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View Poll Results: what cam do you prefer?
crane 53 22.36%
comp 129 54.43%
crower 21 8.86%
summit 11 4.64%
lunati 23 9.70%
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Old 01-16-2005, 07:33 PM
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I used a crane .228/.480 & was wishing I went wilder. This one ((someday)) will be much better.
You can go to www.claysmithcams.com & for 25 bucks they will give you a recommendation on what grind you need. Not sure how pricey their cams are though.
I'll be doing that before I buy my next one, whatever brand it is
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crane

I like the crane Saturday night special cams.I think comp cams makes good street cams but for a budget racer like me crane is on top I think.Hot rod mag tested 2 cams both where the same cam like 470 lift 270adv and 221@ 0.050 or sum thing like that but they changed the LSA one had a 114*LSA like the summit cams and the other had a 106*LSA like the Saturday night cams the one with the 106 made 20 more Hp the power band was more narrow from 2,000-5,000 the one with 114 made less power but had a wide power band 1,500-6,000 the numbers might be slightly of but I would rather halve 20 more HP almost all comp cams halve a 110*LSA they just don't sound as cool when your siting there idling.
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All the high RPM cams com cams make 6500 RPM and up are to high of lift stock heads (most) only except up to 500" of lift before you halve to machine the valve guides down and the vorteck only except 475" stock any way most stock heads don't flow any more air after 450" lift so a 525" lift cam on a stock un ported head makes no sens thats why I like crane they halve low lift high duration cams.
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I have used Crower, Isky, Crane, Cam Dynamics, SSI, Edelbrock, and Elgin. I liked the 270 Isky Megacam in my 289 with ported heads. I ran a 284 Energizer in my 390FE F100 pickup. My brothers '65 Mustang has a Crower 270HDP grind. I have yet to have a problem with any I have used, maybe I'm lucky. I lean toward the Crane and Isky grinds for my motors.
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You must be really bored to dredge up year old threads to post on.
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Is it really that hard to use full stops for punctuations? Man my head spins after reading some of these posts!
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comp cams only thing i run
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Old 02-20-2005, 10:36 AM
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Crane off of your list.
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I definently like comp cams...give me plenty of bark and bite for my s10....im planning on running one in the third gen camaro as soon as i figure out which combo im going with in it....still debating a 383 stroker or an old school beast of a 400...i think im going to do up a mild 400 with it...definently gonnna use comp tho....turned my all stock 350 in my truck into a beast also gave it a nice sound.motor came from a destroyed 79 camaro.
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I use Bullet because they only use billit cores, comp uses cast iron
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I tell the cam grinder what I am building and what the intended use is and tells me which cam is best.
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Not trying to dedge up an old post, but I though I'd give Comp Cams a pat on the back. I lost a lobe on the 294S I was running after almost 4000 miles and 3 yrs later. I called, explained what had happened. They offered to take a look at the cam to tell me why it had failed. They could not come up with a reasonable answer and after a lot of talk back and forth they are replacing the cam and lifters.

Cudos to Comp Cams on this one.
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for my racing engines, erson all the way. for street and just about everything in between, crane. i do like the comp cams extreme energy 4x4 cams though, as they make great power all around in the advertised rpm ranges. just got to be sure that you get the right one for your application.
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Elgin Cams

http://www.elgincams.com/ Absolutely the best hands down
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