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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-27-2001, 04:00 PM
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Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

Will a Mid-Range Camshaft affect low end power?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-27-2001, 05:49 PM
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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

sounds like a question for asain auto parts

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

i recently installed a calmini cam & can't tell any difference in low end but there is definitely a sweet increase in mid-range--i recommend it!!!
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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

"Will a Mid-Range Camshaft affect low end power?"

yes it will affect it. It will leave you wanting more low end power. I have a mid range cam in mine, and in 5th gear it will fall on it's face below 4 grand on hills. (My motor is pre-AAPA and the bigger E-valves and Low end cam ;-( ...)

We have friends with low end cams that can use 5th gear longer, or at lower speed/RPM's, also have more Torque than the mid range cam.

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

I have Asian Auto Parts' low-end cam....and I highly, highly recommend it. It pulls way better than the Calmini and Isky midrange cams at all rpm's. I don't know the specs on those other cams, but Dave can tell you the specs on his low-end one. I can tell you this though, if I bog my motor down, it'll keep pulling from as low as 300rpm, and it has no top-end limit; it keeps pulling hard well after the tach is pegged. It gives a big bang for the buck.

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

Dave: What does the low end cam do to/for your fuel milage? What would be the "best" cam for a daily driver and best fuel milage?

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

"What would be the "best" cam for a daily driver and best fuel milage?"

most people are after Power from their Zuki...and can't keep their foot off the floor, even though they now have enough power to use 5th gear again.....

here's a tip I used to keep on top of MPG....if it is important to you.

I installed an in-cab vacuum gauge in my Zuki. It works with any motor, cam gears and tire size,,,just keep it off Zero. Just when you think you should shift to 5th gear, take a look at it, if it's dropping off, go back to 4th and ease off the gas. Your driving habit is more a factor than cam, carb, gears or anything else....

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

Geoff -

Does the low end cam have a rough idle? Did you loose any MPG's?

Which cam did you use......I see a few on the AAPA website:

AAPA Reground Camshafts
1) low-end (1000 to 4500 rpm)
2) low-end/mid range (1500 to 5500 rpm)

or

AAPA New Billet Camshafts
1) low-end (1000 to 4500 rpm)
2) low-end/mid range (1500 to 5500 rpm)

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

hey dude,

We just put a Hawk Phase 1 came in Matt's new motor. It's the low-emd type cam. New billet, so no core is needed. I personally would prefer a new came to a welded and re-ground one.

As for service. Matt originally ordered a low-range regrind cam from a Zook vendor. Weeks and weeks passed and no cam. He cancelled the order and went to Hawks. In stock and in Matt's hand in 4 days.

If you want to wait a bit for the report, we'll let you know how it went.

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Re: Mid-Range Camshaft Questions

Just how much harder does the AAPA mid range cam pull than the isky? I have an isky and was just wonderin not contestin.

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