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Old 01-13-2003, 11:09 PM
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Arrow Camshaft decision

I have a 79 T/A with a 403 olds engine it's not going to be a drag car so i want the low to mid range torque, i'm looking at the Crane Powermax cams, but i am open to all suggestions... my goal is to reach around 400 lb-ft of torque and 350-400 hp along the same ban line.

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Old 01-14-2003, 12:17 AM
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try comp cams extreme energy cams or check out their web site compcam.com and you can see what they have to offer and u can make a decision on what u see. do u home work and ask questions before u buy. You will be glad u did. for the street high lift short duration cams are the way to go,to get into the low and mid range torque.
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I agree with abe. I run a Comp Cam in my car and love it!
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for drag racing only, you should build for maximum horsepower and run the gears to match. i say a solid like comp pn: OL-300B-6, 265/275@.050 600lift. hogged out heads, 13:1 compression on 103 octane. run about 4000 stall and 4.10 or higher gears and you should be set for track duty
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oops, looks like i misread your post there.. i second the extreme energy selection, arround 230@.050
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I run a Lunati 490/292 cam in my 77 T.A with a 400 Pontiac engine, and I am very pleased with the results I have gotten from it. However I also agree with Abe Comp Cams makes some good cams also. I ran a Comp Cam in my 69 Firebird and had excellent results from it also.
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Old 01-14-2003, 02:36 PM
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Go to www.mondello.com
They specialize in Oldsmobiles, and the camshafts they have are not just a chevy grind on an Olds core.
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