Author Topic: camshaft lobe size  (Read 517 times)

Offline wardleybob

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camshaft lobe size
« on: 18.11. 2012 18:02 »
could someone please tell me the size of the lobes on a 356 and 357 camshaft
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Re: camshaft lobe size
« Reply #1 on: 18.11. 2012 18:17 »
To add a question, what's the std 334 lobe size ?

btw, how much wear is tolerable?

edit, did a search, some info
http://www.a7a10.net/forum/index.php/topic,4964.msg33688.html#msg33688

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Re: camshaft lobe size
« Reply #2 on: 20.11. 2012 19:51 »
am a little unclear quite what you're alluding to, typically cam "lift" and "dwell" is measured rather than lobe size.
For example the drag racing 358 is typically quite a small lobe cam as it has such a smaller base circle, so still has greater lift than a 357 which usually having a greater base circle needs far bigger lobes to attain lesser lift.
I would be looking for evidence of wear on the lobes and for road use both are nice cams.
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