Originally Posted by thinwhiteduke
back when., put a negative overlap cam (low down 'stump puller) ' into a 12.5:1 engine and wound up with 275psi cylinder pressures , couldn't get the ping out of it , even on methanol , LOL! so I really shouldn't criticize , ha ha!! We all live and learn...Duke
I can't remember the duration or lift, but I remember the overlap was 122 degrees on the first cam I ever bolted into an otherwise bone stock 1300 VW. My wife, at that time, was driving a brand new, bone-stock '71 with a 1600 and she would blow my doors off every time.