correct big ticket items. In an effort to present the affects the little details have on an engine, Richard turns ... Read More »