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COMP Cams 12-609-5 Oval Track Solid Camshaft, Chevy S/B
COMP Cams 12-609-5 Oval Track Solid Camshaft, Chevy S/B

COMP Cams 12-609-5 Oval Track Solid Camshaft, Chevy S/B

Chevy Small Block V8, Solid Flat Tappet Camshaft Type, 3000 to 6500 RPM Range

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COMP Cams 12-609-5 Oval Track Solid Camshaft, Chevy S/B
COMP Cams 12-609-5 Oval Track Solid Camshaft, Chevy S/B
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Camshaft Type:
Solid Flat Tappet
RPM Range:
3000 to 6500
Intake Duration:
285
Exhaust Duration:
295
Lobe Separation:
106 °
Grind Number:
CS 285B-6
Intake Duration (.050" Lift):
250
Exhaust Duration (.050" Lift):
260
Intake Valve Lift w/ Rocker Arm Ratio:
0.532"
Exhaust Valve Lift w/ Rocker Arm Ratio:
0.555"
Intake Valve Lash:
0.02
Exhaust Valve Lash:
0.022
MFG. Part #:
12-609-5
GTIN Code:
036584540021
External Ignition Box Required:
No
Valve Springs Required:
Yes
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COMP Cams Drag Race OR Oval Track 285B-6 Camshaft for Small Block Chevy.

Chevrolet 262-400 c.i. 8 cyl. 1955-1998. Solid-Best all around cam with small engine. Excellent torque and good idle. SOLID - Drag Race: Great torque, 3800+ stall or 4 speed, 10.5:1 compression. OR Oval Track: Very versatile cam. Great for 1/4-3/8 mile track. OR Puller and Mud Race: Excellent torque and good idle for 327-350. Needs 10:1+ compression and low gears.

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1958-98 Chevy 262-400
Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws/regulations

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