How To Degree a Camshaft

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If you're building a performance engine, degreeing the camshaft is a must. As shown in the video, you need to verify the grind of the cam. If you don't, and there's a problem with performance later, you have only yourself to blame.

More info from Comp Cams found here: http://www.compcams.com

Thanks to Kevin Frische for his help in this video.

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Tools

Degree Wheel: http://www.compperformancegroupstores.com/store/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=CC&Product_Code=4790&Category_Code=

Degree kits: http://www.compperformancegroupstores.com/store/merchant.mvc?Screen=SRCH&Store_Code=CC&Search=degree%20wheel

Camshaft dial indicator: http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Camshaft-Dial-Indicator,9868.html?sku=58666838&utm_medium=CSEGoogle&utm_source=CSE&utm_campaign=CSEGOOGLE&gclid=CLK8yIqKs9ACFdgDgQod2A4MXg

Piston stop tool: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-900188?seid=srese1&cm_mmc=pla-google-_-shopping-_-srese1-_-summit-racing&gclid=CLeyq6uKs9ACFVc8gQodXmYL8Q

Related videos

Engine dissection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saPGX-1qC4M

The #FairmontProject series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22GsHQi7tU&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov2nxWVKCeU14Vt7JJ_QSZvs

#DarkMatterPikachu on the Dyno: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UADOHm6-BJc

Engine Balancing Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjuGkXpha8Q

Engine Details

Displacement: 363cid

The Block: http://www.pbm-erson.com/Catalog/PBM/Block%20Kits/KITSBK-29

The Crank: http://www.pbm-erson.com/Catalog/PBM/Clearance/PBM85207

The Heads: https://performanceparts.ford.com/part/M-6049-X302
Compression: 8.9:1

The Cam: Comp Cams custom grind: 222@.050" 222@.050 .357"lobe lift .571" valve lift (1.6 rocker) .351" lobe lift .562" valve lift (1.6 rocker) 114º separation 4ºadvance

Modified: Edelbrock Performer RPM intake

The Carburetor: https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/carburetors/demon/mighty_demon/parts/5402020BT

The Distributor: https://www.msdperformance.com/products/distributors/ford/parts/8582

The Ignition: https://www.msdperformance.com/products/ignitions/street_and_strip/parts/6462

The turbo Kit: http://www.on3performance.com/shop/1987-93-mustang-gtcobra-5-0-foxbody-turbo-system/

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