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Offline StillLearning

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Cam selection
« on: March 18, 2020, 12:53:21 PM »
I am building a 350 for my '69 Chevy 3/4 ton K20 pickup. The heads are World products with 1.94 intakes and the larger 76 cc. chamber. If I use flat top pistons I should have reasonable compression for my needs, some trailering and a lot of just driving around. Which camshaft (non-roller) would you recommend for my application? I am a firm believer in the 112-114 LSA. If you have a Melling # that would be great. Thanks in advance.

Offline Cliff Ruggles

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Re: Cam selection
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2020, 08:55:51 PM »
Assuming you are going to establish tight quench and get the compression around 9 to 1 I'd stay pretty small with the cam for a truck engine.  I like the stock replacement CS-274 camshaft for a truck application.  Smooth idle, strong low end power, excellent for towing and good fuel efficiency......Cliff

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Re: Cam selection
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2020, 09:24:25 AM »
Thanks, Cliff!