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COMP Cams, FAST Sponsor Engines Battle in UAE

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COMP Cams and Fuel Air Spark Technology will once again be gold and silver sponsors, respectively, of the Engines Battle at Custom Show Emirates 2017 in Abu Dhabi. UAE, on March 30 through April 1. The three-day contest requires teams to remove an engine from a vehicle, make modifications using their choice of optional performance parts, re-install the modified engine and ... Read More »

Finding the Intake Lobe Centerline

Step 3: Roll the cam backward until the gauge reads .50 lift before max lift and take a degree reading from the cam wheel.

Finding the Intake Lobe Centerline is essential to degree a camshaft, and it’s easy. See our Finding Top Dead Center article to learn how to set up the degree wheel. Read More »

Finding Top Dead Center

Step 4: Remove the piston stop and roll the engine back around until the pointer hits zero. This is your Top Dead Center.

Finding Top Dead Center on an engine is a four-step process made easy with a piston stop and a degree wheel.   Read More »

The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel will take 2016 off to re-tool

The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel will resume in 2017 after re-tooling.

  The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel breaks to re-tool for the 2017 season.  The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel program will take this event season off to completely re-tool for 2017. After eight hard years of service, the legendary Chevy small blocks will be retired. Surprisingly, two of the original three engines remain. Bryan Pitcher of COMP Cams has ... Read More »

COMP Cams Camaro Progress Update!

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Progress on the COMP Cams Camaro is underway! Kelle Oeste of V8 Speed & Resto brought her trusty car hauler out to COMP Cams and gave the Camaro a thorough inspection in September. With a passing grade and a clean enough bill of health that would enable her crew to meet our requested deadline, the white convertible was loaded up and ... Read More »

Roll With It – Convert a Flat Tappet Camshaft to a Roller

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Converting A Tried-and-True Small Block Chevy from a Flat Tappet to a Roller Camshaft Words and photos: Tommy Lee Byrd There aren’t many cutting edge ideas associated with the small block Chevy, as it’s been in the hot rod rotation for 60 years now. However, it still stands at the most popular engine platform, whether you’re dealing with a street ... Read More »

COMP Cams 2015 Ford Mustang Coyote CR Series Camshafts

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Memphis, TN – The new CR cam series from COMP Cams is designed to greatly improve upon stock 2015 Coyote camshafts and work without modifications to the engine’s cylinder heads or phasers. COMP Cams 2015 Ford Mustang Coyote CR Series Camshafts are the first new cam and core series for 2015 and later Coyote engines. New lobes improve upon the 2011-2014 XFI ... Read More »

COMP Cams LS Gear Drive Timing Sets

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Memphis, TN – New timing sets from COMP Cams provide a bulletproof timing option with the most precise cam timing possible for LS applications. COMP Cams LS Gear Drive Timing Sets are designed for LS engines that are used in racing, street, marine and extreme applications. They provide the most accurate valve timing possible by eliminating chain flutter and backlash, and bolt-on ... Read More »

COMP Cams Melonized Distributor Gears

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Memphis, TN – New distributor gears from COMP Cams provide the universal compatibility often associated with bronze gears for use with any steel, cast iron or ductile iron camshaft, but without the wear concerns. COMP Cams Melonized Distributor Gears are designed to work with Big and Small Block Chevy, Ford 302 and Ford 351W applications. The melonizing nitriding process was ... Read More »