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Speed Secrets: Cathedral vs Rectangular Port Cam For Your 408 Stroker Engine Cam Swap

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What happens when you upgrade from a factory camshaft to an aftermarket cam when you do the swap on a 408 stroker engine? Digging even deeper, what happens when you upgrade to an LS3 rectangular port style camshaft, on a stroker that’s equipped with cathedral-port cylinder heads? Let’s find out if this combination will work! When you look at the ... Read More »

COMP Cams® Hustler™ Camshafts Expanded for GM CT525 LS-Based Crate Engines

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® is expanding the Hustler™ Camshaft Series for CT525 LS-based crate engine owners not afraid to push the limits of the rulebook for extra horsepower, torque and usable RPM range. The Hustler™ profiles are now available in two stages for the CT525 crate engine. The Stage 1 Hustler™ cam profile offers .004” more lift than the ... Read More »

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® 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 »