input on big SOHC cam with magnum springs

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input on big SOHC cam with magnum springs

Post by gearbanger4 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:13 pm

From what I have read, the general consensus is maybe a crane 14 or comp 400 cam is highest recommended cam with mag springs?

Has anyone actually ran a 05 or 07 big cam or simliar on these springs? If so, was there any actual problems like excessive float or broken springs etc?
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Post by silverneontuner » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:20 am

get the crane spings and retainers, they are cheaper than a cylinder head/engine

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Post by gearbanger4 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:11 pm

yeah, I know what you mean. I guess I was just trying to use as much as possible of what I currently have.... (limited project car budget).

I wasn't even considering the whole interference engine aspect, and that all my work could be wiped out if I drop a valve from pushing the limits of the mag springs. good call. :thumbup:

looks like I will be investing in some peace of mind if nothing else and just buy the crane's.
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Post by INVUJerry » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:54 pm

I think the 07/16 would be okay, I wouldn't try the 005.
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Post by ZeroChad » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:37 am

Mag springs, 400, and 7.5krpm = bad mmkay??

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Saw you found your answer in the other post. :thumbup:
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Post by gearbanger4 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:35 pm

ouch! did you take out the motor? or just the valve/spring?
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Post by Hudson_Neon » Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:09 pm

are the retainers really needed? i don't see why they would be

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