[Healeys] Selecting a replacement CAM for BJ8
bspidell at comcast.net
Fri May 12 17:50:06 MDT 2017
No idea. The DWR1 cam is supposed to be 'slightly better than stock,'
and the cylinders are bored 0.045" over stock, so I'd expect some
improvement, but without a dyno it's hard to be precise.
I haven't run a tank through yet, but I'd expect mileage to be a bit
better; my engine was pretty weak before the overhaul.
On 5/12/2017 4:16 PM, Tom Felts wrote:
> so, how does all this boost the performance (speed, mileage, etc) over stock?
> ---- Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:
> I got: DWR1 cam with std. lifters, DWR HC oil pump and blew a wad on DWR
> pistons (85mm IIRC--0.045" over--but not sure). I sourced a vernier
> timing set from Australia--thanks Chris!--and the cam did require some
> adjustment to meet specs. I'm very happy with the engine's performance;
> this car is mostly a highway cruiser, so low-end torque and good
> mid-range is my preference.
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