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PRI 2018: Race XD™ Bushed Solid Roller Lifters in the Spotlight

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While many race applications already use solid roller lifters, COMP Cams® has found a way to make them lighter, stronger, and overall better than ever before. At the 2018 PRI Show, Jay Adams was on hand to introduce the newly improved Race XD™ Bushed Solid Roller Lifter design. The key to this line is lightweight strength, “These are built with ... Read More »

COMP Cams® Hustler™ Lifters for GM 604 Crate Engines

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® Hustler™ Lifters for GM 603 & 604 Crate Engines look stock but offer superior performance in race applications with tight rules packages. The new lifters feature reduced internal piston travel for increased stiffness and greater valve lift when compared to stock lifters in sealed GM 603 and 604 crate and 1987-1998 GM small block engines. ... Read More »

Top 10 Cam Failure Culprits

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Cams, cams, cams.. While camshafts can and do “go out,” something other than a bad core more often than not is to blame. Below are 10 things to think about before calling foul on your cam. COIL BIND Coil bind is when a spring compresses solid before or during full camshaft lift. This stack of metal stops the valve train ... Read More »

Sportsman Lifters: Tech, Durability and Affordability In One

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There are plenty of lifters out there designed specifically for drag racing. Neither supply nor demand is a problem for these critical components. Cost and durability are. It’s easy to break your racing budget with a trick lifter, but as racers well know, the relationship between all components in a valve train package is more important than any individual part. ... 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 Chevrolet Offset Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams Offset Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters for Chevrolet applications are premium-quality, high-value components designed for sportsman and professional racing along with high-end street machines. These lifters come in both needle bearing or bushing configurations and are available with either left or right offset pushrod seats. New Offset Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters from COMP Cams are designed to be ... Read More »

Modified Mustangs & Fords – Cleveland Powerhouse

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In their February issue, the great staff at Modified Mustangs & Fords installs a COMP Cams custom grind camshaft, Endure-X™ Solid Roller Lifters and Hi-Tech Stainless Steel Rockers™, as well as COMP seals, locks, retainers and stud girdles, on a stroked 351 Cleveland. The powerplant is under the hood of a ’69 Mustang and is designed to be potent on the strip ... Read More »

Street Rodder – Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Shaver Racing Engines’ stroked and bored 348 and 409 engines are profiled In the August 2012 issue of Street Rodder Magazine. A COMP Cams hydraulic roller cam, COMP valve train components, including Ultra-Pro Magnum™ Rockers, roller lifters, checking pushrods, a sprocket and chain set and a FAST™ EZ-EFI are featured in the builds. Click on the link below to read the story. We ... Read More »

Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords – 363 Vs. 363 Pt. 1

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In the July 2012 issue, the editorial team at Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords introduces an experiment to find out whether a 363 stroker or an equivalent tall-deck 363 Windsor will make more power. Both engines feature valve train components from COMP Cams including: –Custom Grind Camshafts –Ultra Pro Magnum™ XD Rocker Arms Hydraulic Roller Lifters –Ford Hydraulic Roller Retro-Fit Kit ... Read More »