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Old 06-13-2013, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by lhmurphy View Post
Thanks for the info...but why do I need the cam in a small base circle? And I think I'm going to get a set of AFR 210 Eliminators and the AFR girdles.
The small base circle helps with rod clearance on the stroker engines, when the cam starts getting a lot of lift on the lobe this gets to be a problem even with cap screw rods and 12 point bolts. On the down side a small base circle cam is more prone to whip when using strong valve springs.

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