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Old 03-11-2008, 08:49 PM   #51
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There are alot of good points made my 2 cents are this, I've seen alot of different combos working at the dyno, and the best street RWHP350 was with a zcamin a stock bottom end 185AFR! 302 ci 650 rpm air gap.That little of difference between cams may not be worth the time and effort. I would Put your effort into the heads my suggestion that where the powers at, I've seen stuffwith very small cams that shouldn't makebig power belt it out with good heads.But I agree with jtmustang do what you want!
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Old 03-11-2008, 10:24 PM   #52
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WouldI have to get my pistons flycut to put in an x cam with gt40 heads? What's the difference between the foxbodys and the 94-95s?
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i got a set of edelbrock performer 5.0s gonna put em on soon and thats why im looking for a cam probably anedelbrock cam#2221
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WouldI have to get my pistons flycut to put in an x cam with gt40 heads? What's the difference between the foxbodys and the 94-95s?
Most likely...... nope, but you need to check anyway. The main difference, and against the SN95 engine, are the hypereutectic pistons.
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Most likely...... nope, but you need to check anyway. The main difference, and against the SN95 engine, are the hypereutectic pistons.
What is the most safe way to check?
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b303 224/224 at .50 lift 480/480 lift 112*
x303 224/224 at .50 lift 542/542 lift 112*
you arent looking at the total duration though, the valve events are different
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Not quite, they are the same.

Assuming you are talking about the lobe seperation angle, take this in...

5 + 5 = 10
7 + 3 = 10

The average of both is 5. Pretend that 5 is the LSA.

The LSA works the same way for both camshafts, because they have the same opening and closing events.

Intake Opening: 5* BTDC
Intake Closing: 39* ABDC
Exhaust Opening: 49* BBDC
Exhaust Closing: 5* BTDC

Take the intake side for simplicity, 5 + 39 = 44 degrees.

Add 180 degrees to represent the intake stroke (1/4 of a complete 4-stroke cycle) and you get:

180 + 44 = 224* (duration on the intake side).

Divide by two and you get the LSA - 112*. This works the same for both camshafts.


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