Cam Identification

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  1. Gibatheviking

    Gibatheviking New Member

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    Greetings

    Does the stock ho cam have any numbers for identification? I purchased my car slightly modified and the seller did not know if the cam was aftermarket or stock. Is degreeing a cam the only way to identify it?
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    You could measure the lift, which would give you some idea, especially if it's stock.


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  3. Gibatheviking

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    I measured the lifter at its base height .3" and at its top .6" subtracted the base from the top so .3" lift? I am taking these measurements from the top of the lifter NOT the base cup of the lifter. I understand the lift of the stock ho cam for a 93 is .278? I would assume this would then be an aftermarket cam? If so do you perhaps know which?
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    .3 times 1.6 gives 4.80, which I believe was one of the Ford Racing alphabet cam lifts, but I haven't checked. Searching would get you a quick answer on that, but the only way to guarantee it would be to measure duration with a degree wheel.
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    Thanks a lot for your help
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    7-UP BILL Founding Member

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    I looked at a stock H.O. cam I have from 1990 and behind the dist gear were the letters Z1ZE. Hope this helps.

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