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SVO: Camshaft



At 09:29 AM 12/9/97 EST, Mp23cc wrote:
>You are on the right track. This is why we use alot of valve lift and not
much
>duration. We can make great lowend torque do to the short duration. The high
>valve lift along with the boost gives you great top end power. Alot of
>duration will cost you lowend , but high valve lift will not cost you
>anything.

Hm, I always thought the higher the lift, the bigger the opening for the
air to flow thru. Since velocity drops with an increase in the opening
size, wouldn't the cylinder fill slower, assuming the same duration?


James Reese

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