For the first question, I'll be adding a section to my website that
will cover various works rally specs as my car is a semi attempt at
making a rally performing car.
Second question, I hear that term 3/4 used from time to time. I'm
pretty sure it is a a general term for a cam that is ground to be more
aggressive than stock, yet not as aggressive as a race cam. 3/4 of the
For a Healey that could mean most cams ground for higher lift and
slightly longer duration. The BJ8 cam is the best stock cam that was
used and in the case of a 100 Six the BJ8 cam could be called a 3/4
I've got a reground cam that is higher lift of .425" and longer
duration of 260 degrees. That would called a 3/4 cam too. Factory for a
BJ8 would be .3145 lift and 252 degrees duration.
On May 28, 2004, at 9:28 PM, John Soderling wrote:
> Two questions:
> 1. Does anyone know of a website that lists the usual features of
> the BMC Austin Healey works rally cars?
> 2. Can anyone explain to me or point me to a website that explains
> what a 3/4 grind cam shaft is and how it differs from a stock
> Vrooom vrooom,