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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 »

More Motor and More Blower

Blowers, cams, and big blocks, oh my!

Words and Photos: Richard Holdener There is a very famous saying among performance enthusiasts that goes something like this: No matter how much power you give someone, they will always want more! This is especially true of racers, but even applies to hardcore street guys. The problem is that once we have sampled what feels like all the power we ... Read More »