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Old 08-17-2004, 04:16   #1 (permalink)
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How much cam is too much with EECV?

The Crane 2030 I had purchased for the stroker seems to be a little small for the application considering the Trick Flow R manifold, big heads, forged steel 347 stroker, H beam rods and forged pistons.
How much cam can be run with EECV before you start running into tuning problems? The intake is rated for 2200-7250 and with the 3.45's and lock up converter - cruising revs @ 100 will be around 2100 so that is around where I want the usable power to start coming on....Something like the 2nd TrickFlow cam (2001) or a competition cams HR280.
Can you please tell me how big a cam you have gone and what tuning issues (or good news stories please) you have had.
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Old 08-17-2004, 05:24   #2 (permalink)
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Re: How much cam is too much with EECV?

2030 with 1:72 rockers ???
I'd look for something like 226 in 228 exh@50 550 valve lift and 114 lob centre for wide less peaky torque...
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Re: How much cam is too much with EECV?

I was actually thinking about retarding the 2030 to make it come on later - the lift and duration figures are pretty good - just out of rev range by 1k. I have 1.6 rr for the 2030 - I think there are clearance issues with 1.72's on it.
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Re: How much cam is too much with EECV?

Talk to caminquiry@crowcams.com.au <caminquiry@crowcams.com.au> I'm sure they grind a good custom cam for you...Plus who els is going to give you better advise ???
The price for another set of r/r will be about the same as another cam..If not more..
Total lift is not always a p/v clearance issue it's cam timing as well...
Valve springs to suit cam too...
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Re: How much cam is too much with EECV?

hahahaha - Last time I had crow recommend me a cam they suggested the smallest cam they made cause it had LPG as the fuel - pity about the Weiand Xcellorator, 12 1/2"-1 compression and 7500 capable bottom end....
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Talk to George at www.highpeformanceworld.com.au
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Re: How much cam is too much with EECV?

look at the specs of the xe274hr comp cam, produces good pwr and torque, seen 333 stroker produce just over 450fwhp with this cam. also what size stall converter are you going to be running?
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Re: How much cam is too much with EECV?

I was looking at around 2500rpm stall with the lock up so it will still get some remnants of fuel economy at highway speeds.
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