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2016 Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tour Dates Announced!

2016 Goodguys Road Tour dates announced!

The Goodguys 2016 Hall of Fame Road Tour is Official! The popular driving tour featuring our industry’s hottest cars and biggest celebrities, will depart Roadster Shop’s headquarters in Mundelein, Illinois Saturday, September 24th and travel one thousand miles in five days to the Goodguys 24th Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, TX, arriving Thursday evening Sept ... 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!

COMP Cams Camaro rendering by Carter Hickman Designs.

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 »

COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Sets Banquet Date

Jack Sullivan claimed the 2015 CCSDS title. (Ron Mitchell Photo)

COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Announces Banquet Date Beebe, Arkansas (01/13/16) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil will host their 2015 Night of Champions banquet on Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at the Holiday Inn at the Airport sponsored by Boston’s Restaurant and Pizza (Little Rock, Arkansas). The annual banquet will cap another great year ... Read More »

Clay Millican Visits COMP Cams

Clay's record-setting Parts Plus dragster pulls 4Gs at launch and then goes up to 6Gs as the clutches fully engage. What a ride!

6-time IHRA Champion Clay Millican visits the COMP Cams headquarters in Memphis to inspire the Tech Support Staff and bench race. 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 »

The Ultimate Stroker – Squeezing 427 Inches Into An SBC

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Our friends at Horsepower Monster have recently been building up a Small Block Chevy into a stroker 427 using off-the-shelf components. Their goal is to put together a daily-driver engine that is capable of more than 550 horsepower and can run on pump gas. The build includes a COMP Cams Thumpr™ Hydraulic Roller Camshaft, High Energy™ Hydraulic Roller Lifters and Ultra Pro ... Read More »

New FAST™ Technology Explained Videos Detail All The Benefits Of EFI

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Memphis, TN – Two new videos produced by FAST™ demonstrate the advantages of EFI systems and help users determine if the EZ-EFI® or EZ-EFI 2.0® system is the right one for them. Modern electronic fuel injection systems are simple, intuitive and easy to install. In the video, “Benefits Of EFI Over Carburetors,” FAST™ Sales Manager, David Page, explains how EFI ... Read More »

Installing A FAST™ XFI™ System In A 1964 Fuel Injected HEMI Dodge

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Rich Nedbal’s first Mopar was a 1964 Dodge 2-door hardtop that he bought in 1963 after graduating from high school. It had a 305 HP 2 barrel 383. Sooner or later we all want to rebuild that special first car. So in 2000 he went looking for a 1964 Dodge carcass. He found a very straight car in Washington State ... Read More »



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