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Old 11-29-2006, 09:50 PM
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Cam recommendation

My tow to NC was a partial success, I won the race, but my Jeeps cam now has one less lobe. No. 6 intake valve, no movement at all. So it's overhaul time. The cam I had was a dual-pattern, 270-280 deg, .448-.472 lift, 110 lobe spread. the only changes i'll be making from what I already have is heads with 3angle valve job, and bored .040 over with pistons that will give it about a 8.5 compression ratio. no other changes from what's in my signature. It will be used 90% of the time for towing only,about a 4000lb load. What do you guys recommend for a cam?
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Old 12-09-2006, 05:13 AM
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I just installed a cam from Maddog racing off ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&sspagename=STRK%3AMEBOFF%3A IT&viewitem=&item=8071307994&rd=1,1
So far so good. Engine runs great, idles nice but i can hear a little thump at idle. Going to try it in my new to me motor for my J20, building it as a tow rig.
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Old 12-09-2006, 07:26 AM
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Another member (Kris) recommended this cam several years ago and I had one made. I had this in another Wag I had built and subsequently sold. I can say that if I were to build another engine I would install this cam.

Engle Cams (www.englecams.com)

K-52 Intake
valve lift - .489"
duration - 254 degrees
cam lift - .305"
duration - 209 degrees
lobe center - 112 degrees

K-54 Exhaust
valve lift - .501"
duration - 260 degrees
cam lift - .313"
duration @ .050" - 214 degrees
lobe center 112 degrees

I also used the Engle Cams: springs, retainers, and lifter set.
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Old 12-09-2006, 11:49 AM
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Melling MTA-1
Int 204 (@.050) 280(SAE) 280, .448 107(CC/L)
Exh 214 (@.050) 290(SAE) 295, .472 117(CC/L)
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