Originally Posted by spinn
Who cares if it is .060" over. Adjust for the compression ratio. Yeah , it is not going to accept that cam any easier because the 454 is .060" over. A big block does have a size and stroke advantage to help with the low end dynamic. Not going to help much for a racing cam. If you have used a cam with lift over .600" , you know how they behave.
You are going to eat up clutch discs.
Sometimes you have to be a little realistic when you build cars that drive on the street with others.
the words according to lunati:
Solid roller, rough idle. Excellent cam for street/strip applications in 427-468 cubic inch engines. Excellent mid and upper RPM torque and horsepower. Needs 3200-3500 RPM stall speed converter, headers, 10.25:1 compression ratio and 4.11 rear gears.
Advertised Duration (Int/Exh): 279/285
Duration @ .050 (Int/Exh): 249/255
Gross Valve Lift (Int/Exh): .663/.685
Valve Lash (Int/Exh): .018/.018
RPM Range: 2800-7000
Includes: Cam Only