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Speed Secrets: Do You Have a Favorite Camshaft?

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Most engine builders, especially those that have been building engines for a long time, have a go-to camshaft. Something they really trust to do well on any combination, from mild to extreme, and Richard Holdener with Speed Secrets is no different. He brought his first 5.0L Ford in 1987 embodied in a 1988 5.0L Ford Mustang LX. Since then he’s ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Choosing the Right Cam for a 347 Ford Engine

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Having a 347 cubic inch stroker Ford means you can do more with your cam, but picking one out can be tricky, Richard Holdener is here to help. Richard Holdener at Speed Secrets once again teams up with Comp Cams to build a mean small block stroker Ford engine. What makes a stroker engine unique is the increased length in ... 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 »

All About That Base Circle

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Of all the things I do here at COMP Cams, nothing gives me more satisfaction than helping a customer achieve success with an engine building project.  Sometimes I get the call when the project is in the idea stage, or often, the customer has already purchased a few parts such as block, crank, head castings, etc. One area I feel ... Read More »

Employee Spotlight – Gordon Holloway

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Gordon Holloway has been with COMP Cams since B.C., or before cams. He is a legend in automotive aftermarket field and is an amazing member of our staff. He’s been involved in everything from NHRA U.S. Nationals wins to NASCAR Cup championships and more. Check out his story here: Read More »

COMP Cams 3-Bolt Camshaft Race Retaining Plate Kit For LS Race Engines

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Memphis, TN – A new thrust plate kit offers bolt-on performance along with quality and style upgrades over stock cast iron and steel aftermarket thrust plates. It is compatible with stock LS applications. This new retaining plate kit is a must-have for race cars equipped with LS engines. It features an upgraded cam thrust plate along with a lock-bolt plate ... Read More »

COMP Cams 2015 Ford Mustang Coyote CR Series Camshafts

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Memphis, TN – The new CR cam series from COMP Cams is designed to greatly improve upon stock 2015 Coyote camshafts and work without modifications to the engine’s cylinder heads or phasers. COMP Cams 2015 Ford Mustang Coyote CR Series Camshafts are the first new cam and core series for 2015 and later Coyote engines. New lobes improve upon the 2011-2014 XFI ... Read More »

Gene Bowles’ T-Bucket Wins Street Rod Nationals East plus Thumpr award

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COMP Cams and the National Street Rod Association are pleased to announce the selection of the “Thumpr Award,” presented at the Street Rod Nationals East plus held in York, Pennsylvania, on June 5 – 7, 2015. This year’s selection is this highly detailed 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by Gene Bowles from Howell, New Jersey. Congratulations to Gene on this much deserved recognition! COMP Cams is ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group Brands To Be A Part Of HRIA Education Day At 2015 Detroit Autorama

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Memphis, TN – Each March the SEMA Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) hosts Education Day. The event features seminars on a variety of topics related to the performance aftermarket.  This year COMP Cams, TCI, FAST and Quarter Master are all planning to participate. HRIA Education Day will take place on Friday, March 6, at the 63rd Detroit Autorama in Detroit’s Cobo Hall. ... Read More »