Blue Streak Joins the Standard VVT Lineup

Blue Streak® variable valve timing (VVT) solenoids and sprockets feature design improvements over the OE, delivering a line of high-quality, long-lasting VVT components manufactured for superior performance under real-world conditions.

View our Blue Streak VVT Brochure

A Closer Look: Blue Streak® Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Sprockets and Solenoids

The Blue Streak® line teams up with Standard® to offer more than 500 premium VVT components covering more than 95% of all domestic and import applications. This is the highest-quality, most comprehensive VVT offering in the aftermarket.

SMP Poland: Engineering, Design, Basic Manufacturing and Testing

Our IATF 16949-certified facility spans 145,000 sq. ft. and employs more than 750 employees – including 60+ resident engineers. SMP® Poland introduces 110+ new products annually and serves as a basic engineering center for our most advanced Blue Streak® VVT components.

A Real Commitment to Design and Testing for Real-World Conditions

We supply professional techs with the premium quality that is critical for this high-tech category.

SMP-manufactured VVT solenoids and sprockets undergo extensive measurement and life testing plus a full spectrum of environmental analysis that includes thermal shock, thermal cycling, salt spray, vibration, storage tests and more.

This unwavering commitment to quality ensures that every Standard® VVT component measures up to real-world conditions.

A Real Commitment to Design and Testing for Real-World Conditions

Blue Streak Premium Quality VVT Sprockets (Cam Phasers)

Precise Attention to the Details

Blue Streak® VVT sprockets meet tight dimensional tolerances to improve internal sealing, minimize oil drain back, reduce frequency of PCM correction and deliver optimal performance.

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    Better performance in timing phase response, oil loss and working life of locking pin and overall component

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    No friction between sprocket and rotor

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    Re-engineered coil spring

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    OE-style installation bolts included for ease of installation

Blue Streak® Takes on the Competition

Blue Streak® Design Improvements Over the Original

Our all-metal, integrated machined design eliminates paddle inserts while providing a larger contact  area. This means improved overall wear as well as proper lubrication and gap. Less friction means our sprocket responds fast at lower pressure delivering optimal performance.

Chart comparing Blue Streak VVT component compared to OE and competitor

Trigger Wheel Angle Comparison

The Blue Streak® trigger wheel angle closely matches the OE, ensuring proper alignment and operation. Competitor D’s “improved” sprocket is significantly smaller, which may lead to improper alignment, signal deviation and faulty operation.

Blue Streak trigger wheel angle comparison with OE

OE (Ford) 3R2Z6A257DA



Blue Streak® VVT500



Competitor D “Improved”



View Just the Facts: Blue Streak® VVT Sprocket Comparison Analysis

The New Benchmark for VVT Solenoids

As a high-quality replacement, Blue Streak® VVT solenoids feature hard anodized components to ensure proper performance, precise operation and long service life.

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    Designed for optimal performance and long service life

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    Hardened steel componentry limits sludge buildup

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    Welded filters have equal overlapping diameter with no gaps to maintain structural integrity

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    Welded reinforcement ensures a stronger connection between screen and body

Our Engineers Have Improved on the Original

Our improved screen stamp and welded reinforcement are the result of the Blue Streak® commitment to high-quality design and rigorous testing.

Chart comparing Blue Streak Solenoid to OE and competitor
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    High-quality precision spring

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    Stainless steel check valve

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    Copper winding

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    Over-molding provides additional protection

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    Fiberglass-reinforced, heat-stabilized polyamide resin

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    OE-match harness connector

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    Coated terminals

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    Anti-rust coating

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    Screen filters reinforced via welding process

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    OE-match valve housing

VVT Solenoid and Service Kits

VVT Solenoid Kits

Blue Streak® VVT Solenoids feature improvements over the original, including hard anodized steel componentry, welded filters and welded screen reinforcement. It’s this attention to detail that ensures precision operation, correct on-vehicle performance and a longer service life.

Blue Streak® VVT Solenoid Kits include two new premium Solenoids with quality O-rings and gaskets to help prevent oil leaks.

VVT Solenoid and Service Kits

VVT Service Kits

For a complete job done right on Ford / Lincoln 5.4L engines

The failure of VVT components can lead to rough idle, stalling, poor performance, damage and failure of other parts in the system. If one VVT solenoid or sprocket fails, it’s likely the others are nearing the end of their service life, too. Not only do we recommend replacing both solenoids and sprockets at the same time, we recommend replacing all related timing chain components in the VVT system with high-quality Standard® or Blue Streak® VVT components for a complete job and to reduce comebacks.

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Variable Valve Timing Solenoid (VVT420K) from Blue Streak

Ford Expedition (2014-05), Ford F-150 (2010-04), Ford F-250 Super Duty (2010-05), Ford F-350 Super Duty (2010-05), Ford Lobo (2010-04), Lincoln Mark LT (2008-06), Lincoln Navigator (2014-05)

1. VVT Sprocket (VVT500)
2. VVT Solenoids (VVT101)
3. Timing Chain Tensioner
4. Timing Chains
5. Timing Chain Guide and Tensioner Arm

6. Drive Gear Sprocket
7. Crankshaft Position Wheel
8. Crankshaft Seal
9. Gaskets

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Our dedication to continuous improvement practices in design, engineering and manufacturing allows us to make enhancements to the OE design, while maintaining complete control over each Blue Streak® VVT component.

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Backed by our

Limited Lifetime Warranty  

We are so confident in the durability of our Blue Streak® by Standard® VVT components that we’ve backed every part with our Limited Lifetime Warranty.


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