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Chevy Cams, Engine Heads & Valvetrains

Get cylinder head reviews, camshaft profiling, and even a step-by-step LT1 Engine build. For those of you that want the dirty details and technical expertise straight from the pros at Chevy High Performance, we got it all. For everyone else… well, the pictures rock!
Measuring Correct Install Height - Pre-Check - CHP Step By Step Measuring Correct Install Height - Pre-Check - CHP Step By Step
Measuring For Correct Install Height more
Veifying Main Bearing Clearance - Checked Mains - CHP Step By Step Veifying Main Bearing Clearance - Checked Mains - CHP Step By Step
Setting the tone for your build begins with starting out on the right track. more
Eagle's ESP Armored Rotating Assembly Is Applied To 383 - Setting The Groundwork Eagle's ESP Armored Rotating Assembly Is Applied To 383 - Setting The Groundwork
Applying Eagle's ESP Armored Rotating Assembly To Our 383 more
Rocker Arm Design - CHP How It Works Rocker Arm Design - CHP How It Works
With The Help Of Comp Cams And T&D, We Break Down The Intricacies Of Rocker Arm Design more
Installing Rings And Spiro Lox On Pistons - Sealed For Go - CHP Step By Step Installing Rings And Spiro Lox On Pistons - Sealed For Go - CHP Step By Step
When building an engine, it's understandable how the sight of all those parts laid across the workbench can be a bit... more
Cylinder Head Port Design - CHP How It Works Cylinder Head Port Design - CHP How It Works
Part 2 Of Our Cylinder Head Roundtable. Our All-Star Cast Of Experts Chime In On The Most Intriguing Aspects Of Cylinder Head... more
Cylinder Head Design - CHP How It Works Cylinder Head Design - CHP How It Works
Like it or not, cylinder head design is a subject that's very complex, and it's impossible to make it simple. more
Airflow Research 235cc Cylinder Head Performance Test - Maximum Velocity Airflow Research 235cc Cylinder Head Performance Test - Maximum Velocity
Make note of it, bigger is better isn't a mantra for the weak-hearted and such is the case when it comes to cylinder head... more
Chevy 496 Comp Cams Roller Rockers & Valvespring Upgrade - The Sweet Spot Chevy 496 Comp Cams Roller Rockers & Valvespring Upgrade - The Sweet Spot
While on paper our Boulevard Bruiser ("Ground & Pound," October '09) seemed well at home in the upper rpm. A closer look... more
Oval Port Small Block Cylinder Heads - Little Package, Big Hero Oval Port Small Block Cylinder Heads - Little Package, Big Hero
Cylinder head technology is an ever-growing evolution and these days, conventional 23 degree heads have never been better. more
Isky Racing Camshaft Design Secrets - CHP Insider Isky Racing Camshaft Design Secrets - CHP Insider
Check out how Ed Iskenderian earn the name "The Camfather" and camshaft design secrets from Nolan Jamora at Isky Racing. more
JE Pistons On Piston Design Basics - CHP Insider JE Pistons On Piston Design Basics - CHP Insider
With over 60 years of experience JE Pistons knows something about pistons. Check out everything they have to say about the... more
Dart Iron Eagle Cylinder Heads Install - Minimal Assembly Required! Dart Iron Eagle Cylinder Heads Install - Minimal Assembly Required!
We give our Dart 372 Short-Block a pair of Dart 23-degree Iron Eagle Cylinder Heads and slap it on the dyno to see what... more
Camshaft Lobe Separation Angle Performance Test - 6 Degrees Of Separation Camshaft Lobe Separation Angle Performance Test - 6 Degrees Of Separation
Can Camshaft Lobe Separation Angles give you more performance. We put it to the test and check out what the results are. more
358 Small Block Cylinder Head & Rocker Arm Upgrade - A Different World 358 Small Block Cylinder Head & Rocker Arm Upgrade - A Different World
We tear the heads out of a 1970 Chevy Chevelle and replace them with World Products Motown 235CC cylinder heads and... more
LS1 Comp Cams Hydraulic Roller Camshaft Upgrade - Cam'd For Power LS1 Comp Cams Hydraulic Roller Camshaft Upgrade - Cam'd For Power
Our LS1 from the article "Magnificent" is back again. This time were upgrading to a blower specific camshaft from Comp Cams... more
Camshaft And Valvetrain Technology Insight - On The Lobe's Edge Camshaft And Valvetrain Technology Insight - On The Lobe's Edge
If you have fallen behind on camshaft and valvetrain technology then now is your time to get caught up with this insight from... more
Brodix Cylinder Heads, Engine Block & Intake Manifold Insight - CHP Insider Brodix Cylinder Heads, Engine Block & Intake Manifold Insight - CHP Insider
Ever wonder about the science of cylinder head, engine block and intake manifold design and manufacturing; then check out... more
Cylinder Head Design & Misconceptions - CHP Insider Cylinder Head Design & Misconceptions - CHP Insider
Read about the Cylinder Head design and development process and common misconceptions explained by AFR with topics about... more
Chevy Cylinder Head Secrets - CHP Insider Chevy Cylinder Head Secrets - CHP Insider
Read about Chevy Cylinder Head secrets from throat diameter to valve angles with Judson Massingill from the School of... more
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Chevy Blogs

Detroit Speed's Chevelle Suspension
 Detroit Speed & Engineering is one of the best when it comes to performance suspension and last... more
Pork Chop Camaro
 We were at the GM Nationals in Carlisle, PA and this die cast Camaro actually caught our eye, this... more
Engine and trans bolted in
 Over the weekend we cleaned and painted our early Nova's transmission tunnel before shoehorning... more
From 6 to 8
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More Tri-Fives
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First American car with a Turbo?
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GMC Topkick Fuel Problems
Help!! I have a 1990 Topkick with a 6 liter gas engine. I replaced the fuel pump and now it starts... more
Engine build with a Rochester Fuel Injection
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Carb jetting ?
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suburban floorboard knock
i have a 2001 suburban 4x4 5.3 1500. while driving between 40-50 mph i get a random knocking on the... more
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