Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board

Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board (
-   Engine (
-   -   Performer Cam Vs Higher Compresion (

swompz 05-24-2012 02:16 PM

Performer Cam Vs Higher Compresion
Ive already Had little feedback on this but as always like to hear more than one opinion.
can anyone tell me or direct me to were I can find out if a sb Chevy performer cam would work with a 350 engine with a static compression ratio of around 10.02.1 ??
If it will Ill be a happy boy as wont need to buy a new cam.

cam specs as follows.

BY2291730 262-400 1957-94 "Performer" flat tappet camshaft- idle to 5500rpm �70.09
Duration @ .050" lift = In 204, Ex 214, Valve lift = In .420", Ex .443", Lobe sep 112.
Use springs BYVS-677

if not does anyone have a cheap recommendation ? if I could re use my new
vs-677 springs it would be another bonus.
__________________ :confused:

Custom10 05-24-2012 03:19 PM

From those cam specs I am thinking you are too high on the compression for that cam. However that is speculative.

Find out the intake closing point of the cam, plug it into this calculator along with the other engine specs etc and see what you come up with. Dynamic compression ratio is important to determine cam selection.

List the aspects of the vehicle weight, trans type, rear gear, tire size all these have a say as well

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:20 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.