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72chevyhotrodder 03-03-2004 07:02 PM

what size and brand cam should i use?
 
what brand camshafts are good yet economical? the cam is going in a stock 350 thats rebuilt 40 over and has a stock cam now.i want to put a bigger cam in it for a little more power since its alittle slow now,what size cam should i use? thank you

mj_lover 03-03-2004 07:14 PM

it all depends on where you want to make peak Hp. do you want peak at a low, high or mid. rpm range? I suggest you find crane cams, they may have some info on there site. I am by no means a chevy explert (i know jeeps/amc) but if you search around, there should be all the info you need.
good luck

GTO 1965 03-03-2004 07:22 PM

Comp Cams XE268H would be a good choice.

lluciano77 03-03-2004 07:27 PM

Comp, Crane, and Crower cams are good. Comp and Crane are moderately priced. Crowers are more expensive. They use more modern technology in their grinds.

There are also PAW, and Summit cams that are decent. I have one in my SBC 400. They are cheap, and they work. They are older technology, but I'm sure they were pretty cool back when the came out.

I suggest a dual pattern cam. You want more flow % from the exhausts when using stock heads. Go for a split lift/duration cam.

72chevyhotrodder 03-04-2004 09:10 AM

i want a cam that increases low end torque,and since i dont know what size the stock cam is until i pull it out,is there a stock size in a sbc 350?


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