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Old 09-04-2005, 08:22 AM
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The cam is a little big for the weight, however if you go smaller you'll run into detonation on pump gas, especially with ported iron heads. I think its a good engine, but you're utilizing it poorly. Adjust your timing curve so full advance scomes in sooner, get a better carb- perhaps one with a vacuum secondary around 700 cfm. And get a higher stall- you have to gears and the engine matched, but the stall converter is way out of line- go for around a 2800- 3200. That will allow you to take advantage of the rest of your setup. You built a braket engine and put on a braket rear end- don't try to make it streetable by using a smaller stall- use a midrange stall and setup your shift points to make it more street friendly (make them about 600 rpm after your stall speed).
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