"It's all about the flow" so they say!. The valve timing events in an engine are well known to be one of the key ingredients in developing the best power and torque from an engine. Choosing the correct Performance camshafts for optimising the breathing of a performance or race engine are probably much more technical than many enthusiasts really care for.
Choosing the correct camshaft for an engine can have a significant input into low end drivability and power.
For example a 272 cam which is a common request! There are dozens of variations of a 272 degree profile for any given engine. It can have different lobe centers, different peak lift specifications and so on, but still be called a 272. More importantly is what goes on with the profile from 1mm of lift and upwards.
Different cam manufacturers have different ways of achieving similar results. We have used dozens of different brands of camshafts over the years.
Cat Cams have a comprehensive range of applications for performance road and race engines.
There are many engines being modified of European and English orientation which companies like Cat Coms specialise in. To name a few of these engines Speedfactor have supplied cams for are
BMW S14 M10 M20 M42 M50 M52 M43 S50B30 S50B32 S54
Audi 5 valve turbo
Ford Duratec Zetec and Pinto
Lancia and Fiat
Brian Crower has been a regular player in camshaft technology for many years. They offer a great range of performance camshafts for many Japanese engine applications. These cams feature some new core designs and have a reputation for reliability and repeat ability.
Check with us for pricing on these quality camshafts.
GSC Power Division has a unique range of cams for some popular modified engines. Particularly the Mitsubishi 4G63.
We have been using these profiles for a while now and have seen very impressive results over other brands with similar built engines.
They also make a stroker specific camshaft for the 4G63 which offers great results in mid and top end.
Check with us for pricing on these seriously good camshaft profile options.