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Old 10-21-2005, 02:47 PM   #1
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Cam differences...just a thought

I was wondering what the difference is between an '86/'87 5.0 H.O. cam and a '96 Explorer V-8 cam.Is there a difference?Thanks.
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Re: Cam differences...just a thought

i believe its toned down and perhaps set up more for tq and not hp... who knows but im sure they are different.
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Re: Cam differences...just a thought

do not use the explorer cam unless you want a willowing torque monster.

h.o all the way if you are staying stock.
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H.O. it will be my friend.
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Re: Cam differences...just a thought

the ford spec cams generally are not the best for aftermarket applications, they are good but there are far better cams out there. The over used E303 is a great example of something that is overused when there are better items to be had.
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