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Old 11-25-2008, 01:37 PM
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228/236 .544/.568 w/1.6 rocker 110... its ment to rev up to 6500rpm.. sounds good. but just want to get some opinions.. thanks my peeps lol
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:30 PM
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that sounds pretty good, how much are you spending on it?
i got a custom one made from chet herbert cams for $238 shipped
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:50 PM
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300 its technicly a custom cam...
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:54 PM
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it definitely sounds like a good spec. should sound pretty nasty too
i've been too busy to get a vid of my 83 since i threw in my new cam, but i do scare people at the lights haha
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by gearbanger View Post
228/236 .544/.568 w/1.6 rocker 110... its ment to rev up to 6500rpm.. sounds good. but just want to get some opinions.. thanks my peeps lol
Tell me about the engine its going in, Size, compression, heads, induction,etc plus the weight of the car, type of transmission and gear ratio. Then I'll give you my opinion of the cam.
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:58 PM
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Those numbers are useless to a degree, how aggressive is it at .200-.300-.400, thats what you need to know
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by woodsy View Post
Those numbers are useless to a degree, how aggressive is it at .200-.300-.400, thats what you need to know
The 228/236 @.50 and the lift of 544/568 and 110 lobe seperation tells you how agressive the cam will be. Duration tell you how long the valves will stay open and lift tells you how far they will open, the lobe seperation tells you how close the two event will happen to each other. Unless they started putting a detour on cam ramp profiles it pretty much explains itself, lol
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Portmaster View Post
The 228/236 @.50 and the lift of 544/568 and 110 lobe seperation tells you how agressive the cam will be. Duration tell you how long the valves will stay open and lift tells you how far they will open, the lobe seperation tells you how close the two event will happen to each other. Unless they started putting a detour on cam ramp profiles it pretty much explains itself, lol
If you think so, those number dont even begin to tell you how aggressive the cam is.
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Old 11-25-2008, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by woodsy View Post
If you think so, those number dont even begin to tell you how aggressive the cam is.
If it's a Hyd roller you can bet it's pretty close with ramp angle. You seem to disagree with me. I'd sure like to hear your explination. I'm always open to furthering my education on cam dynamics
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If it's a Hyd roller you can bet it's pretty close with ramp angle. You seem to disagree with me. I'd sure like to hear your explination. I'm always open to furthering my education on cam dynamics
I am not disagreeing with anyone, I was just wondering how anyone could tell how aggressive the lobes are that were used. How can you tell by looking at the above numbers that this cam uses an aggressive lobe, or is it a very lazy lobe. If you could explain that, it would be great
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