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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 »

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 »