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Car Craft – How To Degree A Cam In An LS Engine


Car Craft Magazine and Jeff Smith walk through the steps of degreeing a new LS camshaft using a COMP Cams LS Cam Degree Kit, Timing Set and Camshaft. Click on the attachment below to read the full article as a PDF, or pick up the March, 2011 issue of Car Craft Magazine. Click here to see the Car Craft PDF. Read More »

COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel Comes Back To Hot Rod Power Tour In 2014

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Memphis, TN – With competitions scheduled for Charlotte, NC, and Knoxville, TN, the popular Engine Builder Duel will make its annual Hot Rod Power Tour appearance this year. The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel, presented by Snap-On Tools, has become a popular and anticipated part of automotive events across the country. The competition will return in 2014, with the duel calendar kicking ... Read More »

OneDirt.com Builds A 355 Vortec Headed Engine For The 2010 Season


If you’ve been following our (Onedirt.com) Madd Maxx Street Stock car’s exploits at Victorville Speedway, you know that we struggled to keep our car together in 2009. Well, that extended to the engine unfortunately. In the final race of 2009 – the infamous Turkey classic – we expired our engine we built last year when we had a spectacular failure. ... Read More »

Building a 850+ HP ’03 Cobra Engine


The late model Mustang that rings a bell in any blue oval enthusiast’s mind is the 2003-2004 Mustang Cobra. At 390 factory-rated horsepower, the supercharged 4.6-liter 4-valve modular engine produced more power than any other late model Mustang in history at the time. Not only were they fast from the factory, but they also took very well to mods. Case ... Read More »

StangTV Builds A Nasty 408ci SBF With FPS


One of the requests that we get over and over again is ‘More Engine Builds’. Well, you got your wish with this build of a 550 hp 408ci small block Ford by Ford Performance Solutions. Owner Troy Bowen used his over 15 years of engine building experience and got in touch with the industry leaders to come up with a ... Read More »

Building a “Rookie Proof” Short Block Powered By COMP Cams


OneDirt’s project car, a street stock late ’70s Camaro, had experienced a run of bad luck: overheating problems, over-revving problems, transmission failure, and finally – a blown engine. Maxx was in serious need of some professional help. We rounded up the wagons and had a meeting to determine what our next step would be. Obviously, we had to get some ... Read More »

408 Clevor Valve Train Upgrade & Track Results – FordMuscle.com


In this Tech Exchange article I’m going to share my recent decision to upgrade my valve train and back it up with some before and after quarter mile track results. For those who do not know, I run my 65 Ranchero in a few of the NMRA National Series events. Last year was my first time participating and I recently ... Read More »

12 Questions With Gary Henderson Of COMP Cams

From Full Time Racer To Helping Engine Builders Solve Their Valve Train Problems, Gary Henderson Has Done It All During 30+ Years In The Industry Name: Gary Henderson Job Title: Engine Builder Performance Technician At COMP Cams Gary Henderson is a COMP Cams engine performance technician. When master engine builders call for help, it’s Henderson’s job to answer the tough ... Read More »

Facts About COMP Cams You Probably Didn’t Know

Below are some random facts about COMP Cams, its employees and its world class performance products. Take a few minutes to get to know more about the Absolute Leader In Valve Train Technology. The COMP Cams Technical Services Group handles well over 1500 phone calls and hundreds of emails/instant chats each day from 7-8 CST during the week and on Saturday from ... Read More »

Car Culture Is Alive & Well With Our Youth

During a recent trip to the west coast I had one of those “ahhhhh” moments. You know the ones…. usually you’re just minding your own business when everything suddenly becomes crystal clear. It’s like getting hit between the eyes by a 2×4 or slamming the wall backwards at 140+ mph in an ASA racecar (that’s the day I realized there ... Read More »