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Old 06-23-2002, 02:09 PM
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Does anyone know exactly what lobe center is? If I have two camshafts both with the same duration and lift except one cam has a 110 lobe center and the other a 108 lobe center what would the noticeable difference be?

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I'm no cam expert but thge tighter the lobe sep the quicker the motor builds power and drops off.Tighter lobe seps tend to idle rougher too.The wider the lobe sep the more spread out the power is through the power band.
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lobe centers affect overlap. the 108 cam will have more overlap than the 110 cam if duration is the same
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