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  1. Hotrodding Basics
    I have an old Summit Racing cam for SB Chevy and i can`t find any info of this cam and i have no cam card for it, so if anybody have an old summit catalog or old crane catalog that identifies this cam, it would be great. My Crane master catalog (phone book thick) does not have this cam: 11=sb...
  2. Hotrodding Basics
    ok building a mild 350 motor for a daily driver for a buddy.... he has a set of 2.02 heads and a stock bottom end 350... the heads have been millied for more compresion... the motor is going in a 89 1/2 ton truck.... this is a cam i found would it be to big ...if so what would be a good...
  3. Hotrodding Basics
    Are Summit Racing flat tappet hydraulic cams worth trying or are they just another china junk? What about their lifters? Are they any good, the pic in Summit`s pages shows that they are with hardened faces but i doubt it. What about these GM lifters: GM Performance 12371044 - GM Performance...
  4. Hotrodding Basics
    Needing information on the intake and exhaust lift and duration and centerline on this General Kinitics cam. Also is it hydraulic or solid lifter valve adjustment? Thanks for sharing. Also it is in a big block chevy 396
  5. Hotrodding Basics
    Hi All, I am considering upgrading from the stock camshaft in the crate 350 engine in a '77 Chevy K20 4x4. The truck is pretty much bone stock. The engine has a Quadrajet carb and an Edlebrock Performer RPM intake. The transmission seems to have a shift kit (tends to shift a bit firm), but...
  6. Hotrodding Basics
    i am looking for a cam for vortec 350... i am going to use a flat tappet cam looking for somethen to make alot of noise... wnat a good rough idle.. i know it wont run great thinking like this but ...i have my reasons... what makes a cam idle rough..the duration or lift..
  7. Hotrodding Basics
    Hi All, I have been working on gaining a better understanding of how an engine breathes. Got a bit of a non-technical thought on camshafts and valve-trains and wanted to get everyone's take on it. Can a camshaft and the valve train be likened to a human respiratory system, in that the...
  8. Engine
    Hi All, I need to find the specs on a camshaft for turning purposes. I am trying to do this without removing the camshaft. I did a search on this forum, along with a few other forums, and found that determining the specs requires a degree wheel and a dial indicator. I understand that the...
  9. Hotrodding Basics
    Hi All, I have been researching camshafts, specifically the correlation between power and emissions output. I found a very informative page online that deals with camshaft basics that I believe other members with my mechanical aptitude (very basic, couldn't pop the hood if my life depended on...
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