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Old 05-25-2017, 12:03 AM   #1
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Post Cam check in thread

Over the past I'd say... 24 months, there have been a pretty large number of cams popping up in this section with overall successful installs.

How are they treating you now? Anyone got anything to report?

I've read where a member said he swapped his springs out every 10,000 miles or so.

So far so good?

Any trouble, close calls, failures, etc?
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Old 05-25-2017, 12:36 AM   #2
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Stage III BTR and springs. About 27k miles on it.
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Old 05-25-2017, 01:47 PM   #3
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Old 05-25-2017, 03:12 PM   #4
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Lingenfelter GT1-1 (used), Lingenfelter beehive springs.
5K no probems. Well, I had one problem according to some guy in a parking lot. He told my wife as she was walking back to the car to have it looked at cause something is wrong, it shouldn't sound like that haha.
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Old 05-25-2017, 05:43 PM   #5
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Cam Motion custom grind , a little over 8k, so far everything is good.


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Old 05-25-2017, 06:59 PM   #6
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TSP 227/235 and their provided .675 dual spring kit. 3 years and 25k miles no issues. (Knock on wood)
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Old 05-26-2017, 02:53 AM   #7
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Tsp vvt2 with 15k and then ss4 with 4K. Car is not a daily so doesn't see a ton of miles
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Old 05-26-2017, 06:29 AM   #8
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Cam Motion 228/236 with TEA dual springs for 8k so far. Motor runs smooth with zero issues to date.
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Old 05-26-2017, 09:20 AM   #9
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GPI VVT SS3, I guess I have 10K on it, daily driven, runs 10s.
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Old 05-26-2017, 09:38 AM   #10
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Lingenfelter GT1-1 (used), Lingenfelter beehive springs.
5K no probems. Well, I had one problem according to some guy in a parking lot. He told my wife as she was walking back to the car to have it looked at cause something is wrong, it shouldn't sound like that haha.
Probably owns a ricer
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Old 05-26-2017, 03:29 PM   #11
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Old 05-26-2017, 07:08 PM   #12
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Old 05-27-2017, 09:08 AM   #13
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Cammotion stage three nice and mild for now going over 10k, had a tsp 235 239 too sold it with 10k on it prestine from last engine..I break in a cam with br30 not stupidity and some guys thought train that spread a myth because its does not fail immediately like a flat tappet that falls on its face. These springs most likely should be swapped out at 25k on cams , that's to keep them fresh enough to not be worn the F out, some mild cam with beehives..well they are more likely to last longer and not fail on some high rev valve float or worse. Most people are smart enough to go with 8620 cores now as hey ....who knows if they do a break in which racers live on....
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Old 05-28-2017, 11:53 PM   #14
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I've read where a member said he swapped his springs out every 10,000 miles or so.
Hi lift, and road racing, sounds about right to me as scheduled maintenance, nothing strange there.

sub .60 lift cam, no racing, quality valve spring, no extra maintenance needed, good to go for the long haul.


Like comparing a boosted car at 8 PSI, and one at 15, even if both have the same power plant and turbine. Different maintenance, different game, otherwise, different end game.


Different games at play here.
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