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2014 Car Craft Summer Nationals Coverage

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The Car Craft Summer Nationals in St. Paul, MN, has become one of the most anticipated events on the show calendar, and the brands of the COMP Performance Group™ are certainly playing a big role in this year’s event. Stay tuned during the event (Friday July 18 – Sunday July 20) for our “live” coverage of the activities and over ... Read More »

2014 Car Craft Street Machine Nationals Coverage

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See all our Car Craft Street Machine Nationals coverage from the Illinois State Fairgrounds in DuQuoin. Below you’ll see a collection of our social media posts, videos and pictures from throughout the weekend. Don’t miss out on all cool cars and good times that make this an automotive bucket list event. [View the story “2014 Car Craft Street Machine Nationals ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group™ Has Big Plans For 2014 Car Craft Summer Nationals

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Memphis, TN – The Car Craft Summer Nationals in St. Paul, MN, has become one of the most anticipated events on the show calendar, and the brands of the COMP Performance Group™ will be part of the 2014 festivities in a big way. Each July over 5,000 vehicles descend on the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” for the Car Craft Summer ... Read More »

Car Craft – LS Cathedral Port Vs. Square-Port Heads

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In the August 2012 issue, the editorial staff at Car Craft looks to answer two questions. First of all, how much power is an LS3 upgrade worth over stock cathedral-port heads? And secondly, how does the upgrade compare to a set of aftermarket heads? To answer these questions Car Craft made a variety of pulls on the dyno featuring each ... Read More »

Car Craft – How To Build Big Hammer Power

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The goal was to make more power from a 406 c.i. Small Block Chevy engine running on pump gas. Jeff Smith from Car Craft writes about how he and his crew did just that, picking up more than 500 lb.-ft. of torque and more than 60 horsepower with the use of a COMP Cams Thumpr™ Cam, Pro Magnum Lifters™, 1.6:1 Roller ... Read More »

Car Craft – The Turbo Cam Shootout

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In their September issue, the editorial staff at Car Craft took the advice of renowned engine builder Kenny Duttweiler to treat a properly sized, high-efficiency turbo engine like a naturally aspirated one. To do so, the team set up experiments in which they installed three different COMP Cams single-pattern hydraulic roller camshafts on a 420c.i. small block stroker with a pair of ... Read More »

Car Craft – All-Alloy Indian

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In the February 2012 issue, the crew at Car Craft documents the action as H-O Racing’s Ken Crocie builds an all aluminum Big Block Pontiac engine for a customer’s 1978 Trans-Am. The build, coming in at 535 c.i. and making 650 HP, features a COMP Cams custom grind roller cam, as well as COMP valve springs, COMP Ultra-Gold™ 1.65:1 roller rockers and a billet roller timing ... Read More »