Mild cam upgrade

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  1. Drok

    Drok Senior Member Supporting Member

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    https://www.briantooleyracing.com/btr-low-lift-truck-cam.html

    Im looking for mild cam where i wont need a ton of extra work just to use it ie: tune, torque converter, etc

    Anyone have this one or know if itll work for what i want ? From what the site says it seems like it would be but idk crap about cams Thanks (ive read and searched already but most i find are bigger ones)
     
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    Year/engine / miles?
     
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    With afm/dod? Its the biggest hinder to swapping a cam. To use gen 3&4 cams you need replace the afm lifters -heads need to come off.
     
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    Even if its turned off ?
     
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    yes, the lobes on the stock camshaft are ground specifically for the afm lifters.

    there are very few companies (TSP, probably comp cam) that make an AFM specific grind. but i do not know if the cam can be swapped without pulling the heads.
    on a non AFM engine you can rotate engine and trap the lifters in the guides and/or insert a rod from the front to hold the lifters up and swap the cam without pulling the heads.
     
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    Ah gotcha. Thanks for the info. Ill look into the delete parts then.
     

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