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Old 01-25-2012, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by ap72
the cam you listed isnt a solid roller, but a solid flat tappet. There's a little too much exhaust duration and the LSA is too wide for starters.

A cam designed for your combo will probably not resemble the one you have at all, and you'd probably pick up 25+hp AND better street manners.

A wide LSA can help cover up using the wrong cam, but the right cam MAY have a narrower LSA than you'd expect. Optimal LSA can vary widely according to engine build and use, some street cams are in the 106 range and some race cams are in the 116 range and the exact opposite is true as well.

For your combo a 110 LSA is a safe ball park (and common on shelf cams) and optimal will probably be between 108-111.


The part # at least says it's a SR cam # 12-000-9 Refers to a Custom Solid Roller Camshaft ground on Billet core for SBC.
Would this 114 LSA cam be well suited for nitrous usage ?
I think it was ground originally for Stroker SBC with mini blower on it.

F-Bird88 Thanks for your input in my thread. you suggest i should install it on 102 ICL that would be 12° advanced if i'm correct ? if the original ICL is 110° !

Best regards.

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