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Old 05-09-2003, 09:32   #1 (permalink)
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Ia a herrod cam worth it

i've heard heaps about jmm but not enough so i think i'll stick with the proven stuff like herrods anyway i wanna get a cam for my eb xr6 the car is undergoing a manual conversion at the moment so i'm not worried about stallys anymore whats the best herrod cam for a standard bottom end and does herrods do a vernier cam gear aswell
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Old 05-09-2003, 12:02   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend giving rob or jeff a call.. they make the stuff so I expect they would know what the best cams for a certain application will be !
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ive got thwe herrod cam in my car its in actual fact a stage 2 crow cam, it really makes the car pull alot harder mid range to top end torque than the stock cam, he charges $660 fitted with dyno before and after runs and the vernier cam gear
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hmmm $660 fitted for a stage2 crow and vernier gear sounds allright
does it include springs ?
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Old 05-10-2003, 05:49   #5 (permalink)
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sounds abit expensive hows the idle with this cam cause i love the idle of a lumpy cam
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yeh the idle on its pretty good its not too rough but it is fairly lump with an exhaust and extractors u also get a lumpier deeper sound right thru the rev range
i think itas actually more than $660 coz he threw in the vernier gear for the extra 60 bucks cam was $600 fitted and crow cams charge $150 for the vernier gear, prices may have come down now as i had this done a little under a year ago
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dunno i got lukey exractors on my car and a mate has pacemakers and his car seems too pull alot harder than mine and they look heaps bigger too.
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yeah I was thinking of fitting a cam to mine, I have to live with old EF for another 5-6 months....so I thought I'd fit a cam, it might sell better too....so what's the Crow stage 3 cam like??

according to Crow, they only got 120rwkws out of an EF with extractors!!! I've got 130rwkws now!!!

anyhoo some advice would be greatly appreciated...

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