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Old 08-30-2012, 09:25 AM
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My experience with big cams is easier starting, and less flooding, partly due to higher lift and longer duration on the exhaust side, JMO. In my blower motor flooding isn't a problem, I've only flooded it once. In the tunnel ram BBC bucket, same thing, easy to clear it out but it starts with a roar. I never crank the blower motor with the throttle open, and try not to in the bucket, but that is how you clear it.
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