I have a 350 engine in my 1979 camaro I have 3.42 gears a turbo 350 with a bm shift kit I have a performer rpm intake an edelbrock 750 carb a accel hei distributer. I recently put a summit cam and lifters in sum-1104 the lift is 466-466- duration298-298 @ 50 the duration is 224-224 my problem is now it's a dog off the line no bottom end at all. Where is my bottom end. I also have hooker headers 1 5/8 full exhaust.

Asked by Jun 19, 2015 at 07:48 AM about the 1979 Chevrolet Camaro

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Did you degree the cam? Did you run the cam advanced, retarded or straight up? Is it possible that you are 1 tooth off on the cam timing? Is the ignition advance working properly? Is the ignition timing correct? Did it run better before installing the cam?

I set the timing chain at zero and the engine was at tdc it was put back together as stock no advance or retarded.

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