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Power For Peanuts: Gen V Big Block Power

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By Richard Holdener/Photos by Author  We all love big-block Chevys, right? But does that love affair include the much –maligned, peanut-port motors? For the uninitiated, peanut port refers to the small, oval-port heads used on the Gen-V 454 truck motors run prior to the introduction of the Gen VI in 1996. When Chevy introduced the Gen VI iteration, they replaced ... Read More »

The A Team: Cam, Chemicals and Boost

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The first step on the road to success with any LS, even a boosted one, is always a cam swap!    When it comes right down to it, all dyno testing is fun, some tests are just more fun than others. Case in point, any test that involves what we call the A-Team, meaning a motor from the wrecking yard, ... Read More »

Better With Boost: LS Turbo Cam Swap

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By Richard Holdener/Photos By Author What turbo motor couldn’t use an extra 100 hp or so? Okay people, say it with me, if you want to make your LS more powerful, change the cam. A cam (and springs) should always be the first upgrade you make to any LS motor, as it is the last component that the otherwise perfect factory ... Read More »

COMP Cams® Hustler™ Camshafts for GM 604 Crate Engines

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® has created a Hustler™ camshaft series featuring two new billet camshafts, as well as two regrind options, for GM 603 and 604 Crate Engines owners wanting to press the rules a bit. The Stage 1 billet cam is ground to the same factory lobe lift, but with three degrees more duration and a lobe that ... Read More »

COMP Cams® LST™ Camshaft Packages for GM LS Applications

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  Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® LST™ (Low Shock Technology) Camshaft Packages for GM LS applications take the guesswork out of choosing the right valve train upgrade package for your specific engine and desired performance. The “Low Shock Technology” behind COMP Cams® LST™ Camshaft Packages features lobe profiles designed to maximize horsepower, while improving stability at higher RPM. These profiles ... Read More »

COMP Cams® FSL™ Series Camshaft for GM LS3 Engines

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® has added an application to their award winning FSL™ Series Camshafts. This series, introduced late last year, was the first performance aftermarket camshaft series to pass the stringent California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (E.O.) process for a domestic engine in almost 20 years. The CARB E.O.-certified camshaft offers drop-in convenience, with no valve ... Read More »

COMP Cams® Thumpr™ NSR Cams for Dodge Gen III, IV Hemi Engines

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  Memphis, TN – The COMP Cams® Thumpr™ NSR Cams for Dodge Gen III/IV Hemi Engines bring the wildly popular Thumpr™ sound to late model Hemi engines, while offering big power gains and no need to upgrade valve springs. The Thumpr™ grinds for Gen III and Gen IV Hemi engines need little more than a tune (phaser limiter also required ... Read More »

COMP Cams® Thumpr™ NSR Cam Sets for Ford Coyote 5.0L Engines

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  Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® is bringing the Thumpr™ camshaft series to 2011-14 and 2015-17 Ford Coyote 5.0L engines. The new COMP Cams® Thumpr™ No Springs Required (NSR) Camshafts offer big power gains along with the unmistakable Thumpr™ idle lope, all without the need to upgrade valve springs. Ford’s Ti-VCT variable valve timing system is responsible for the flat ... Read More »

COMP Cams GM Gen V (LT1/L83/L86) Camshafts

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Memphis, TN -The first company to offer performance cam upgrades for GM Gen V (LT1, L83 and L86) V8 engines is none other than COMP Cams. Revolutionary GM Gen V Camshafts (LT1/L83/L86) from COMP Cams are designed to work with the direct injection (DI), variable valve timing (VVT) and Active Fuel Management (AFM) lifters featured in GM’s new Gen V V8 ... Read More »

COMP Cams GM Gen V (LT1/L83/L86) Sportsman Tool Steel Camshafts

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Memphis, TN –GM Gen V Sportsman Tool Steel Camshafts from COMP Cams are high-strength, custom-ground components utilizing aggressive direct injection lobe profile options, allowing the engine to support added horsepower. COMP Cams tool steel cam core technology, widely seen in NASCAR, NHRA and other professional race engines, is now available in the form of GM Gen V (LT1/L83/L86) Sportsman Tool Steel ... Read More »