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Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Bugeye/Frogeye Club..... Racer guys Engine help
From: Lester <oldsaabguy@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2014 09:36:13 -0500
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Dave, Ya know, that is my current thinking as well.  I have been eliminating
potential problems and this is a very real possibility..

Ron.. I would hate to ruin a friendship by having someone come to Louisiana in
the Summer on purpose.  ;-)  But thanks for the thought!


..and all the vacuum fittings were removed from the carbs and intake

On Jul 6, 2014, at 7:35 AM, dave@race-cardrivers.com [bugeye] wrote:

>   Lester asked
> " and what are the symptoms of a cam that has been installed incorrectly?
> "  No, I haven't done the vacuum testing yet as the car won't idle worth a
damn. "
> Cam must be installed with the timing correctly set.  Your cam timing may be
off a tooth.
>     Symptons will be similar to some of the ones below
> .
> More likely, you have too much cam for the application you are running the
> Too much cam means  it is designed to open the the intake valve EARLIER
...(among other things)
>    This results in requiring a very high idle ............
>      symptoms are :
>               1)   backfiring through carbs....
>               2)    poor or NO slow idle
>               3)    little or no vacuum at slow rpm's
> a quick check with a vacuum gauge would identify this very easily


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