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Comp Cams Stage 3 Xtreme Energy XE270AH Camshafts (96-04 GT)

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$589.99

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  • Item #30100
  • MPN# 102600

  • Market Price $649.99
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Features
  • Great Mid-Range Gains.
  • Big Loping Idle.
  • Strong Vacuum.
  • Streetable Cam Design.
Description
Big Power Gains. If you're ready to take the next step in power mods but don't want to go with a forced-induction setup, Comp Cams Stage III Xtreme Energy Camshafts are a great addition to your Pony. They will give you great mid-range power gains in horsepower and torque. They are best suited to Mustangs with Performance Improvement Heads.

Streetable. This cam balances an aggressive profile with street driveability. When tuned, you'll still be able to drive your Pony around town to show it off to your admiring (or envious) friends and onlookers alike - and with a big sound even at idle this cam is guaranteed to turn heads.

Deep, Loping Idle. If you love the sound of a deep, loping idle, you won't be disappointed by this cam. Like the muscle cars of yesteryear, this cam yields a sound that will make lesser cars clear a path out of your way at lights.

Adjustable Cam Gears. Maximize the power from your new camshafts with a set of Adjustable Cam Gears, which will allow you the ability to fine tune your camshaft timing - a critical necessity when doing mods that can change your camshaft-to-crankshaft centerline position. Please see drop down option above.

Application. This SOHC Camshaft is designed for 1996-2004 4.6L two valve V8 Mustangs with 3.55 or steeper rear gears and a 2000 plus stall speed converter on automatic transmissions. Recommended for use with 4.6 two valve V8 mustangs with intake, exhaust, custom tuned computer, and valve spring upgrades.

Technical Note: The stage III cams are designed for modified cars that include upgraded valve springs for clearance related issues. It is recommended to use COMP CamsĀ® 26113 Valve Springs for proper fitment, see drop down option above. Combine the valve springs with a new set of valve spring steel retainers to handle the higher pressures developed by the springs.

Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

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Comp Cam Data Sheet
Part Number: 102600 Grind Number: XE270AH
Lifter Type: None - OHC Engine Type: FORD 4.6 and 5.4 SOHC MODULAR 2-V (1992-Present)
RPM Range: 1800 to 5800 Valve Timing : 0.05
Lobe-Center Angle 113 Intake Center Line: 109

Intake Exhaust
Valve Lash: Hyd. Hyd.
Duration: 270 274
Duration @ .050" Lift: 234 238
Valve Lift: 0.55 0.55
Lobe Lift: 0.3 0.3

Valve Timing @ 0.05" Lift: Open Close
Intake: 8 BTDC 46 ABDC
Exhaust: 56 BBDC 2 ATDC
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 01
  • GT - 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04

Fits 1996-2004 4.6L Two Valve Mustangs Only

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5/5
its a good product

i really like it it gives ur mustang that mean mustang sound and gives you good mid range power

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5/5
Comp Cams Stage II

Bought these puppies last week and they arrived a few days later. Easy to install, and man.. great aggressive sound and power. Definitely an awesome buy! Go with these cams and you cant go wrong!

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Overall Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars

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Will this affect my engine life? I have a 2002 GT, and plan on having this Stang for the long haul. I want a performance inhancing cam, but don't want to kill my motor any faster than I already am already by driving the car it was meant to be driven. Granted, a new motor will be in the works soon, but I still want to get everthing out of the 4.6 motor that I have right now.

stanglove2002

  • I have these same cams on my 03 GT and it brought my car to the next level. Replacing original parts with new performance parts is always a good thing. It all comes down to how you drive it and take care of the regular maintenance stuff. If it's your dd, like mine is and you hop on it a couple times a day, you should be good. The one thing I have to deal with the most, is the constant smile on my face, because these cams are great!

    radja

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Fuel Injectors Should fuel injectors be upgraded when installing these cams?

idontwantanickname

  • Not nessessary but recomended.

    Iceman61485

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Will these work on a npi motor? I'm trying to see how much power I can get out of my 97 Mustang GT without do a pi swap first.

miami01

  • these will work but dont expect to see numbers higher than the PIswap. the pi heads are made with larger flowing valves to help move air in and out of the engine to create that power

    redline85

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Overall Rating 4.8

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $500-$1000

    June 29, 2015

    amazing sound

    The sound of these cams are amazing! After the dyno my car is only at 300hp but it was a gain of 40hp to it. Which isn't alot compared to the amount I paid to get it all done including rear end and 3000 stall converter. But the lope of these cams is mean! Definitely recommend!

    awarf24

    Year: 2003 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Granite Falls, NC

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  • 4/5

    July 09, 2014

    the parts your gonna need :)

    YOU DO NEED A BOLT AND WASHER... the stock bolt that comes out of the pi cams wont fit the comp cams stage 3 xe270ah cams. They just arent big enough.. so youll need to Buy 2 camshaft bolts: F1AZ-6A340-A ( this bolt is hard to find and has been discontinued so search the secound part number I listed right under this) Or F5RZ 6A340 B (I bought this bolt and it fit perfectly) _____________________________________ And 2 washers: F1AZ-6278-A And also do research on fidanza cam gears before you buy them.

    shandb9

    Year: 2000 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    April 30, 2013

    Comp Cams Stage II

    Bought these puppies last week and they arrived a few days later. Easy to install, and man.. great aggressive sound and power. Definitely an awesome buy! Go with these cams and you cant go wrong!

    Trent91

    Year: 2004 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 3

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Weekend

    January 28, 2012

    its a good product

    i really like it it gives ur mustang that mean mustang sound and gives you good mid range power

    mississippi

    Year: 2003 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 1 morton mississippi

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  • 4/5

    June 05, 2009

    Numbers Don\'t Lie

    All the dyno charts I had seen on these cams showed good power throughout but not the highest total HP gain. I didn\'t want to lose bottom end so I selected these cams. I had the car dyno\'d before and after and before the cams the car made 404 rwhp and 398 tq, after 492 rwhp and 430 tq!! The numbers don\'t lie, that\'s an awesome gain for the money! However, the car made much better power before 4500 rpm before the cams. The car really wakes up at 4500. Although Comp recommends 3.55 gears (which is what I have), I would go with 3.73s because even my supercharged 2V won\'t get out of it\'s own way on the highway in 5th gear. You can\'t compare the idle with these cams though, absolutely awesome! Car sounds super mean!

    D Smith

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  • 4/5

    June 21, 2010

    Great

    For my 2003 GT these cams are great!!! Note: Upgrade the valve springs, buy 2 stock crank shaft bolts to attach the cam shaft gears, yes Ford crank shaft bolts 12mm by 1.5 / 44mm long, and YES will need a tune or need a tuner with some knowledge how to use it. Other than that very peppy over stock PI and I am running stock injectors.

    CJ

    Year: 2003 Model: GT

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  • 5/5

    July 26, 2010

    great bang for the buck

    these are a amazing buy for the price. you cant beat it. although they are a pain in the to install the reward is well worth it. I love the great deep exhaust note i have on my car. haven't gotten it tuned yet so i havent seen the best of the power gains but so far it is noticeable difference in the car. would tell anyone thinking about getting these to buy them in a second youll be happy you did

    elijah

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  • 5/5

    October 03, 2010

    Sweet!!

    I have these cams in my 03 gt, love the cam sound but the best part is hitting them higher rpm's and feeling the cams put you back in the seat again. Im running the stock intake but 24lbs injectors with the 4.10 gears pushing 325rwhp all motor no power adders.. highly recommend these cams great buy great power..

    DCook

    Year: 2003 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip

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  • 5/5

    February 18, 2010

    awesome!!!!!

    i installed these cams on my 97 gt and i have to say they are pretty amazing...the car is louder and alot more power in the higher rpms...the only problems i encountered was that the idle is very very low so if im stopped at a red light i have to be constently be pressing the gas to keep the idle up or it will stall out but thats without the custom tune so that might be y but dont let that stop you from bjying this product is still amazing!!! good job american muscle you guys have the best custumer service and for 580 its worth it

    anthony

    Year: 1997 Model: GT

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  • 4/5

    January 22, 2010

    stage 2

    These cams are great but one thing you need to know. The stock cam gears are pressed on to the stock cams so you have to buy a new set of cam gears which are around $350. But the good thing is that the comp cams bolt on to the new cam gears.

    key

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