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Hot Rods Question

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by bob8823, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. bob8823
    Joined: Apr 16, 2011
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    Anyone know the rpm range of a stock 283 sbc camshaft. Motor came out of a 1961 Biscayne. Thanks.
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  2. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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    off idle to about 4000rpm...2 or 4brl
     
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  3. Rusty O'Toole
    Joined: Sep 17, 2006
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    Valves float around 4500 with a hydraulic cam. You might eke out 5000 with solids.
     
  4. Atwater Mike
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    ...and if that's the name of that tune, you might want to washer your springs .060"! :D
     

  5. the stock 283 crank in my small journal 327 has been tripping the rev limiter in my msd at 6800 rpms.
     
  6. Rusty O'Toole
    Joined: Sep 17, 2006
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    What cam?
     
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  8. Rusty O'Toole
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    So not stock then?
     
  9. sorry, my bad, i read crankshaft. forget what i wrote.
     

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