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#2366495 - 09/06/17 03:19 PM How big of cam in a 5.7 before P/V clearance issues?
71yelladustr Offline
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I am thinking about throwing together an early well used stock short block 5.7 with ported eagle heads for some cheap fun. just curious as to how big of cam I can run without running into piston to valve clearance issues. I have heard conflicting info on this subject
and wondering if anyone has any real world experience with this on a stock 5.7. TIA.
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#2366823 - 09/07/17 05:13 AM Re: How big of cam in a 5.7 before P/V clearance issues? [Re: 71yelladustr]
ric3xrt Offline
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Registered: 01/13/06
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Loc: Trumbauersville PA
My niece has a Comp cams XFI273h-14 .547/550 in her 06 300 , took a lot of tuning to get to run right. been a few years and it hasn't bent any valves yet.
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74 D100 D-Code,3x75 D100 D-code, 3x77 D100 D-code,6x78 D150 D-D-code...lots of pre 81 trucks
75 4x2 Ramcharger....G3 coming soon
2003 Ram st
2004 Rumble Bee
2004 Ram GTX(Plum Crazy)
2005 Ram GTXtreme(s Plum Crazy,Banana Yellow)
Any info on these trucks is greatly appreciated
2005 Ram 1500 (drag truck in building)
2014 1500 tradesman(shhhh, it's hiding a 7.0 short block under those eagle heads.

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