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I have a 60 over 427 with 14 to 1, closed,chambered heads( 290's), 6.135 rod length I would like to know what cam would work with this set up?? I am going to be using it for mud boggs. I would like to use a solid or roller cam. I also am using 1.7 roller rockers. any help would be greatly appreciated

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i assume you will be spinning motor pretty fast so you will need a cam designed for good high rpm . i would personally use a solid roller cam over a hydraulic roller due to issues with high rpm valve float .you will need valve springs that are designed for the high spring pressures associated with a solid roller cam .you will need an intake manifold and carburetor that will supply the extra air and fuel needs that the larger cam requires . header size also needs considered .
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