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Things Roundy Racers Say…

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Round and round they go! What’s that announcer saying? Only race fans know! If you’ve spent any time at a track or watching racing, you know the language can be as colorful as the cars themselves. On a bet, we rounded up some racing-related jargon to share. Did we leave any out? Email me: bflannery@compcams.com Also keep an eye out ... Read More »

COMP Camaro Makes Debut

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COMP Cams debuted its tribute 1969 Camaro, rebuilt for the company’s 40th birthday, during the Rev’n Rods and Heartland Music Tour in Mississippi on July 18. Read More »

Rev’n Rods & Heartland Music Tour – Southaven, MS

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COMP Cams is proud to be a presenting sponsor of the Rev’n Rods and Heartland Music Tour and will celebrate the company’s 40th Anniversary during the Southaven, MS tour stop. [View the story “Rev’n Rods & Heartland Music Tour – Southaven” on Storify] Read More »

2016 Street Machine Nationals St Paul Coverage

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Check out these cool highlights of this weekend’s 2016 Street Machine Nationals in St Paul, MN! Hashtag #cpgstpaul and see if your pics make the cut. [View the story “2016 Street Machine Nationals – St. Paul” on Storify] Read More »

COMP Cams To Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Camaro Reveal

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COMP Cams will celebrate 40 years in Memphis this month. Festivities include the unveiling of a Camaro built as tribute to company COO Scooter Brothers’ 1975 US Nationals-winning race car, recently resurrected for a Ruby Anniversary overhaul. The rebuilt convertible will be displayed at the COMP Cams booth during the Rev’n Rods and Heartland Music Tour stop on Monday, July 18, ... Read More »

History of the 4BBL abbreviation

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We’ve all seen and written “4BBL” a hundred times when talking about carburetors and throttle bodies. At one time or another most of us have wondered about the mysterious second letter B. Obviously, we know it stands for “barrel”, but why the extra B? I have a theory. The abbreviation bbl is widely accepted as a unit of measurement for ... Read More »

Sportsman Lifters: Tech, Durability and Affordability In One

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There are plenty of lifters out there designed specifically for drag racing. Neither supply nor demand is a problem for these critical components. Cost and durability are. It’s easy to break your racing budget with a trick lifter, but as racers well know, the relationship between all components in a valve train package is more important than any individual part. ... Read More »

RHS Pro Elite LS7 heads offer HP gains with bolt-in simplicity

RHS offers its Pro Elite LS7 cylinder heads in 291cc and 307cc configurations to suit a wide range of street and race applications. They’re available fully CNC-ported or as raw castings. For older 3.900-inch-bore LS motors, RHS offers a 266cc small-bore variant as well. All Pro Elite LS7 heads are compatible with both stock and aftermarket intake manifolds.

Improving upon a set of mediocre OE cylinder heads is easy. Simply open up the bowls and back-cut the valves on a set of Gen I small-block Chevy heads, and — bam — an extra 20-30 horsepower is yours. Up the ante to a set of GM LS7 castings, however, and wringing out any additional airflow proves much more difficult. ... Read More »