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COMP Performance Group™ Strengthens Its Sales Force

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Mark Donnelly joins the team from Seattle, WA, as the new West Coast Territory Manager for the COMP Performance Group™. He has worked in all aspects of the automotive aftermarket for 23 years, including shop work as a teenager, warehouse picker/packer, WD sales, retail, repair/service, manufacturer sales and, most importantly, is an avid automotive enthusiast. With extensive knowledge in fuel ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Boosted 5.3 Upgrades = BIG POWER!

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The 5.3-liter GM Gen III engine came from humble beginnings as an easy to find engine at any given junkyard (due to its widespread use in GM trucks) as an alternative to an LS1, and now it’s becoming an engine prefer instead of the LSs, especially when it comes to boost. These engines seem to love to be force fed! ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Unleashing That Coyote Kenne Bell Magic!

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The Coyote engine is one of the most potent modern engines available on the market. Even though the displacement is ‘only’ a 5.0-liter engine, it hits very hard against its Camaro and Dodge competition. Not to mention, the technology and design allows for amazing performance potential when it comes to modifications. When Mustang owners are looking for a major bump ... Read More »

COMP Cams Parts Help to Update Mopar Slant-Six

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The 225 cubic-inch Dodge slant-six engine is rearguard by the automotive enthusiast community as a virtually indestructible engine. This popular colt engine is used in many builds, but rarely gets the recognition it deserves in terms of spotlight builds, shows, and magazines – but PowerNation recently decided to change that by updating the bulletproof engine with the help of select ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: 6R80 TCI Billet Converter Upgrade!

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Making more power with a camshaft and head swap or by adding boost is incredible but what if you’ve found a power level you’re comfortable with but still want to improve your vehicles acceleration or driving habits? Sometimes improving a vehicles performance doesn’t require more power. Sometimes a good transmission is just what a vehicle needs. For example, in the ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Everything You Need To Know About Fuel Injectors

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When building an engine, everyone knows that the right head and cam combinations and/or boost can equal big power. With so much focus on the big things, it is easy to over look the basics. The root concepts that make up an internal combustion engine, like air, spark, and fuel. Although, everyone wants to make big power, no-one wants an ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Understanding Timing For Your Best Tune

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So you’ve done your research and picked out the perfect parts for your application, put it all together, and now all you’ve gotta do is find a way to control the beast. That’s where FAST comes in with their impressive XFI management system. No matter the engine or combination, when it comes to tuning there are really two major elements ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: FAST Intake Manifolds Short Intake Runner Test

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The LSXR LS3 intake manifold is the result of extensive EFI research and development by Fast, the industry leader in fuel injection aftermarket performance parts. More flow and more power are among the many benefits this incredible intake manifold has to offer, but it doesn’t end there. The really great part about the FAST LSXR LS3 intake is its adjustability ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Control Your Boost – Cam Swap vs. Pulley Swap!

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Everyone knows that it is very simple to make more power with more boost but how does less boost produce more horsepower? Well, the answer is very logical and actually kind of a simple notion in and of itself. You see, boost is essentially a measurement of restriction and by increasing the flow of an engine you cannot only increase ... Read More »

Valve Spring Tech: Secrets of the Industry Revealed

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  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 »