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Old 09-10-2013, 05:54 PM   #1
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Default Spec. Info, howard cams

ATTN, OL RON, FLATJACK; Need spec info, for a Howard M 8, and Howard M 12 cams... hope to run in 276 flathead, Sharp heads,and 2-2 intake Sanderson tube headers, 2 inch exhaust, all the way....the ride is 39 deluxe fordor,, 3;78's Columbia ...your input, and information please...thanks ... OLD....BILL

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Old 09-11-2013, 07:30 AM   #2
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I have an M-8 in my 291" 8BA ( 3 3/8 + .030). It's quite mild-Probably not much more than a stock EAC . Howards specs are: .328" gross lift; 230* duration @ .050"; Intake opens @ 5* BTC, closes 45* ABC; Exhaust opens 45* BBC' Closes 5* ATC.
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:37 PM   #3
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The M-12 has .360 lift, Intake opens @ 30 BTDC and closes @ 67 ABDC. The exhaust opens @71 BBDC and closes @ 23 ATDC. Overlap is 53*. These specs are measured at .015 lift. Lobe separation is 112*.
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:33 AM   #4
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The M-8 is a nice cam for a small engine. The M-12 is pretty wild. I like the Howard F9 very good street cam, nice Lope and great acceloration. Don't need allot of spring pressure for street.
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