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1966 Chevy II SS restoration

Mailbag: Recommending Parts for a 350 Engine Swap into a ’66 Chevy II SS

Q: My current restoration project is a 1966 Chevy II SS. I need your help to pick out the parts I need for the engine. The engine is a 350 […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How Camshafts Relate to Exhaust Smell

I have a ’68 383 Road Runner, I bought it as a non-running car and it had a considerable cam in it when I got it—I think it is the […]


How a Camshaft is Made: A Tour of the Summit Pro LS Cams Factory

Summit Racing has its own line of Pro LS Camshafts designed specifically for GM/Chevy LS and Vortec engines. The camshaft development team told us they did their homework when designing […]

New Products / Parts

How to Choose the Right Pro LS Cam for Your Application

Summit Racing Equipment has a new line of camshafts for LS and LS-based Vortec truck engines which consists of 10 different cam profiles for various performance applications. The Summit Racing […]

Tech Articles

Comparing Camshafts (Part 2): Consider Individual Timing Events When Choosing a Cam

Editor’s Note: This is the second half of an article on how to interpret cam specs to select the right cam for your engine and vehicle needs. You can read the […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Comparing Camshafts: A History of Camshaft Specs and Choosing the Right Cam

Have you ever wondered why one camshaft makes more power than the other? Would you like to compare the behaviors of multiple cams without ever doing a cam swap? Written […]

Mr Gasket Degree Wheel Camshaft Video
Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Degree a Camshaft Using a Degree Wheel

Properly degreeing a camshaft is an essential aspect of building a performance engine. While, on paper, it seems like you’d be able to simply adhere to the manufacturer’s pre-stamped markings […]

Tech Articles

Ford Alphabet Cam Specs: E303 vs. B303 vs. F303 vs. X303

Ford’s famous Alphabet Cams (a.k.a. Letter Cams) have been around for decades and are often the go-to choice for Mustang owners looking for more performance from their 5.0L engine. Ford Performance […]

Camshaft Preperation
Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Break In a Hydraulic Flat-Tappet Camshaft

Proper break-in is absolutely essential to the life of a hydraulic flat-tappet camshaft. The procedure for breaking in a hydraulic flat-tappet cam however, is different than that of a roller […]

Cam and Lifter Failure
Videos & Galleries

Video: Top 10 Reasons for Camshaft and Lifter Failure

Camshafts are often erroneously blamed for valvetrain problems. Our friends at COMP Cams set the record straight in today’s video. It highlights several critical issues that are related to camshaft […]