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COMP Cams Micro Surface Enhancement Better Than Traditional Polishing

COMP Cams Micro Surface Enhancement

COMP Cams is the first in the automotive aftermarket to employ a new camshaft finish technology for increased strength and performance that far exceeds traditional polishing. Micro Surface Enhancement (MSE) is a finishing process that improved the traditional camshaft lobe and bearing journal through a 65-percent reduction in surface peak roughness and provides a 250-percent improvement in the effective load bearing ... Read More »

Camshaft Heat Treatment Explained

The shallower dimple in the outer surface shows the hardening properties of the induction hardening process. A diamond tip with a Rockwell C load was used on each.

We’ve all heard the term, but have you ever wondered what that heat treatment actually looks like, or how it’s done? Well, you are in luck. Heat-treating a camshaft ensures the lobes will hold up under the demands of the valve train. Pushrods can apply as much as 2,000- to 6,000-lb loads between the lobe and roller wheels in a ... Read More »

Which FAST EZ-EFI System Is Right For You?

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Converting from a carbureted to electronic fuel injection system doesn’t have to be hard thanks to FAST, especially when asking yourself the right questions. FAST‘s latest video will walk you through the things to consider when determining whether you need the original FAST  EZ-EFI Fuel System or EZ-EFI 2.0 Fuel + Ignition. Read More »

COMP Cams Hydraulic Roller Lifters: 101 Video

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Memphis, TN – The latest video from COMP Cams covers the basics of hydraulic roller lifter prep and installation, as well as provides troubleshooting tips to reduce excessive valve train noise. Class is in session with COMP Performance Group host Lauren Rosado as she delivers a three-minute video course on all you need to know about hydraulic roller lifters. These lifters ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group Launches Updated CPGNation.com

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Memphis, TN – CPGNation.com is the go-to resource for news and information from all of the COMP Performance Group brands. The website has recently gotten a facelift that makes it easier to use and features more content than ever. Whether it’s the latest product information, technical advice or anything in between, CPGNation.com provides performance enthusiasts with everything they need to ... Read More »

Can EFI Make Saturday Night Racing More Affordable?

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Dave Arce has put together a race engine from junkyard parts and an off-the-shelf efi system that is standing toe-to-toe with custom built race engines. By Jeff Huneycutt Photos courtesy Arce Engines NASCAR made waves a couple years ago when it finally introduced electronic fuel injection to its Cup Series engines. Lots of people proclaimed this to be a really ... Read More »

Latest Trends In Optimizing Camshafts For Forced Induction

From turbo-equipped OEM vehicles straight off the showroom floor, to hot rods and muscle cars featuring huge aftermarket blowers, boost is one of the most popular ways to make added horsepower. Using information provided by Billy Godbold, Valve Train Engineering Group Leader at COMP Cams, we will explain the variety of forced induction systems currently available and the types of ... Read More »

FAST™ Lays The Foundation For Fuel Injection In NASCAR

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Few know the behind-the-scenes role FAST™ played in helping NASCAR advance to the age of fuel injection There are all kinds of cool but little-known facts buried in the history of big league stock car racing. For instance, did you know that driver Tim Flock drove with an actual monkey as co-driver during the 1953 season? It’s true: The Rhesus ... Read More »