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post #11 of (permalink) Old 06-14-2011, 03:35 AM
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Originally Posted by wallacej View Post
I meant would triumph change the tooling in the engine plant just to make bb cams. Unless it was a special run maybe. I have a bb kit in already so i would like to think they did.
They wouldn't have to change any tooling. I believe the cams come in to the factory as cast blanks. An operator would put the cam blank into a machine that grinds it according to what a computer tells it to. So they should easily be able to machine a different profile by simply changing the specs in the computer.
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