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Old 06-06-2004, 08:12 PM
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SBC cam selection

I really am no expert in the engine depatment so here goes.

Last race I wrecked my new engine. I have ran the same cam in the last 3 engines, but have noticed one of the lobes is beginning to go down, so I gotta get a new one.

My cam was a Solid lift special grind (no longer made) for 3/8's mile oval with 2 barrel carb. If I go Hydraulic (which I can find with these specifics) will I lose power? Should I try to run a solid lfit cam for power gain reasons?


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Old 06-06-2004, 10:39 PM
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yah, Id stay solid, go with a crane saturday night speacial, or a Isky grind, I would prefere the Isky line, they have what you need...

If you know anything about the cam your currently using (duration Etc..) Im sure we could match one up for you or suggest a better grind if you provide enough info, or PM me and Ill Give you a Custom Cam grinders E-mail I know...and for around 150 for a custom flat tappet this is proboly the best solution...


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Old 06-06-2004, 11:28 PM
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you could go solid roller and get a cam that you'll never again have to replace, get more power and better drivability!

Just a thought... as long as you have to change cams anyway...

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Old 06-09-2004, 12:34 AM
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Yeah, I would go solid but It'd go against the rules. This engine is for my circle track car.

I'll get back to you on the cam specs 2wld, thanks


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