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COMP Cams® Beehive™ LS6+ Valve Springs for GM LS Applications

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Memphis, TN –COMP Cams® introduces Beehive™ LS6+ Valve Springs for GM LS Applications, an improved option over popular GM LS6 valve springs. Improving upon the “blue” GM LS6 factory valve spring, COMP Cams® LS6+ valve springs allow for 4% higher seat and open loads for better dynamic control, as well as an extra .030” of lift capability. These springs are ... Read More »

COMP Cams® 1.550 High-Lift Dual Valve Springs for Racing Applications

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® has again raised the bar with the release of their new 1.550″ High Lift Dual Valve Springs for racing applications. COMP Cams® 1.550″ High Lift Dual Valve Springs are made specifically for high endurance roller camshaft applications with up to .900” valve lift that operate under extreme, high-RPM conditions such as circle track, drag, marine ... Read More »

COMP Cams® .700 Max Lift Dual Valve Springs for GM LS7, LT1 & LT4 Engines

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams® introduces a new .700″ Max Lift Dual Valve Spring that uses the additional installed height available in newer stock GM LS7, LT1 and LT4 engines to increase valve lift capacity and improve valve control. These new valve springs are optimized to improve performance in engines with taller installed heights. Capable of sustaining up to .700” ... Read More »

Spring Into Action

Before you think about a cam swap, better make sure you have sufficient spring pressure.

Ford 306 Spring Upgrade Words and Photos: Richard Holdener Making more power is a common goal, and the great thing about wanting more power is that there are many ways to go about getting it. Though we applied what we learned to a 5.0L Ford combination, it works equally well on just about every engine family out there, from Ford ... 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 »

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 Ford Coyote Valve Spring Kits

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Memphis, TN – Two new valve spring kits from COMP Cams allow 0.550″ or .600″ lift as well as higher RPM and boost in late model Ford Coyote applications. Ford enthusiasts have two brand new valve spring options for late model Coyote engines. COMP Cams Ford Coyote Valve Spring Kits are designed to create higher load, RPM and lift capacity for 2011-2014 ... Read More »

COMP Cams Back To Basics Video: LS Valve Train Stability

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Memphis, TN – In the latest installment of the Back to Basics video series, host Richard Holdener demonstrates how an LS valve spring upgrade can help prevent valve float. GM LS engines provide an easy and inexpensive way to make horsepower, but their weak link is in the area of factory valve springs. When it comes to installing boost, an ... Read More »

COMP Cams Dual Conical Valve Springs

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Memphis, TN – The brand new, dual conical spring assembly from COMP Cams is the first product to bring revolutionary dual conical technology to the marketplace for wide-ranging applications featuring lifts up to .800″. COMP Cams is setting trends in racing once again with the release of its new Dual Conical Valve Springs. This progressive-frequency design (decreasing diameter from bottom to top) ... Read More »