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Modified Mustangs & Fords – FE = Real Iron Part 2

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In the October issue of Modified Mustangs & Fords, the editorial staff compares a vintage ‘66 427 Cobra specification with a 482c.i. stroker. They test out both engines on the dyno to determine which makes more power. Both engines feature COMP Cams camshafts, lifters and pushrods. Read about the comparison test by clicking on the link below, or we also encourage ... Read More »

Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords – 363 Vs. 363, Part 2

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The editorial staff at Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords recently took on an experiment to find out whether a short-deck 363 stroker or an equivalent tall-deck 363 Windsor would make more power. The second part of the project features the editors assembling the 363c.i. short-deck engine and “preparing it for battle.” Both engines feature valve train components from COMP Cams including: ... Read More »

Camaro Performers – Repurposing

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In a recent issue of Camaro Performers, the editorial staff breathes new life into a GM ZZ4 engine that first hit the streets over ten years ago. A variety of aftermarket parts and components are included in the build, including a COMP Cams Thumpr™ Cam, COMP Ultra-Gold™ Rockers and a TCI Rattler Torsional Vibration Absorber. You can read about the project by clicking ... Read More »

Super Chevy – Rock On, Rockers!

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In the August 2012 issue of Super Chevy, the editorial staff swaps out the worn aftermarket rockers from a ’70 Z28 Camaro that still has the LT1-350 in it. The old rocker arms are replaced with the COMP Cams Ultra-Gold™ ARC Series Aluminum Rocker Arms to increase engine power, enhance valve train stability and improve oiling. The project also features COMP 7/16 ... Read More »

Street Rodder – Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Shaver Racing Engines’ stroked and bored 348 and 409 engines are profiled In the August 2012 issue of Street Rodder Magazine. A COMP Cams hydraulic roller cam, COMP valve train components, including Ultra-Pro Magnum™ Rockers, roller lifters, checking pushrods, a sprocket and chain set and a FAST™ EZ-EFI are featured in the builds. Click on the link below to read the story. We ... Read More »

Chevy High Performance – How It Works

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Camshaft technology, as well as the technology by which the cams are ground, has come a long way over the years. In the August 2012 issue of Chevy High Performance, COMP Cams  Valve Train Engineering Group Leader Bily Godbold explains how he has seen the business change, his company’s system and his thoughts on the future of camshaft design. Read ... Read More »

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 »