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COMP Cams Xtreme Energy Camshafts 42-225-4

COMP Cams 42-225-4 - COMP Cams Xtreme Energy Camshafts

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Camshaft, Hydraulic Flat Tappet, Advertised Duration 284/296, Lift .541/.544, Oldsmobile, 260-455, Each

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Brand: COMP Cams
Manufacturer's Part Number: 42-225-4
Part Type: Camshafts
Summit Racing Part Number: CCA-42-225-4

UPC: 036584065043
Cam Style: Hydraulic flat tappet
Basic Operating RPM Range: 2,300-6,500
Intake Duration at 050 inch Lift: 240
Exhaust Duration at 050 inch Lift: 246
Duration at 050 inch Lift: 240 int./246 exh.
Advertised Intake Duration: 284
Advertised Exhaust Duration: 296
Advertised Duration: 284 int./296 exh.
Intake Valve Lift with Factory Rocker Arm Ratio: 0.541 in.
Exhaust Valve Lift with Factory Rocker Arm Ratio: 0.544 in.
Valve Lift with Factory Rocker Arm Ratio: 0.541 int./0.544 exh.
Lobe Separation (degrees): 110
Computer-Controlled Compatible: No
Grind Number: OL XE284H-10
Valve Springs Required: Yes
Quantity: Sold individually.
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COMP Cams Xtreme Energy camshafts are built to take advantage of the latest cam technology, to provide maximum performance. Whether your use is off-roading, towing, or street performance, there is an Xtreme Energy cam available for you. By using an aggressive lobe profile, these cams provide better throttle response and more top-end horsepower than equivalent cams from other manufacturers, while delivering increased engine vacuum.


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Oil in the intake from a cam???

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Yes. When the cam is ground with a base circle so low that the lifters uncover the oil port for said lifters it can generate 60+psi oil spraying right onto a gasket intended to seal only against intake vacuum. It also results in low precious oil pressure. This cam uses a lift way below other models. I have over 50 years engine building experience. No attention to detail, assuming a cam lobe can be used for multiple engines and ignoring the differences among engine types will cause this problem. Sloppy. A cam with nearly the same specs from another manufacturer does not have this problem. Beware COMP Cams quality control, it failed on my cam; actually that's two cams because I unnecessarily rebuilt my engine multiple times trying to find where the oil was getting into the intake. I've been a CompCams customer for over 3 years. No more. more

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Reviewer: ROBERT from FL

Date: July 23, 2014

Ease of Installation

Some parts are not legal for sale or use in California on any pollution-controlled motor vehicles

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