Choosing a cam

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ecksrash
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Choosing a cam

Post by ecksrash » Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:38 pm

Do you have or can suggest a good reference for choosing a camshaft for the aircooled engine?  I hate asking "Gee what would you run, and why?  Because Jimmy Joe ran that cam....man was that car fast...."   I've been playing with these engines for a while, and am embarrassed to say that this is one area that I've neglected.  I know it's the whole combo heads, intake, cam, piston speed(rod length), CR and exhaust.  But without understanding what the cam card is telling me I'm in the dark.   
     I plan on running tunable FI so I can fudge it to work, but I'm thinking if the engine is efficient to start with I shouldn't have to band aid it with a laptop.

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Re: Choosing a cam

Post by hardrada » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:34 am

Bob Hoover has an article about cams and learning camlobian. Search "dialing in your cam".
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