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What do the numbers on my camshaft mean?

What do the numbers on my camshaft mean?

The are two measurements, duration and valve lift. The duration of measured in degrees ex 278, 288 like you gave. This measures how long the valve will stay open. For example, 278 degrees of rotation of the roller the valve will be closed. The other 82 degrees of rotation is where the valve will be open.

How do I identify a camshaft?

How to Identify a Camshaft by Number

  1. Find the model prefix. The model prefix is the first part of the camshaft number, and it describes the vehicle that the camshaft is meant for.
  2. Find the profile or grind number.
  3. Find the exhaust number and add it to the end of the list of numbers.

Where is the camshaft part number?

Locate the ID number on the camshaft. It is typically located in the center of the cam between the lobes. The ID number will consist of either eight or nine digits; the last four numbers identify the cam and its specific application.

How many camshaft does a V8 have?

An i4 engine has two camshafts, while a V6 or V8 engine has four. Usually there are two intake valves and two exhaust valves in overhead- cam engines.

How do you read a camshaft specs?

Reading a Cam Card: Lobe Separation Angle (LSA) On this cam card, you will see the LSA is 112 degrees. This figure is derived by adding the intake center line plus the exhaust center line and dividing by two. In this case: 108 + 116 = 224 degrees / 2 = 112 degrees.

How do you identify a crane camshaft?

How to Identify a Crane Cam

  1. Examine both ends of the camshaft. The end of the camshaft will be embossed with a two-digit engine prefix code, a grind number, and the series name of the camshaft.
  2. Using the information on the camshaft, look up the information in the Crane Cam Catalog.

What are the different types of camshafts?

Camshaft Types There are two major types of camshafts: Flat Tappet and Roller Cams. Flat Tappet (lifters) are in most V8’s and literally have what looks like a flat bottom where the cam lobe contacts the tappet (lifter). Lifters are not actually flat on the contact surface.

Does V8 have two heads?

99% + of V8s have ONE crankshaft. There are some exceptions, such as some Bentley engines, but these are W12 engines and not quite like an 8 cylinder V engine. Now there may be one or two CAMSHAFTS per head and a V8 has two heads including V.

Where is the engine number on a Rover V8?

The engine number of most Rover V8s is stamped on the left hand side of the block deck, adjacent to the dipstick tube, although some very early engines had the number stamped on the bellhousing flange at the rear of the block.

When did the Rover V8 engine come out?

We have included a reference chart of Rover V8 engine numbers from 1970 onwards, which will help you to identify the engine fitted to your vehicle.

What kind of engine does a Land Rover have?

Originally a 10 seater it was “re-launched” as a 12 seater to “get around” British tax laws. 2.6 litre 6 cylinder petrol engine was introduced in 1967. The 109″ SW was available in North America in Series II and IIA form from 1958-1967.

Why do you need to identify Your Land Rover?

This identification was initiated by Land Rover as a means of identifying major design changes in production. They did not intend to change them on an annual basis. The designers felt that they had this “agricultural workhorse” so right from the start, that annual cosmetic styling would only detract from its functional applications.