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Old 11-01-2006, 06:22 PM   #1  
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If I went from an f-cam to a b-cam would it be a big differance in th low end. Right noe of the line the car feels sluggish, but once your up in it it pulls like crazy. The probly is I wanted a very snappy off the line car, so I am thinking about putting a b-cam in it. What do you guys think.
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I think a B cam would make it worse off the line, but I'd have to check the cam specs again. What RPMs are you talkin bout here?
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Old 11-01-2006, 06:26 PM   #4  
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I think a B cam would make it worse off the line, but I'd have to check the cam specs again. What RPMs are you talkin bout here?
The f seems to make power starting at like 3,500.
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Isn't the F-cam for F/I applications?
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Some people consider low end 1500rpm and some consider it 3000rpm...
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Old 11-01-2006, 06:37 PM   #7  
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I am looking for around 1500, so thats why i though maybe a swap to b303. here what is done to the car as far as chassis and engine go.

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Eibach springs. Steeda Upper and Weight Jacker Billet lower rear control arms with new bushings. Ford Motorsport M-2300-K 5 lug 4 wheel Disc Cobra Brake kit. True Cobra R wheels. Nitto 555R 255-40-17 tires. New brakes all 4 corners. Motorsport 4.10 gears installed 4 months ago as well as all bearings in rear end (axle etc...). UPR adjustable clutch cable kit (Triple hook Quadrant). Centerforce Dual Friction clutch installed 8 months ago. New u-joints. New tail shaft bushing. Steeda Tri-Ax Shifter. Flaming River Billet Lower Steering Shaft.

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Stock 93 Block bored .30 over. All oil returns chamfered. Crank polished. Rods fitted with ARP Wave Loc rod bolts. All Clevite Bearings (Rod, Main, Cam). Melling High Pressure Oil Pump. Keith Black Forged Pistons (10.25:1 compression). Hardened Oil Pump Shaft. Ford Motorsport Double Roller Timing Chain spinning a Motorosport "F" cam. New Timing Cover. New Water Pump. New Crankshaft Damper. New Motorsport Fox Body Chrome Oil Pan. AFR 185 Heads triple springed and Fererra Valves. Hardened Push Rods. ARP Head Studs. Motorsport 1.72 Roller Rockers. Edelbrock Performer Intake (Polished). Accufab 70mm Throttle Body(Polished). Motorsport Crome EFI Valve Covers. Motorsport Cold Air Intake. 130 Amp Alternator. BBK 1 3/4 Long Tube Headers. BBK Shorty H-Pipe. Flowmaster 3 chamber mufflers into dumps. All Gaskets are Fel Pro High Performance. New Belt and Pulleys. Black Magic Extreme 185 Cooling Fan w/ Control Module. 3 Row Radiator. Power Master High Torque Starter (Hitachi Style)
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I'm gonna say the B cam makes power higher than the F. The b cam has a lot less lift and duration, people usually say the E cam for street and the B cam for strip powerwise... and the F is a step up from the E. I dont think the B cam will give you what ur lookin for.

Edit, with that 4.10 gear ud prolly want a higher RPM cam anyhow
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This is from the FRPP website:
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E303 2500 5500
F303 2800 6000
B303 3300 5100

So judging by that, if you want to stick with the alphabet cams the E303 would be your best bet.
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Yeah those are gone now its 3.73's. maybe an e than I am not sure. But I have to do something aboutthis low end.
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