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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 03-28-2004, 04:45 PM
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what cam brand do you prefer?

its an engine question.

i know there are more cam manufacturers but thats what i listed.
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Old 03-28-2004, 04:56 PM
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Cant pick any one brand, I have and do use all differant brands, depends on whoever has the best grind for whatever application. John
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Old 03-28-2004, 04:59 PM
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Comp Cams.

I have used the XE268H .477/.480 in a well used 350 and it ran very well and pulled strong. Largest cam that can be used with a stock torque converter.

I am running a 280H Magnum .480/.480 in my current 350. I use a TCI Saturday Night Special (advertised stall is 1800-2100 RPM). Very strong in all RPM ranges.

I also used the Comp Cam 'Kit' (timing chain & sprockets, lifters, springs and retainers & pushrods) with the XE 268H.

Installation was very easy. Break-in went very well. No problems.

I have not used any other manufacturers product to compare with.

Rear gears are 3.80-1 with 28" diameter rear tires. Trans is a rebuilt 350th with a B&M Transpak (Street version).
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i agree but i am sure that alot of people stay true to one brand.
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Summit, as long as they are $60.00 I could go through 2 of them before I pay comps prices
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Old 03-28-2004, 05:50 PM
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can't disagree there.
hell comp probably makes summit's cam's anyway.
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Old 03-28-2004, 07:50 PM
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Whoever has the neatest looking sticker in the box..........................
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im with ponch stickers rule!
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Old 03-28-2004, 07:53 PM
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so apparantly you guys run beast cam's??
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Of the ones you listed, I'd say Lunati. I had pretty good luck with a 1087 in my 347.
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I used to swear by Chet Herbert Cams! Shucks, one time I called old Chet up and he told me he'd personally grind a cam for my old 440 Road Runner!! That was one sweet (reground) cam! Don't get to hung up on cam brands these days! Even white box cams come from the same manufacturers, just ask Bobcrman!

I always thought the Blue Racer cams had the best stickers!!
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Whoever has the neatest looking sticker in the box..........................
Hey if you like stickers, Total Seal gives you the cool stickers AND a little mint candy(says total seal on it!). I havent had the heart to eat the candy yet, plus at $140.00 for a single piece I think I'll wait hehehe...
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If the engine is going to make some serious horsepower, we go with Comp Cams cause they have a good selection, are good products and we get enough of a discount through our warehouse to make a small profit. If it's a budget build, we sell the Melling or Clevite brand of generic cams, the same as Summit and others. We get a real good deal on those and can compete with the mail order houses on price.
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Old 03-29-2004, 07:46 AM
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My speedway motors (white box) cam says "we recommend Isky Rev Lube for this camshaft" on the cam card! Gee, I wonder who manufactured that cam?
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Summit cams are made by Crane.
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