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Old 10-06-2012, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by techinspector1 View Post
Naturally aspirated, I agree you need more static compression ratio with a big lumpy cam. With a blower though, you need to reduce the SCR to prevent detonation and still run the big lumpy cam. Here's a recommendation from Blower Drive Service.....
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yea, I forgot the blower part- my mistake.

For good power with a blower you'll want a smaller cam than NA, with a slightly wider LSA. A "big lumpy cam" may just result in a lot of fuel consumption and heat rather than power.
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