|02-12-2013 11:11 PM|
|amc49||I used to dial in cams by max compression too, an old trick.|
|02-12-2013 10:44 PM|
|ZXthrizzle05||when I was NA my mods were just svt header and cold air intake.|
|02-12-2013 02:00 PM|
|freemind||I've got a factory freak on my hands.|
|02-12-2013 08:39 AM|
|ZXthrizzle05||Your numbers are a tad higher than mine and I had stock gears when I was NA|
|02-12-2013 12:34 AM|
x's on the Dyno. I got 17 ftlbs more in the midrange.
Money well spent.
|02-11-2013 10:33 PM|
|ZXthrizzle05||damn, i like just using my tdc pin and bar|
|02-11-2013 08:35 PM|
|02-11-2013 09:52 AM|
Correct , the best thing to do is get them close with the tools for TDC then use a compression gauge to dial them in closer till you can get to a dyno
Do a compression test , then move one gear 1 mark , if compression goes up go another mark till compression stops going up by moving the gear , if you go Adv. say and get no gain in compression then go the other way , when done with that gear go to the other and do the same thing , this will get you CLOSE but you need to adjust the gears on a dyno or you may leave some power behind
|02-11-2013 03:29 AM|
The discussion is a moot point, he probably read the degrees difference on the sprocket markings, irrelevant since the reason for the adjustable sprockets to begin with. You correct with them back to right, or what you want. There is no way to 'confirm' since every engine will be slightly different. The term '5 degrees' also useless unless knowing retard or advance and which one of two cams.
The TDC mark can be useless too since may not be true TDC which needs to be indicated out with a degree wheel. Simply bumping a stop point pin is close but all engines vary there too.
|02-10-2013 11:26 PM|
|ZXthrizzle05||how did you know you were 5 degrees off?|
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