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Old 03-08-2007, 07:17 PM
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xtreme energy vs voodoo

does anyone know if there is a big difference in the two. i know there is diff profiles but is there a big difference besides the price.

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Old 03-08-2007, 07:27 PM
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Compcams and Lunati are both well respected cam grinders. Consult with the tech guys at either company for a recommendation of the best cam for your application.
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The Voodoo series is supposed to be alot more valve train friendly and still have loads of HP like the Bracket masters series... They are a little newer designs than the Comp Extreme series but they too are for sure a good design...
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The voodoo series are, as far as I know, a flat tappet design only...They don't offer roller options. The Extreme Energy can be had in both flat tappet and roller design.
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I dont know if it means much but the voodoo cams are on a 112lsa and the xtreme energy have 110lsa
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They're both fine lobe designs. Make sure that you use the recommended springs with either of them.



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xtreme energy vs voodoo

The Voodoo line is available in a roller type.Both of these cam series were designed by the same man,the Voodoo was probably just a bit better thought out.If you go roller,the Voodoo comes on a billet core whereas the Comp XE comes on an austempered ductile cast iron core,unless special ordered.
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Does anybody have any comments on valve train noise with XE cams? On another forum, several people commented that their XE cams made a lot of noise in their SBC's... something about the grind was very steep...
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F-Bird.....question, why is it that the XE cam is more noisey? Is it the faster ramp angles or what. I,ve got an XE262H-10 iin my 331" sbc but its unfired so can't compare.
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So then its basically the valve rapidly closing against the seat that makes the noise? You think theres a longivity problem with this cam? I,m running Edelbrock alum. heads, they claim 120# on the seat and 320# open @ 1.219'" And I run 15w40 Rotella in my Powerstroke, I was looking at all the different oils but I keep coming back to Rotella for this engine.

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