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Old 11-20-2012, 01:56 AM
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I'm trying to guesstimate my engines HP

Any guesses? Here's mine, 310HP?
X3 what tech and bogie said...

My guess is nowhere NEAR what horsepower you would get using that camshaft in an engine set up propery for that cam. You will require a static compression ratio of 11:1 , quench at 35 - 40 thou , good flowing aftermarket heads , 750 CFM carby / victor junior, upgraded ignition system, 3500 stall converter , MIMIMUM 3.50:1 gearing( with a 26" tyre ),
Ya can't just chuck a camshaft like that into a 'stock' bottom end and expect that it's gonna be all good, if it was THAT easy, everybody would be doing it!

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Old 11-20-2012, 10:52 PM
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I'm running pretty good with 1600 converter and 2.73 gears at the roll racing. Taking out 13.2-12.8 cars as is pretty good.
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"Roll Racing"? Does this mean the car has a hard time getting started? What Tech, Bogie and others are telling you is "word". They've all "led the horse to water . . . ", but it seems you keep drinking the kool aid.

Best of luck with your solutions.

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I appreciate all the advice. I understand i need larger converter and gears in order to take advantage of the large cam. In just saying it runs strong when in the power band.
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