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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

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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

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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 »

Speed Secrets: Are Small Block Chevy Cam Swaps Like LS Cam Swaps?

Speed Secrets: Are Small Block Chevy Cam Swaps Like LS Cam Swaps?

Can you get the same kind of gains from Small Block Chevy cam swaps as the LS guys? Find out in this episode of Speed Secrets with Richard Holdener. Chevys revolutionary LS based engines seem to be an anomaly. With the way these engines respond to even mild cams, it makes you wonder how it can be so superior to ... 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 »

Speed Secrets: Cam Swapping Your 3/4 Small Block Chevy

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Richard Holdener tells you what you need to know about cam swapping your 4.3-liter V6 in this video of Speed Secrets. To find out how well the ever popular 4.3L V6 would respond to a cam swap, they start off with a fresh rebuild of the 4.3L engine and put it on the dyno. Although originally this engine had an ... Read More »