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Speed Secrets: 5.3 LM7 Cam and Intake Test! How good is the TBSS manifold

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What kind of power gains can you get when you upgrade both the camshaft and intake manifold on a 5.3-liter engine? That’s what the team at Speed Secrets set out to find out, working with the experts at COMP Cams. What’s really cool about the experiment on this is, we get to look at the power gains from the combo, ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: What Makes Nitrous So Amazing?

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Nitrous has a high level of versatility, and is just generally pretty awesome. In this episode of Speed Secrets, the team works with the guys over at ZEX to demonstrate just why and how this gas is so useful for engine builders and racers.  The first key characteristic about nitrous on the awesome scale is how much bang you get ... 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 »

Speed Secrets: Getting 500-Horsepower Out of a Small Block Ford

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When thinking of building a high horsepower Small Block Ford, the first modifications that come to mind are Induction system and head flow. While those simple modifications will get you a long ways, there are two key elements that will make hitting your target horsepower rating easier – Displacement and camshaft. One rule in making real power that has never ... 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 And MTI Racing Work Together To Power The World Of GM Performance

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Marietta, Georgia-based MTI Racing utilizes products from the COMP Performance Group™ to keep both its client’s hot rods and its staff’s own personal vehicles at the front of the pack. After more than twenty years in business, MTI Racing has built a strong reputation in the motorsports world as one of the true one-stop shops for high performance needs. The ... Read More »

Indy Cylinder Head Utilizes COMP Cams Products To Set The Industry Standard In Power

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Banking on knowledge gained from over 38 years of experience on the track and in the research department, Indy Cylinder Head creates world champion caliber power plants, and COMP Cams performance products are a major ingredient. Located front and center in the land of power and performance in Indianapolis, Indiana, Indy Cylinder Head is world-renowned as one of the top ... Read More »

Power To Go – ZEX™ LS Series Perimeter Plate

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When it comes to innovation, not many companies are on the frontline of innovation and design like ZEX™. Always known for its industry leading innovations in nitrous systems and other supporting products, ZEX™ is at it again. This time it’s the sophisticated and revolutionary new LSX™ Engine Perimeter Plate Nitrous System for LS engines. And best of all, it’s designed ... Read More »

FAST™ LSXR™ 102mm Intakes Are Now Emissions Legal In All 50 States

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Memphis, TN – The engineers at FAST™ teamed up with the airflow specialists at RHS to develop polymer intake manifolds for LS applications. Now, these state-of-the-art components have been legally certified for use in all 50 states. Through Executive Order D-279-7, the State of California Air Resources Board (C.A.R.B) has found the installation of the FAST™ LSX™ 102mm Intake Manifold ... Read More »

FAST™ EZ-EFI Now Covered By Unrivaled Lifetime Guarantee

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Memphis, TN – FAST™ engineers are so confident in the performance and reliability of the EZ-EFI Self-Tuning Fuel Injection System that it comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Over 15 years of firsthand EFI knowledge and tuning expertise went into creating the EZ-EFI Self-Tuning Fuel Injection System. Because the system was developed 100% in-house by a full time staff of ... Read More »