tunning a cam?

Just install MegaSquirt or some other system that allows you to tune your car, or just have a question about tuning and the options available? Feel free to ask it here.
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tunning a cam?

Post by moparJoshR34 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:34 am

whats the benifit of getting my cam tunned as opposed to just sliding it in and leaving that bad boy alone....


i have my unorthodox cam gear and my crane cam on and am wondering if getting it tunned is going to really make a world of diffrence or if i shouldnt waste my money if it really wont do all that much..

thanks guys
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Post by Lackof » Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:08 am

Tunning the cam gear will only adjust your power band.

Will allow for an increase or decrease in overlap.

On an SOHC you can't adjust that.
You can only do it through camshaft phasing.

I 'think' the SOHC application is as follows ...
Advance for lower rpm performance.
Retard for upper rpm performance.

As far as worth it ... ?
How serious are you into making power for your car?
Answer that, then decide yourself.

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Post by moparJoshR34 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:00 pm

i want to out it all out there and put it all down on the ground. :twisted:
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Post by DOHCRT » Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:25 pm

Here is a little about cam tuning:

http://forum.1gn.org/viewtopic.php?t=3271

Get a DOHC head if you want to make good N/A power.
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Post by chipdogg » Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:08 pm

DOHCRT wrote:Get a DOHC head if you want to make good N/A power.
And a 2.4 bottom end to put it on :twisted:
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Post by moparJoshR34 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:42 pm

im just going to stick with the sohc cause i already got most my parts including my cam but i think that im going to get it tunned thanks guys...:)
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