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Chevrolet - 200 90° & 229 90° (3.8L)
Performance level 4 - Compu-Pro - High torque, all purpose grind for most applications.
INT/EXH - Dur @ .050” Lift: 238°/244° RR: 1.5/1.5 Gross Lift: .451”/.460” LSA: 110° RPM: 2200 to 6200 Redline: 6750
 

Level 1 indicates a good stock replacement camshaft. These profiles are designed to enhance throttle response and low end torque in vans, trucks, passenger cars and mild marine applications while delivering fuel efficient motoring. High vacuum, smooth idle and maximum efficiency are characteristics of these cams. Stock or small cfm carburetor, small diameter tube headers and dual exhaust are recommended for maximum benefit. Intended for stock or near-stock engines and drive trains, 8.5:1 compression, 2.70 to 3.25 ring and pinion, automatic transmission with stock converter or four-speed manual transmission.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

Level 2 profiles are for individuals that require more power and an extended rpm range. Works well with stock or near-stock engines and drive trains in a lightly modified street engine. These camshafts provide excellent low end and mid-range power for spirited street, off road driving and mild marine applications. Modifications that should accompany installation of these cams include small diameter tube headers, low restriction dual exhaust, aftermarket manifold, increased cfm carburetor and reworked or performance ignition. Increased compression (9.5:1) is recommended for maximum output. Aftermarket torque converter with slightly higher stall speed is recommended because stock factory converters do not allow the engine to provide adequate idle speed and off idle performance. These camshafts work well with four-speed manual transmission.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

Level 3 camshafts are designed for moderately modified engines. Intended for performance hot street/strip and performance marine applications, these profiles have a moderate lope at idle and offer an extended rpm range with emphasis on upper bottom to top end power and a strong mid-range. These higher lift, longer duration camshafts demand close attention to rear end gearing and tire diameter combinations. The secret here is to pick a ring and pinion gear set and tire diameter that keeps the engine in its optimum rpm power range. These profiles perform well with four-speed manual transmissions or automatic transmissions if a high stall torque converter is employed. Headers, dual exhaust, larger than stock carburetor, performance manifold and increased compression (9.5:1 to 10.5:1) are required. Mild porting and larger valves will improve performance.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

Level 4 camshafts are designed for heavily modified engines. These camshaft have a definite lope at idle and are best suited for dual purpose hot street/drag strip, hot marine or oval track applications. These grinds exhibit strong mid-range to top end torque and horsepower. Headers, dual exhaust, large cfm carburetor, performance ignition and increased compression of 10.25:1 and above are required. Cylinder head modifications would be beneficial. Use with standard manual transmission or automatic with high stall torque converter. Again, close attention to proper ring and pinion and tire diameter selection is imperative.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

Level 5 camshafts are designed for fully prepared, high compression, all-out racing engines and chassis. Extensive cylinder head modification, bigger valves, lightweight valve train, titanium valves, maximum flow carburetion or fuel injection, racing gas, alky or nitro, magneto or electronic ignition, performance rod and crank assembly and increased engine clearances are required for maximum benefit.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

This camshaft's Performance Level varies by CID group. Please see information specific to your CID group in the more detailed product description below.

Level 1 indicates a good stock replacement camshaft. These profiles are designed to enhance throttle response and low end torque in vans, trucks, passenger cars and mild marine applications while delivering fuel efficient motoring. High vacuum, smooth idle and maximum efficiency are characteristics of these cams. Stock or small cfm carburetor, small diameter tube headers and dual exhaust are recommended for maximum benefit. Intended for stock or near-stock engines and drive trains, 8.5:1 compression, 2.70 to 3.25 ring and pinion, automatic transmission with stock converter or four-speed manual transmission.

Level 2 profiles are for individuals that require more power and an extended rpm range. Works well with stock or near-stock engines and drive trains in a lightly modified street engine. These camshafts provide excellent low end and mid-range power for spirited street, off road driving or mild marine applications. Modifications that should accompany installation of these cams include small diameter tube headers, low restriction dual exhaust, aftermarket manifold, increased cfm carburetor and reworked or performance ignition. Increased compression (9.5:1) is recommended for maximum output. Aftermarket torque converter with slightly higher stall speed is recommended because stock factory converters do not allow the engine to provide adequate idle speed and off idle performance. These camshafts works well with four-speed manual transmission.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

This camshaft's Performance Level varies by CID group. Please see information specific to your CID group in the more detailed product description below.

Level 2 profiles are for individuals that require more power and an extended rpm range. Works well with stock or near-stock engines and drive trains in a lightly modified street engine. These camshafts provide excellent low end and mid-range power for spirited street, off road driving or mild marine applications. Modifications that should accompany installation of these cams include small diameter tube headers, low restriction dual exhaust, aftermarket manifold, increased cfm carburetor and reworked or performance ignition. Increased compression (9.5:1) is recommended for maximum output. Aftermarket torque converter with slightly higher stall speed is recommended because stock factory converters do not allow the engine to provide adequate idle speed and off idle performance. These camshafts works well with four-speed manual transmission.

Level 3 camshafts are designed for moderately modified engines. Intended for performance hot street/strip and performance marine applications, these profiles have a moderate lope at idle and offer an extended rpm range with emphasis on upper bottom to top end power and a strong mid-range. These higher lift, longer duration camshafts demand close attention to rear end gearing and tire diameter combinations. The secret here is to pick a ring and pinion gear set and tire diameter that keeps the engine in its optimum rpm power range. These profiles perform well with four-speed manual transmissions or automatic transmissions if a high stall torque converter is employed. Headers, dual exhaust, larger than stock carburetor, performance manifold and increased compression (9.5:1 to 10.5:1) are required. Mild porting and larger valves will improve performance.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

This camshaft's Performance Level varies by CID group. Please see information specific to your CID group in the more detailed product description below.

Level 3 camshafts are designed for moderately modified engines. Intended for performance hot street/strip and performance marine applications, these profiles have a moderate lope at idle and offer an extended rpm range with emphasis on upper bottom to top end power and a strong mid-range. These higher lift, longer duration camshafts demand close attention to rear end gearing and tire diameter combinations. The secret here is to pick a ring and pinion gear set and tire diameter that keeps the engine in its optimum rpm power range. These profiles perform well with four-speed manual transmissions or automatic transmissions if a high stall torque converter is employed. Headers, dual exhaust, larger than stock carburetor, performance manifold and increased compression (9.5:1 to 10.5:1) are required. Mild porting and larger valves will improve performance.

Level 4 camshafts are designed for heavily modified engines. They have a definite lope at idle and are best suited for dual purpose hot street/drag strip, hot marine and oval track applications. These grinds exhibit strong mid-range to top end torque and horsepower. Headers, dual exhaust, large cfm carburetor, performance ignition and increased compression of 10.25:1 and above are required. Cylinder head modifications would be beneficial. Use with standard manual transmission or automatic with high stall torque converter. Again, close attention to proper ring and pinion,tire diameter selection is imperative.

If you are uncertain as to which cam profile best suits your needs, please contact our technical support staff at 619-661-6477.

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Part Number 03165
Engine Make Chevrolet
Year 1978-1984
Part Class Camshaft
Camshaft Name Compu-Pro
Camshaft Series Compu-Pro
Engine Type V6
Engine Size 200 90° & 229 90° (3.8L)
Product Type Mechanical Flat Tappet
Valve Lash .022" intake and .024" exhaust
Lobe center 110
Advertised Duration: Intake / Exhaust 282 / 287
Duration @ .050" Lift: Intake / Exhaust 238 / 244
Lobe Lift: Intake / Exhaust .301 / .307
Rocker Ratio: Intake / Exhaust 1.5 / 1.5
Gross Valve Lift: Intake / Exhaust .451 / .460
CID All
Performance Level 4
Low RPM 2200
Peak HP 6200
Redline 6750
Performance Description High torque, all purpose grind for most applications.
Engine Application Level 4 camshafts are designed for heavily modified engines. They have a definate lope at idle and are best suited for dual purpose hot street/drag strip, hot marine and oval track applications.
Recommended Modifications Headers, dual exhaust, large cfm carburetor, performance ignition and increased compression of 10.25:1 and above is required. Cylinder head modifications would be beneficial. Use with automatic transmission with high stall torque converter or manual transmission. Close attention to proper ring and pinion gear set and tire diameter is imperative.
Product Characteristics Definate lope at idle. These grinds exhibit strong mid-range to top end toque and horsepower.
Grind Number 282FDP
Recommended Kit #1 84303
Recommended add-on 86092
 
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