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COMP Cams Machined Steel Race Valve Locks Angle: 7°

COMP Cams 648-1

249-648-1

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COMP Cams Machined Steel Race Valve Locks Angle: 7° $1.99
Machined Steel Race Valve Locks
  • Angle: 7°
  • Valve Stem: 5/16"
  • Single Groove
  • 1/pkg

  • COMP Cams 648-1 Details

    Race Valve Locks

  • 7° lock angle

  • Wider Angle
  • Precision Machined
  • Super Tough
  • Inside Tang
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty

  • Specifications:

    Lock Angle
    7 Deg.
    Lock Groove Quantity
    1-groove
    Lock Material
    Hardened steel
    Lock Style
    7 degree
    Manufacturing Process
    Machined
    Quantity
    Sold as a pair
    Recessed for Lash Cap
    No
    Valve Stem Diameter (in.)
    0.342
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    648-1

    Most people believe that the tang inside a valve lock is what holds the valve spring retainer and spring in place while the engine is running, however tangs are not strong enough to withstand today's open spring loads of 1000+ pounds. The tang's sole purpose is to temporarily locate the lock, retainer, and spring relative to the valve until the taper of the retainer can nest around the outside surface of the lock. This creates the "collet effect" that binds the two together; the more spring force exerted on the retainer as the valve opens, the more force applied by the collet effect to keep the retainer and lock in place.

    With the emergence of valve sizes other than 5/16", 11/32", and 3/8", it is important to make sure valve locks match valve size. There should always be a small gap between the two halves of the lock when they are properly positioned on the valve stem. If the two halves are in contact without a gap, the valve locks are for a bigger stem. If the locks fit tight to the stem and leave a gap between the middle of the lock and the stem's outer diameter, the locks are too small for the valves. All locks should be checked before final installation to ensure they're the correct size.

    Comp Cams 7° Street Valve Locks are made from stamped, hardened steel. Designed for stock engine rebuilds and only recommended for street use with lighter spring loads. The 7° Race Valve Locks are available in Machined Steel or Titanium. They offer the same valve spring location accuracy as the 10° Super Locks, without the need to change to 10° retainers. Comp Cams 10° Super Locks handle higher spring pressures by distributing load over a larger area. This reduces the chance of a "pull-through" failure. Recommended for all race applications.

    Does COMP Cams 648-1 fit your vehicle?

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    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
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    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

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    • Liter: 5.7
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    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • CUI: 262
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    1988-1993 GMC K3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLX
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1976 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • Liter: 5.7
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    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

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    • Liter: 4.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 283
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.6 L / 283 )

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    • CUI: 305
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    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

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    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • CC: 5358
    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

    1974 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • SubModel: LIMITED
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    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

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    • SubModel: LT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

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    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1976 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • CUI: 305
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    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • Liter: 5.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: CHATEAU
    • Engine Vin: G
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1975-1978 GMC C25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1992 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 6.2
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: VANDURA
    • Engine Vin: J
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1976 GMC SPRINT

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SIERRA MADRE DEL SUR
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1980 BUICK CENTURY

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1977-1978 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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    • SubModel: CLASSIC ESTATE

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    • Liter: 4.8
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    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

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    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: M
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1969 GMC C15/C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1992-1994 CHEVROLET S10 BLAZER

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: TAHOE LT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1975 PONTIAC GRANDVILLE

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1978 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1982 CHEVROLET BLAZER K5

    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1977-1979 GMC K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

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    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1971-1973 MERCURY MONTEREY

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: H
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1979 CHEVROLET BLAZER K5

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1961 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • CC: 5704
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 348
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 348 )

    1973 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

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    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1970 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1977 GMC K25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

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    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: HI-CUBE
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

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    • Liter: 5.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: H
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

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    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1977-1978 GMC K15 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1986 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: LE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1982-1985 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1992-1998 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 395
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 395 )

    1981-1982 CHEVROLET BLAZER K5

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1980 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1972-1974 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: ESPRIT
    • Engine Vin: R
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1996-1998 GMC SAVANA 2500

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 395
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 395 )

    1975-1977 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1977-1978 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1980-1984 FORD LTD

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CROWN VICTORIA
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1978-1979 OLDSMOBILE OMEGA

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1976 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1985 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE

    1988-1993 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLX
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1975-1977 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1983-1984 CHEVROLET G20 VAN

    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: SPORTVAN
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1978-1980 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CALAIS

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1982 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1970 MERCURY COMET

    • CC: 5752
    • Liter: 5.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: M
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1979 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: COLONY PARK
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1994 GMC K1500

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: SIERRA SL
    • CUI: 395
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 395 )

    1987 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1981 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1977 CHEVROLET K30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1987-1991 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1975 GMC G15/G1500 VAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: RALLY STX
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1978-1979 PONTIAC PHOENIX

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SJ
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

    • Fitment_Note: w/OEM Hydraulic Roller Cams
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1995-1996 AM GENERAL HUMMER

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 395
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 395 )

    1981-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CONQUISTA
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1979-1980 GMC G25/G2500 VAN

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: RALLY
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 4.4
    • SubModel: CLASSIC LANDAU
    • CUI: 267
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.4 L / 267 )

    1978-1979 BUICK CENTURY

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1962-1968 PONTIAC STRATO-CHIEF

    • CC: 5358
    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

    1986 GMC C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1982-1984 GMC K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1989-1991 CHEVROLET V1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1974 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1985 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SILVERADO

    1994-1996 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: RALLY STX
    • CUI: 395
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 395 )

    1992-1996 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CHATEAU
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1988-1990 GMC S15 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1972-1975 GMC SPRINT

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1987 GMC R1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 6.2
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 379
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.2 L / 379 )

    1975-1979 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CHATEAU
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1983-1984 GMC G15/G1500 VAN

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RALLY CUSTOM
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1969-1973 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1982-1983 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )
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