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Old 05-31-2002, 07:09 AM
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Default L78 cam specifications

can someone post the specs on a L78 396 375hp camshaft,I know it was solid lift but I need the lift,duration and lobe seperation and any other information on one

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Old 05-31-2002, 07:40 AM
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Hope this helps:
1966 = 396/375 HP-M lifter/.520 intake lift/.520 exhaust lift//336 intake duration//336 exhaust duration//1.70 rocker ratio//3863143 part number//3863144 casting number//OMO casting symbol

1967 = M-lifter//.520 IL//.520 EL//316 ID//302 ED//1.70 RR//3904362 PN//3904366 CN//OMO CS

1968 same as 1967

1969 = M lifters///.520 IL//.520 EL//316 ID//302 ED//1.70 RR//3863143 PN//3863144 CN//OMO CS

From Chevy by the Numbers 65-69
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Old 05-31-2002, 11:11 AM
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Default Re: L78 cam specifications

You can still buy the cam from GM complete with lifters.
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Old 05-31-2002, 12:40 PM
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Ahh...I see you made it on, Pete!

Who makes GM's cams? Crane?
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Old 05-31-2002, 02:15 PM
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I'm a slow learner, but here I am. Yes, Crane makes the GM cams.
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Old 05-31-2002, 02:35 PM
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Default Re: L78 cam specifications

you can read the cam specs on the Crane web site
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Good thinking, Joe.

Here is the cam card on the L-78/L-71/L-72/LS-6 cam:

http://www.cranecams.com/master/apps...m#5. Blueprint
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