Post Tagged with: "valvetrain"

Engine & Exhaust / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Choose the Right Valve Springs for Your Engine

For as important as they are, there can be some confusion when it’s time to choose the right valve springs for an engine. That’s probably because there are so many […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Valve Train on Small Block Chevy 355

I have a 355 c.i.d. small-block Chevy with a big cam, decent compression, and production iron heads. The cam is an Isky 268/272 at 0.050 with 0.640-inch lift. It has […]

Engine & Exhaust / 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 […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Trick Flow Double Platinum LS Spring Packs

Looking for the ultimate set of dual springs for your LS engine build or cam swap? The Trick Flow TFS-2500286P (steel retainer) and the TFS-2500287P (titanium retainer) have arrived. These […]

Dart Stud Girdle Valvetrain Stabilizer Install
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Video: Valvetrain Stabilizers, What They Are & How They Work

Under extreme, high-RPM operating stress, your engine’s valvetrain is subject to distortion and flex. This can cause havoc with the valve operation, altering its geometry to cause poor performance or […]


Mailbag: Building a Camshaft & Valvetrain Combo to Boost Bottom-End Performance

Q: I have a 1976 Toyota FJ-40 with a 350 small block from a 1973 Camaro. The engine has been rebuilt and is stock internally. The heads have a fresh […]

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Parts Bin: Summit Racing LS Retrofit Trunnion Kit

From time to time, OnAllCylinders will provide a peek at some of the newest products and deals that can help get your next project on track for less. Check out […]

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Video: How Conical Valve Springs Can Add Muscle to Your Engine

In this video, Billy Godbold, chief cam designer and astrophysicist at COMP Cams, explains how COMP Cams’ conical valve springs help control heat and friction by dampening spring vibrations and […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Articles

Quick Tech: The 10 Commandments of Handling Valve Springs

Valve springs are the highest stressed component in your engine. That’s why companies like COMP Cams and Summit Racing stress the importance of properly handling your valve springs before, during, […]

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Video: Understanding Camshaft Specifications

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, then the camshaft is the brain. The camshaft controls the movement of the entire valvetrain. The right cam […]