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Circle Track – Upgrading The Crate, Part 2

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In the August 2012 issue, the editorial staff at Circle Track continues the engine build series where they try to create a competitive Super Street engine from a castoff Chevy crate. The build features a Chevy 604 utilizing a COMP Cams solid flat tappet camshaft, Beehive™ LS Valve Springs, Ultra Pro Magnum™ Steel Rockers and COMP guideplates, along with parts from RHS and Powerhouse Products. Click the link to see the Circle ... Read More »

Mopar Muscle – Testing, Testing Part 2

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As part of the June 2012 issue, the staff at Mopar Muscle continues its Chrysler 383 build.This month they have picked up 58 horsepower and 35 lb-ft of torque by spending a day on the dyno. The build includes a COMP Cams flat tappet camshaft and lifters, COMP  PN 26925-16 valve springs and COMP  Ultra Pro™ Magnum Rockers. Read the story by clicking on the attachment below. We ... Read More »

Chevy High Performance – Big Heat

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In their May 2012 issue, the editorial staff at Chevy High Performance undertook the task of building a 496c.i. short block for the track. For the build they used a COMP Cams solid roller cam , the COMP Ultimate Adjustable Timing Set and Elite Race™ Solid Roller Lifters. Check out the attachment below to read about the build. We also encourage you to pick up ... Read More »

Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords – Back to Bolt-Ons

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In the May 2012 issue of Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, Richard Holdener shows us how to make 500-plus horsepower by camming a naturally aspirated Coyote crate engine with a set of COMP camshafts. Swapping four cams may sound intimidating, but the guys at the magazine quickly learned that this cam swap is an easy no-brainer. Click on the attachment below to ... Read More »

Valve Train Upgrades: Freshen Up Your Cylinder Heads-Chevy High Performance

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In their April issue the staff at Chevy High Performance writes about how to extend the lifespan of your cylinder head’s valve train. The team had the heads of their 525c.i. big block build completely rebuilt using COMP Cams Triple Valve Springs, valve seals, spring seats and shims. Read about the process by clicking on the attachment below. We also encourage you to ... Read More »

The Bigger Mouse-Chevy High Performance

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The team at Chevy High Performance has put together a 434c.i. small block stroker engine with the goal of creating a streetable combination that will also make for a good cruiser. To do so they used a COMP Cams Xtreme Energy™ Hydraulic Roller Camshaft, High Energy™ Hydraulic Lifters 1.6 ratio Ultra Pro Magnum™ Rocker Arms a COMP two-piece billet aluminum timing cover and 10W-30 Muscle Car & Street Rod ... Read More »

Uncharted Territory (MMFF)

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The editorial staff at Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords recently installed a mid-level boost Coyote Cam from COMP Cams and Cam Phaser Limiters in its 2011 Mustang GT. Read about the performance gains in the 5.0 by clicking on the attachment below. We also encourage you to pick up the March 2012 issue of Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords. Click on the link to see the Muscle ... Read More »

5.0 Mustang & Super Fords – New Life

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5.0 Mustang & Super Fords covered Pro-Dyno as they bumped up the horsepower on a retired Mustang spec racer. Among the upgrades used in the build were new heads, a new intake, and custom ground COMP Cams camshafts. Click on the attachment below to read the full article or purchase the latest issue of 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords. Click ... Read More »

Vette – Existing In A Vacuum

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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

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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 »