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Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Calculating Valve Spring Clearance for Existing Cam

I bought a set of TFS valve springs (PN 16918-16) for my Summit 8702 cam for an LS engine and I realized these springs are only good up to a […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Cam Swap Tech for 5.3L LS/Vortec Engines

I’ve seen in a 4.8L LS engine story where you used a COMP short duration hydraulic roller cam and the engine made really good power. That cam, if I recall […]

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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 […]

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Parts

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]