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Old 06-09-2010, 01:16 AM
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as soon as i get this engine torn down i will be sending mine out. cant wait to get this damn engine in.....
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I wish I had learned about the camshaft availability about a month sooner when I had mine apart! Ah well....
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Old lifters on new cam equals flat lobes!

I'll be surprised if that cam is still good, even if only ran for a few minutes, the first few minutes are EVERYTHING to a new cam!

Seen it done many many times, results were the same every time... Wiped cam!

It may still look visually ok.

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I am also looking to squeeze a few more ponies out of my IDI and would be very interested in seeing a before and after dyno with this cam.

Typ4, would I have to send in a core with my order or do you have cores and could send the reground one, we can swap and send our old one back to you for core charge?
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i might pull the cams out of my old engine i cant get rid of and get some more power!! haha,
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Old lifters on new cam equals flat lobes!

I'll be surprised if that cam is still good, even if only ran for a few minutes, the first few minutes are EVERYTHING to a new cam!

Seen it done many many times, results were the same every time... Wiped cam!

It may still look visually ok.

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Not on a roller motor, which IDI lifters are.
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Not on a roller motor, which IDI lifters are.
Point taken, still not a good idea though.

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So, I have a great cam supplier , he wants me to offer a cam to someone at a reduced cost but they have to do a before and after dyno comparo, same timing and injectors, maybe even 2 cams one on a turbo truck and one non.

He also said the lifters are ok to reuse if they are very smooth, and they recommended that they be taken apart and clean the varnish out so they will travel fully, that is what I did on mine.


The OB member with lifter trouble had a reman engine with non standard lifters we deduced after some discussion.
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Sounds like a a great opportunity for someone that has the time to swap cams and do the testing! Mines a daily driver so I am out
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how much we looking at typefour? I think i have a dyno place here in victoria narrowed down. I would be very curious to see how this would perform!
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im interested...... as soon as im done with my gears and get it back on the road in a couple weeks id be happy to do it. ive got a core cam to send in if need be. ive got a local dyno place that says that my truck on 46's isnt a big deal either.
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So, I have a great cam supplier , he wants me to offer a cam to someone at a reduced cost but they have to do a before and after dyno comparo, same timing and injectors, maybe even 2 cams one on a turbo truck and one non.

He also said the lifters are ok to reuse if they are very smooth, and they recommended that they be taken apart and clean the varnish out so they will travel fully, that is what I did on mine.


The OB member with lifter trouble had a reman engine with non standard lifters we deduced after some discussion.
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Have any of you looked into higher ratio rockers? That would be an easier way to increase lift & duration. I've never seen any advertised for these, but there may be one that adapts easily.
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