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Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords – 363 Vs. 363 Pt. 1

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In the July 2012 issue, the editorial team at Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords introduces an experiment to find out whether a 363 stroker or an equivalent tall-deck 363 Windsor will make more power. Both engines feature valve train components from COMP Cams including: –Custom Grind Camshafts –Ultra Pro Magnum™ XD Rocker Arms Hydraulic Roller Lifters –Ford Hydraulic Roller Retro-Fit Kit ... Read More »

Engine Swaps – Budget Valve Train Upgrade For LS Engine For LS Engines (COMP Cams)

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In the Summer 2012 issue, the team over at Engine Swaps Magazine makes a few performance upgrades to its LS engine with some cost effective products from COMP Cams. Included in the editorial here is the COMP GM LS Retro-Fit Trunion Kit, along with Beehive™ Valve Springs, Hi-Tech™ Pushrods and the GM LS Valve Train Upgrade Kit (Gen III/LS1/LS6) for mild ... Read More »

Engine Swaps – Budget Chevelle, LS Engine Swap (COMP Cams)

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In this editorial written specifically for DIY-ers, the staff at Engine Swaps, presented by Car Craft, drops an LS truck engine into a ’66 Chevelle. However, the story also helps if the reader is making a similar swap into an early or second gen ’68 to ’72 Camaro or Nova, Buick Special, Olds Cutlass F-85 or Pontiac Tempest. For the ... Read More »

Chevy High Performance-How It Works

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For an upcoming editorial, Stephen Kim of Chevy High Performance spoke extensively with BIlly Godbold, Valve Train Engineering Group Leader at COMP Cams. Check out the editorial by clicking on the attachment below, and learn what Billy had to say about the history of cam grinding technology at COMP, and where he sees computer automation taking in the future. We ... Read More »

COMP Cams Quick Tech Video: Valve Spring Seat & Valve Guide Cutting Tools

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Memphis, TN − The latest installment in the COMP Cams Quick Tech Video series is an instructional video on using valve spring seat cutting tools and valve guide cutting tools to machine your cylinder heads. The newest Quick Tech Video from COMP Cams demonstrates how easy it is to use valve spring seat cutters and valve guide cutters to quickly and ... Read More »

COMP Cams Quick Tech Video: LS Valve Spring Compressor Tool

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Memphis, TN − The latest addition to the Quick Tech Video series from COMP Cams demonstrates how to use the LS Valve Spring Compressor Tool for removing valve springs on LS engines with the cylinder heads on or off. Economical and easy to use, this LS Valve Spring Compressor Tool is a must have for all LS engine builders and ... Read More »

Mopar Muscle – Testing, Testing

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For thier May 2012 issue, the staff at Mopar Muscle put together a 383 to do some serious dyno testing. In addition to parts they found lying around their shop, the team used a COMP Cams Xtreme Energy™ flat tappet cam and lifters, COMP Dual Valve Springs and COMP Ultra-Pro Magnum™ Rockers. Learn how the build went by clicking on the attachment below, ... Read More »

Modern Mouse: Part 3

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In the third installment of their Modern Mouse project, the team at Super Chevy beefs up it’s 5.3L LS to a 383 stroker with the help of a FAST™ LSXR™ 102mm Intake Manifold. Meanwhile, the engine’s experimental evil twin, Mayhem Mouse, features a wild cam setup from COMP Cams, as well as COMP 1.72 Ulta-Gold™ Aluminum Roller Rockers. Read the ... Read More »

Circle Track: Sprint Car Front Drive Kit For LS Engines

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Circle Track Magazine recently examined the new Sprint Car Front Drive Kit for LS engines from COMP Cams and RHS. Click on the attachment below to see how the clean-sheet design allows no-modification installation of a sprint car magneto, water pump and oil pump, and takes LS engines into Sprint Car Racing. We also encourage you to pick up the ... Read More »

Car Craft – How To Build Big Hammer Power

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The goal was to make more power from a 406 c.i. Small Block Chevy engine running on pump gas. Jeff Smith from Car Craft writes about how he and his crew did just that, picking up more than 500 lb.-ft. of torque and more than 60 horsepower with the use of a COMP Cams Thumpr™ Cam, Pro Magnum Lifters™, 1.6:1 Roller ... Read More »