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cam company ?'s

Post by josh_2562 » Wed May 06, 2015 9:59 pm

Hello
I may have to replace my cam due to dist drive gear being worn out. Are there any cam companys i shoukd stay away from? Who do y'll recommend? Thanks for the help

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Post by PAINKILLER » Wed May 06, 2015 10:08 pm

I use crower never had a problem with any of there cams
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Post by skinny99 » Wed May 06, 2015 10:20 pm

Comp cams are on there game.
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Post by josh_2562 » Wed May 06, 2015 10:44 pm

Do I need to replace my roller lifters?

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Post by air-roberts » Thu May 07, 2015 8:25 am

do you have a brass or milonized gear on distributer? thats what it sounds like other that cam and is is it a roller?
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Post by josh_2562 » Thu May 07, 2015 8:42 am

According to msd the dist gear is milonized (spelling) yes the cam in the engine now is a roller

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Post by flying fish » Thu May 07, 2015 10:54 am

Josh
Ultradyne/Bullet for custom airboat grind. JMO-

Bullet and Ultradyne have combined and I would suggest talking to Mark with all your tech questions and cam choice

Lots of info to gather.

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Post by Tony480 » Thu May 07, 2015 11:02 am

I would call comp. I called them all when i was building mine and got the most help from comp. Called bullet several times and got different answers each time. Really happy with the cam i have now

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Post by flying fish » Thu May 07, 2015 11:05 am

Josh
Your new camshaft needs to be degreed/phased proper.

very important. JMO-

Springs-
Installed Height and seat pressure.
Spring pressure over the nose or @ max lift.

Dead stop
Dial indicator
Degree wheel.
Check LSA compared to cam card.
Degree -ICA to manufacturers suggestion.

If you dont know and approach in this manner, she will probably not survive.

Not an easy repair you are up against. Extremely technical.

I suggest you remove engine & take to a reccomended mechanic with a a good reputation earned
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Post by flying fish » Thu May 07, 2015 11:16 am

I can go on about camshaft base circle and lifter length matching base circle, con rods clearancing cam lobe .050" minimum & knowing how to check proper valve train geometry then choosing proper push rod length to make geometry correct.

You want her to live, do it right. Cut no corners.

I am suggesting this process is difficult. Again, extremely technical.
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Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Thu May 07, 2015 11:30 am

Like Tony I have gotten awesome support from CompCams

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