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Tech: Let’s Talk Cams!
During this episode our own “Grumpy” Tony Whatley ran down the basics of camshaft technology, and we also talked about specific applications when running a naturally aspirated engine, or if planning one that will use power adders. Long story short, the APPLICATION of your engine is the key in choosing a cam (drag race, autocross, street machine hero, etc.), so start there and then hit the technical topics:
-How big a cam can you go and still maintain drivability?
-Can You Just Swap A Cam – or do you need to match the heads/intake/injectors, etc?
When making your cam choice, we recommend just calling the COMP Cams Tech Line and go from there. They’ll walk you through the process end-to-end and will (if needed) make a custom grind just for your ride.
Feel free to e-mail in your questions, and we’ll do our best to answer it. We’ll also be covering a lot of the topics thrown out in the forums in each show, and the next one already looks jam packed. You can contact us with questions for the show as follows:
John Ryan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Whatley: email@example.com
Rob Kibbe: firstname.lastname@example.org
-Rob, John, and Tony
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