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How To Swap An LS Cam

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The GM LS is one of the most affordable and versatile engines on the market today. COMP Cams has enthusiastically responded to this popularity with a wide variety of high performance camshafts and upgrading to one couldn’t be easier. To demonstrate this, Xceleration Media’s Richard Holdener recently hosted a step-by-step video on swapping a more potent COMP grind camshaft into a stock ... Read More »

COMP Cams Back To Basics Video: Pushrods

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Memphis, TN –In this Back to Basics Video, we take a quick look at making sure you have the proper length pushrod for your GM LS engine. Back to Basics is a brand new series bringing quick tech and installation videos to the automotive enthusiast. In this video, Richard Holdener from Xceleration Media is at Westech Performance to educate LS ... Read More »

COMP Cams Quick Tech Video: Proper Valve Spring Setup

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Memphis, TN – The latest Quick Tech Video from COMP Cams provides viewers with the basics on how to properly set up your valve springs. Improper valve spring installation is a common cause of engine failure. In this video, Bradley Brown, head of valve springs at COMP Cams, talks about proper valve spring installation. Brown illustrates the important processes when ... Read More »

The Ultimate Stroker – Squeezing 427 Inches Into An SBC

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Our friends at Horsepower Monster have recently been building up a Small Block Chevy into a stroker 427 using off-the-shelf components. Their goal is to put together a daily-driver engine that is capable of more than 550 horsepower and can run on pump gas. The build includes a COMP Cams Thumpr™ Hydraulic Roller Camshaft, High Energy™ Hydraulic Roller Lifters and Ultra Pro ... Read More »

COMP Cams How-To Video: Set Pre-Load With Non-Adjustable Rockers

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Memphis, TN – In this video from COMP Cams, viewers can learn exactly how to set pre-load with non-adjustable rocker arms. Many applications today use non-adjustable rockers, including the popular GM LS engine. Watch as COMP Performance Group host Lauren Rosado uses the LS as an example to explain the proper way to set pre-load with non-adjustable rocker arms. The ... Read More »

COMP Cams Hydraulic Roller Lifters: 101 Video

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Memphis, TN – The latest video from COMP Cams covers the basics of hydraulic roller lifter prep and installation, as well as provides troubleshooting tips to reduce excessive valve train noise. Class is in session with COMP Performance Group host Lauren Rosado as she delivers a three-minute video course on all you need to know about hydraulic roller lifters. These lifters ... Read More »

Product Spotlight Video: COMP Cams Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters

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Memphis, TN – In the latest Product Spotlight Video, COMP Cams Valve Train Engineering Group Manager, Billy Godbold, explains how Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters are built and what makes them superior to others on the market. New Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters from COMP Cams are designed to serve as a performance upgrade from the brand’s Endure-X Lifters and a value alternative to ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group Launches LS Power Magazine

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Memphis, TN – With versatile GM LS engines more popular than ever, the COMP Performance Group™ has created its own publication devoted solely to these power plants in the form of LS Power. Billed as “The Resource Guide for LS Performance,” LS Power is designed to inform, educate and entertain enthusiasts with a wide variety of LS-specific content. Intended to ... Read More »

Chevy High Performance – The Four-Lobe Symphony

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In the April issue of Chevy High Performance, editor Jake Amatisto works with the COMP Cams staff to learn about the company’s brand new 4-Pattern Camshafts. These hydraulic roller cams are designed to optimize valve events based on runner length. Amatisto’s story goes into detail about the technology behind this revolutionary line of canshafts and how they will benefit street and ... Read More »

Mopar Muscle – Bolt On And Go

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For their March 2013 issue, the talented editorial team over at Mopar Muscle magazine installs a very cool Xtreme Energy Camshaft™ from COMP Cams along with flat tappet lifters in their 383 Chrysler Newport convertible in an attempt to add some power to the ride. A COMP Double Roller Timing Set and Engine Break-In Oil complete the COMP Performance Group™ components. The ... Read More »