cam for 406 build

Old 01-28-2010, 06:19 AM
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i am building a 406 for the street. it has srp forgedflat top pistons 6" scat h-beam rods eagle 4340 forged crank with motown 72cc heads with a victor jr intake toped off with a holley 750 street hp carb think it will have around 10:5 cc was wondering what cam would be best for this set up will take to track on weekends 1/8 mile also it is in a 1980 chevy trk with 4:10 gears with 350 turbo 3500 stall with 305/50 mt street raidials
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Old 01-28-2010, 08:16 AM
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Comp magnum 285, .555 lift intake and exhaust, dont remember duration. Its a flat tappet cam, if you can afford go roller.
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Old 01-28-2010, 08:28 AM
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YOUR IN LUCK I HAVE THE COMP CAM & LIFTERS OUT OF MY 406 UP FOR SALE 280/292 507/510 HYDRULIC FLAT TAPPET .THE CAM AND LIFTERS LOOK BRAND NEW AND ARE IN GREAT SHAPE ACCORDING TO MY ENGINE BUILDER,I WENT TO A SOLID ROLLER CAM.IF YOU WANT I CAN GET THE EXACT SPECS OFF THE CAM CARD IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.THIS CAM AND A DECENT SET OF HEADS WENT MID 11'S ALL DAY IN MY 86 MONTE CARLO AND I DROVE IT ON THE STREET.
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Old 01-28-2010, 02:00 PM
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[quote="kwkracing"]Comp magnum 285, .555 lift intake and exhaust, dont remember duration. Its a flat tappet cam, if you can afford go roller.[/quotethanks kwkracing have you ran this cam and if so how did it do. i am thinking about going with a roller
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Old 01-28-2010, 04:34 PM
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It worked great, had this cam in a two different 406's both in 80's chevy trucks. One engine was running 12.80s and the other was in the mid 11's, both naturally aspirated.
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