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    drag racing cam?

    i'm building a 383 sbc for my vega... 5000 stall convertor.. turbo 350 .. foot brake car... no electronic.... 32x14 mickey tompson slicks 5.13 gears would a "dirt" cam work ???? it is a solid roller...642 lift ... 312 duration any help would be helpful.... thanks in advance.... :roll power band is 5800 to 8200

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE jmarksdragster's Avatar
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    Duration will be too big for the converter, you would need closer to 6000 stall. Look for a cam with no more than 260˚ @.050 with the converter you have, it will run much better.
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    Re: drag racing cam?

    Quote Originally Posted by mwbrasher
    i'm building a 383 sbc for my vega... 5000 stall convertor.. turbo 350 .. foot brake car... no electronic.... 32x14 mickey tompson slicks 5.13 gears would a "dirt" cam work ???? it is a solid roller...642 lift ... 312 duration any help would be helpful.... thanks in advance.... :roll power band is 5800 to 8200
    1 YEAR USED COMP CAM I WILL SELL YOU.
    WITH 1.6 ROCKERS THE CAM SPECS AS FOLLOWS
    DURATION @ 50
    INT.260,EXH.264
    LIFT
    INT.688,EXH.674
    LSA 111

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