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SEMA Show 2019: The Cars, The Products, The Fun!

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The show itself was filled with interesting booths and wild cars! Check out just a small selection of the massive show below! The SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner is Crowned Ringbrothers was recognized with several top awards at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada for its newest custom vehicle builds – a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro known as “VALKYRJA” and ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: 4.6L 2V COMP Cams XE274H Dyno Testing!

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Working with the experts at COMP Cams, the crew at Speed Secrets is on a mission to demonstrate the power gains of a cam swap in a 2-valve 4.6-liter modular Ford engine. Not only will you see the power gains from the swap, but the engine is thrown on the dyno both naturally aspirated, and under boost. Why show both? ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Why Build a 5.3L Stroker?

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Can a junkyard 5.3-liter engine be transformed into a fire breathing 383 cubic inch stroker engine? It can if you have the right combo! Working with the experts at COMP Cams, the Speed Secrets crew manages to accomplish just that. The 5.3-liter engine has become a very popular choice for builds and swaps, and for good reason – these engines ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: COMP Cams LS Rocker Arms Explained!

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The rocker arms are often the most neglected part of an LS engine. That’s not to say that the factory LS rockers aren’t pretty good, they are a good design, but yours probably still need to be upgraded. Working with the experts at COMP Cams, we learn exactly why, and what COMP has to upgrade those rockers to. There are ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Using ZEX Nitrous on a Built 5.3L

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On this episode of Speed Secrets, the experts at ZEX. Nitrous is awesome and works well with just about any engine or setup. In this nitrous test, it’s time to give a modified 5.3-liter engine. If you love nitrous, you’re not alone, so do we. This topic has been covered in depth in several previous videos, and many dyno tests ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: How Much Power Do You Get From Heads/Cam/Intake on an LS1?

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Speed Secrets, COMP Cams, FAST, and RHS team up on this test to see how much horsepower you can get out of 5.7-liter LS1 when you upgrade the heads, camshaft, and intake manifold. Truth be told, this combination of upgrades can be applied to an LS engine to get similar results you will soon see from the test. From the ... Read More »

COMP Cam’s Dream Team Reacts to Freak Accident That Devours Build

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If you have been watching Season 2 of Horsepower Wars $10K Drag Shootout, you know the season was riddled with the usual twists and drama that goes with the competitive nature of the show.  This season it wasn’t the show that got all of the attention.  It was the real life trailer fire that devoured the COMP Cams Dream Team ... Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 6: Scramble & the Finish

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Midwest Mayhem eats popcorn as the other three teams scramble to get their cars tuned on the dyno and ready for the race. Transmission issues plague Team Bigun and Enemies Everywhere as the clock ticks down. How much power will the big-block nitrous combo make compared to its turbo’d LS competitors? Will they all even make it? Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 5: Middle of the Build (Part 2)

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Things really start to come together as engine builds are finalized, and all four engine combinations are broken down in detail. One team even hits the dyno, as the other teams watch cautiously. Does the early bird get the worm or does slow and steady win the race? View more at: http://www.HorsepowerWars.com Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 4: Middle of the Build (Part 1)

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Stress is mounting as only Midwest Mayhem seems to be ahead of schedule, as the other teams race the clock. Budgets get tight for Team Bigun and Dream Team, and the Burrito Challenge could provide some financial relief. Who can conquer the 3-foot monster burrito? View more at: http://www.HorsepowerWars.com Read More »