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Postby Jitterbugdude » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:45 am

So today's question is... What is the difference between a 1 barrel cam and a 2 barrel cam? If I have a cam can I tell which one it is? if so, how? Thanks for any info!
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Re: Cam Question

Postby cjbiagi » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:22 am

Never really heard of camshafts referred to that way. My guess is the 2 bbl cam probably has a little more performance than the 1 bbl. Probably a little more duration and lift. Don't know how to identify it unless there is a part number on it
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Re: Cam Question

Postby Jitterbugdude » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:26 am

Clears it up somewhat. I have often seen 1 bbl cams and 2 bbl cams sold for Vegas.There's a guy on ebay with some for sale. Never could figure out what the difference was. My Master Parts Catalogue only calls out one.
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Re: Cam Question

Postby kgroombr » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:28 am

There are two different part numbers for 1BBL and 2BBL cams in the parts manual, but it would be nice to know the exact difference between the two.

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Re: Cam Question

Postby Jitterbugdude » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:48 pm

It would be nice to know for sure. I have 2 new cams and 4 more (still in their heads) but I don't know if any of them are 1 or 2 bbl. One of the boxed cams has a part number on it and "American Cam" on the box. I could call them and see if they have any info.
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