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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® 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 Cam Phaser Limiter Kit for GM LT4 Engines

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COMP Cams has released a Cam Phaser Limiter Kit that will restrict cam phaser motion for use of higher performance camshafts in GM LT4 engines. The kit includes a tool that allows simultaneous compression of phaser springs in 2015 or newer GM LT4 engines, as well as ensures the spring lock engages at its optimal location. Installation of the included limiter ... Read More »

New Cam Finish Technology Focus of Live Broadcast

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CPG Nation Live plans to live broadcast the next episode in its “Ask The CPG Expert” series at 2 p.m. CST November 17 on Facebook. The Facebook Live video will feature valve train engineering guru Billy Godbold discussing COMP Cams‘ revolutionary new LS cam finish technology, Micro Surface Enhancement, for increased strength and performance that far exceeds traditional polishing. He’ll explain how MSE is ... Read More »

COMP Cams Micro Surface Enhancement Better Than Traditional Polishing

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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 »

COMP Cams Claims SEMA Award for New 50-state Legal Camshaft

COMP Cams FSL Series Camshaft for GM L99 Engines

COMP Cams is proud to receive the Best New Street Performance Product award during SEMA Show 2017 for its new FSL Series Camshaft for GM L99 Engines. It is the first performance aftermarket camshaft in almost 20 years to pass the stringent California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (E.O.) process for a domestic engine. The CARB E.O.-pending camshaft offers ... Read More »

Camshaft Heat Treatment Explained

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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 »