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Mopar Muscle – Testing, Testing


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


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


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


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 »

Mopar Muscle Magazine – Project 7.0


In this tech article titled “Project 7.0: Engine Completion And Dyno Testing” from Mopar Muscle magazine a ’68 Valiant receives a serious upgrade that includes a custom ground COMP camshaft, solid roller lifters and Beehive™ Valve Springs. Click on the attachment below to read the full article. We also encourage you to buy the June 2011 issue of Mopar Muscle. ... Read More »

Circle Track – Maximum Effort Valve Train


Circle Track takes a look at one of the hardest working valve trains in motorsports — the Late Model Stock — and the tricks some engine builders are taking to push it to its limits. Click on the attachment below to read the full article, or pick up the July 2011 issue of Circle Track magazine. Click on the link ... Read More »

Modified Mustangs & Fords – Large & In Charge


Modified Mustangs & Fords salvage a Ford 460 and build serious power on a budget. One of the upgrades is a hydraulic flat tappet cam from COMP Cams. Read the full article by clicking on the attachment below, or pick up the May 2011 issue of Modified Mustangs & Fords. Click on the link to see the Modified Mustangs & Fords PDF. Read More »

Maximizing Valve Spring Life With COMP Cams R&D Engineer, Bradley Brown


Valve springs are the most highly overstressed component in the engine. That’s why they need special tender loving care. Whether it’s street, strip, circle track or any other use, the engineers at COMP Cams design each spring specifically with the application, camshaft design, engine speed and other factors in mind. A valve spring is just like a torsion bar, only ... Read More »

GM High-Tech – A C6 Vette Comes Together Like A Well Played Poker Hand


GM High-Tech Performance looks under the hood of a heavily modified 2007 Chevrolet Corvette sporting an LSX engine block. A few of the upgrades contributing to the car’s 640 RWHP are a COMP Hydraulic Roller Cam and FAST™ LSXR™ Intake Manifold. Click on the attachment below to read the full article. We also recommend picking up the May 2011 issue of ... Read More »

Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords – Smog-Legal Killer


In the April 2013 issue of Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, the editorial staff continues to build their emissions-friendly ’92 SSP coupe. Among other products, a variety of COMP Cams components are used in the project. COMP parts include a boost-friendly camshaft, lifters, a spider valley tray kit, Hi-Tech Pushrods™ and a composite distributor gear. You can read the story by clicking on the link below. ... Read More »