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Old 05-31-2011, 03:10 PM
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I have a question about cams most gear heads understand lift and duration but what about for example a 900 base circle 108 lobe center what does it all mean to me choosing a cam to fit my application? I have never really understood this I always count on the cam manufacturer I don't know how generic the info they give is don't get me wrong I under stand some just all info together how does it effect each other
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Old 05-31-2011, 04:42 PM
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Here is a site that may help with the terminology.

http://www.lunatipower.com/Tech/Cams...fileTerms.aspx
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Old 06-02-2011, 02:38 PM
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let me ask how does lobe center effect like a 108 lobe center or a 104 lobe center what builds more power with higher compression engines? I know there is a lot more involved but any info is good to have
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Old 06-02-2011, 03:46 PM
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Here is another site with more indepth explanation. It is a V-twin site but the information is applicable.

http://www.v-twinforum.com/forums/tw...bers-mean.html
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Old 06-02-2011, 09:01 PM
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Those links contain well written info, thanks
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Old 06-03-2011, 07:35 PM
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thanks that helps a lot that's what i was looking for and it proves one my newest suggested cams is not even close to what results I was after
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