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  1. Anybody tried Crane Powermax 2040

    Performance Modifications
    So I have a cam and lifter kit I bought 10+ years ago still in the box. It's a Crane Powermax 2040 (formerly compucam 2040) which I got for my 86 Monte Carlo ss and didn't use. I'm wondering if anyone has used this successfully in low compression 305 ? My 87 elcamino is only rated at 8.6:1...
  2. Cam design thoughts

    Performance Modifications
    Hey gents ive been tinkering with my dyno program. And i think ive come up with 2 really streetable cams. Designed for a 383 so your milage may vary on other displacements. i'd like your opinions. I also plan on posting more as i try and make decent cams. Cam#1 seat to seat duration int/exh...
  3. 396 Cam uprgade

    Engine Topics
    Hello everyone pretty new at this, I am restoring a 67 El Camino i purchased dismantled and without an engine. Well i got a 396 (3855962) engine but i need to have it rebuilt, I was told its a real 396 for a 67 chevelle, with oval ports. don't know any other specs besides what i mentioned...
  4. First Engine Brake-In Questions

    Engine Topics
    HOWS EVERYBODY?????? well guys, i need your knowledge once again...if you guys recall, i was talking about building an engine a couple months ago. well im almost done with it. its about high time for the break-in process and ive read how crazy important it is to make sure that flat tappet cam is...
  5. Help! high idle when throttle is given

    Engine Topics
    I have had a high idle problem for awhile, but it would appear spontaniously and rarely, and it the car dieseled it would shortly after turn off. Today it got really bad, the cruck didn't come with a tachometer, but it was idling way too high. It continued while I was driving, and was enough to...
  6. New Cam Choice

    Performance Modifications
    I'm looking to put a new cam into my stock 84 Elcy 305 SB and was wondering what would be some recommended specs needed for a good performance cam. I'll also be upgrading my stock exhaust, carb, and intake. Any suggestions on cam specs?
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