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« on: December 27, 2016, 08:59:57 pm »

Good afternoon ,

I am building a 408w, and would like a bit of help regarding which camshaft I should be running. I get lost in the seemingly endless variations of cams and grinds etc.

Here is the info on the car and the engine, if you need to know anything I forgot, just let me know.

90 truck block
rpm internally balanced crank, 4.0 stroke
eagle H beam 6.25 rods
Lunati ICON forged 25.x cc dished pistons
Static compression is approx 10.2 to one
Heads are AFR 205 renegades, with the Hydro roller spring swap from woody
I will be running linkbars and roller rockers in the 1.6 variety, but havent bought them yet


Car is a 67 mustang coupe, 95% street car, with a handful of trips down the 1/4 a year
trans is a TCI streetfighter c4, with a tci 2400 stall converter, neutral balance flexplate
rearend gear is currently a 3.70 posi in a ford 9 inch, but will prob end up being a 3.50, or 3.27 for a little better cruising rpm.

tire size is currently a 275-60-15

I would like a healthy "lope" but dont want a real soft bottom end. max revs will be 6k-6500, but wont hit it alot. may spray it mildly (100 or less) but in the distant future and not very often
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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2016, 10:24:37 pm »

For the minimal price difference, this is your best option :

http://fordstrokers.com/valve-train/camshafts/custom-cam
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2017, 11:14:44 am »

 What He Said

but if off the shelf is what you are hell bent on, I would run a TFS Stage 5 with a 1.7 rocker.
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« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2017, 02:50:38 pm »

Custom is your best route considering your converter and gearing. I would error on the small side and nothing much larger than the TFS Stage 2 camshaft.
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