Melling cam for 305 - Team Camaro Tech
Engine General Engine Discussion.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 6th, 08, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
Team Member
Randy
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 493
Melling cam for 305

Has anyone ever used this Melling cam in a 305? It is mtc-1
Valve Lift 420/443
Adv Duration 270/280
Duration @ .050 204/214
Lobe Centerline 112 (107/117)
rsgt is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 6th, 08, 08:45 PM
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 21,341
Smile Re: Melling cam for 305

That's the old generic Performer cam that several sell.

It's a very good one step up from the old stock, -929 cam spec'd at 195/202, 112/108, .390"/.410" lift.

pdq67



pdq67 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 6th, 08, 09:43 PM
Senior Tech
Scott
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: CA
Posts: 239
Re: Melling cam for 305

I agree. It's a good mild performance/RV/truck cam that works well in an otherwise stock engine.

I've installed a number of them, mostly in 350's but some 305's, 283's, and other displacements. It provides a noticeable but not huge performance increase over a stock cam. Idle is just like stock in a larger engine, can be heard a little but not really felt in something small such as a 283 but can hardly be called lopey.

It is at it's best with a Q-jet or other sensible 4 barrel carb and small tube headers but will work just fine with a 2 barrel and stock exhaust manifolds.

67 Camaro, 96 LT1, 4L60E
red67camaro is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome