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D12
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 24
posted November 16, 2001 11:06 AM
Does anybody know why we can't turn over 6000rpms? We've heard that it is the cam is degreed in wrong. any info would be nice.

dreamcatcher
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 128
posted November 16, 2001 12:42 PM UIN: 14464409
what size cam are you running some wont turn that much .


KWTracer
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 233
posted November 16, 2001 03:51 PM
Push right foot down harder.

4barrel
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 26
posted November 16, 2001 09:51 PM
Please give me more info.What engine? What cam are you using? comp ratio.rear gears? total car wt.auto trans or man?let me know I would love to help

36k
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 138
posted November 16, 2001 10:13 PM
is it the cam or the springs?

CRANKSHAFT
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted November 17, 2001 08:49 AM
Most any cam will turn 6000rpm, If you are going to degree a cam you have to do it to cam specs not just what somebody thinks it should be.

Roadhzrd
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 138
posted November 18, 2001 01:34 AM UIN: 28276986
Worn springs will usually cause a high end miss. If a cam is that far degreed out you would probably notice it thru out the revs not just at 6000 rpm's

36k
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 138
posted November 18, 2001 09:15 AM
I've never had any luck getting LT-1 springs to turn any more than 6000

BSracer8
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 29
posted November 18, 2001 09:31 AM UIN: 134690359
could be more than just the cam settings.do you have a rev control ignition.

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Gene
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 230
posted November 18, 2001 07:03 PM
Make sure you have the correct rotor in the dist. And the terminals are brass not aluminum

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