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Old 12-20-2009, 09:45 PM
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Cam for a Chevy 250 inline six

Hey, I am building up a 250 inline six. My plan is to get some low compression pistons and turbo charge it. I am going for horsepower over torque, I like the top end power. I am confused on what type of cam I should put in it though. Anyone help me out?

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See www.inliners.com....thats all they build
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short dururation, 112/114* LSA and a high lift is what makes up a ' turbo cam '
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basically the opposite of what they cam with from factory, and also opposite of an RV/towing cam. which were made for low-mid rpm torque and no horsepower. esepcially as the axle ratios went from deep in the late 60s to crappy tall ratios in the 70s and 80s.

no rpm at all.
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what do you consider top end? Its all relative. Some people would say "top end" for a 250 is 5,000 RPM, which with a turbo means you want something close to an "RV" grind.

More details will get you a better answer.
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