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Valve Spring Tech: Secrets of the Industry Revealed


  Here’s the valve spring technology breakdown that only top industry experts have known about, until now! With 50 years of race-winning engine building experience, David Vizard hosts episode 4 of Power Tec 10 with the goal to educate race engine builders and the home mechanic engine builder alike on new valve spring tech. Taken at face value, a valve spring ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Less Valve Lash = More Horsepower?

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Speed Secrets with Richard Holdener has always had an unrelenting focus on the big parts of engine building, like camshafts, cylinder heads, intake manifold, and so on. However, there is more to achieving the right setup than just choosing the correct big ticket items. In an effort to present the affects the little details have on an engine, Richard turns ... Read More »

COMP Cams® NSR Drift Cam for GM LS Gen III/IV Applications


Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® introduces its first ever No Springs Required camshaft specifically designed for GM LS powered drift cars. The NSR Drift Camshaft is designed to provide a significant bolt-in power increase, with some applications gaining over 90 HP.  Along with major gains in power, excellent throttle response is achieved and valve train stability is maintained up to ... Read More »

COMP Cams® .660” Lift Dual Valve Spring Kits for GM LS Applications

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® .660” Lift Dual Valve Springs for GM LS applications are now available in complete kits that allow for easy installation on popular LS street/strip applications. With a .660″ maximum lift, these Dual Valve Springs are ideal for any high performance street or race application where aggressive cams are used.  Manufactured from Super Clean™ wire and subject ... Read More »

COMP Cams® .700” Lift Dual Valve Spring Kits for GM LT1/LS7 Applications

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® .700” Lift Dual Valve Springs for GM LT1/LS7 Applications are now available in complete kits that allow for easy installation on LT1/LS7 street, drag and road course applications. With a .700″ maximum lift, these COMP Cams® Dual Valve Springs are an excellent choice for high performance street and race applications with aggressive camshafts. Manufactured from ... Read More »

COMP Cams® FSL™ Camshaft Series Expanded


Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® recently introduced 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, and now that product line has been expanded to include even more camshafts. The CARB E.O.-certified camshafts offer drop-in convenience, with no valve spring change or computer ... Read More »

COMP Cams® Hustler™ Camshafts Expanded for CT350/602 Crate Engines

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® introduces two new cast iron Hustler™ cam grinds for CT350/602 Small Block-based crate engine owners not afraid to push the limits of the rule book for extra horsepower, torque and usable RPM range. The Hustler™ profiles are now available in two stages for the CT350/602 crate engines based on Small Block Chevy applications. The Stage ... 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 »

PRI 2018: Race XD™ Bushed Solid Roller Lifters in the Spotlight

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While many race applications already use solid roller lifters, COMP Cams® has found a way to make them lighter, stronger, and overall better than ever before. At the 2018 PRI Show, Jay Adams was on hand to introduce the newly improved Race XD™ Bushed Solid Roller Lifter design. The key to this line is lightweight strength, “These are built with ... Read More »

Power For Peanuts: Gen V Big Block Power


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 »