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Vette – Existing In A Vacuum


Installing a high-powered engine is great for performance, but the corresponding reduction in manifold vacuum can compromise the power brakes. Vette Magazine shows us a simple fix for this problem using a Comp Cams® Vacuum Storage Canister. Click on the attachment below to read the full article. We also strongly encourage you to pick up the February 2012 issue of ... Read More »

Car Craft – All-Alloy Indian


In the February 2012 issue, the crew at Car Craft documents the action as H-O Racing’s Ken Crocie builds an all aluminum Big Block Pontiac engine for a customer’s 1978 Trans-Am. The build, coming in at 535 c.i. and making 650 HP, features a COMP Cams custom grind roller cam, as well as COMP valve springs, COMP Ultra-Gold™ 1.65:1 roller rockers and a billet roller timing ... Read More »

MM&FF – Homebuilt Stroker Swap


This article from Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords demonstrates how to build an affordable 347ci stroker at home using a 5.0L block that has been machined for a 347 stroker kit. The big engine’s valve train is 100 percent COMP Cams and features a COMP Xtreme Energy™ hydraulic roller camshaft (35-522-8). To read the full article, click on the attachment ... Read More »

Mopar Muscle – Rebuilding A Legend

Last month Mopar Muscle Magazine outlined the plan to build an engine for an original 1968 Hemi Barracuda raced by Ronnie Sox. This month they’ll show us how they built the engine with COMP Cams components, and what happened when they fired it up for the first time! Click on the attachment below to read the article, or pick up the latest ... Read More »

Popular Hot Rodding – The Anti-LS Part 2


In the second part of their installment, editors at Popular Hot Rodding continue their efforts to build a Small Block Chevy engine to compete with the LS powerplant. To do so, they used a variety of COMP Cams parts, including a custom grind solid roller camshaft, Ultra Pro Magnum™ Roller Rockers and Endure-X™ Lifters, among numerous other COMP components. The build also included a TCI Rattler ... Read More »

Truckin’ – Cam Your Ram Part II


Here the crew at Truckin’ strokes its Dodge Ram’s 5.7L Hemi engine, complete with a custom hydraulic roller cam from COMP Cams and a COMP double roller timing chain. The goal was to increase torque production without sacrificing drivability through the method of increased displacement. Click on the attachment below to read what they learned. We also encourage you to pick up the ... Read More »

Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords – Double Trouble


The crew at Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords built and dynoed a 408 stroker, doubling the power of a tired 351W using a COMP camshaft, adjustable double-roller timing chain, hardened pushrods and valve spring upgrade. Click on the attachment below to read the full article. We also strongly encourage you to pick up the latest issue of Muscle Mustangs & Fast ... Read More »

5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords – Trade Winds


KJ Jones and the guys at 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords go to work on an ’03 Cobra, getting over-the-top power from a stealth package that includes COMP Cams valve train components. To read the full article, click on the attachment below. Or, we encourage you to pick up the July 2011 issue of 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords. Click ... Read More »

Car Craft – How To Degree A Cam In An LS Engine


Car Craft Magazine and Jeff Smith walk through the steps of degreeing a new LS camshaft using a COMP Cams LS Cam Degree Kit, Timing Set and Camshaft. Click on the attachment below to read the full article as a PDF, or pick up the March, 2011 issue of Car Craft Magazine. Click here to see the Car Craft PDF. Read More »

Engine Masters Magazine Compares COMP Chevy Hydraulic Cams


Editor Steve Dulcich tackles the assignment of installing and comparing seven of COMP’s most popular hydraulic flat tappet cams for Small Block Chevy engines. Click on the attached PDF file to view the full article and we also encourage you to pick-up the latest issue of Engine Masters magazine on your local newstand. Click here to see Engine Masters PDF!   ... Read More »