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Old 10-20-2019, 08:16 PM
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Default Hemi 212cc on cl1i cam

I guys im new here and i have a hemi 212cc just install a cl1i cam and i notice i lost a little low end power install a #8 key on it could that key be less like a #7 soo i could get a better low end power
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Old 10-21-2019, 12:47 AM
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A number 8 key...you need to know who cut the keys and how they are cut. For instance, one vendor marks his keys 1-10 but each increase = 1.3 degrees of timing advance...which with a number 8 would be 10.24 degrees advance, which assuming 24 degrees base would be a few degrees farther than the CL1 needs. Just a thought.
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Old 10-21-2019, 09:37 PM
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Today i change from a 8 to 7 and it felt better from low to midrange tomorrow i think ill try a #5
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Old 10-22-2019, 10:58 AM
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Ok help me here i see alot people view the thread but not to many write if the cam says 31 to 32 timing and i give it more than recomends like 34 what could i spect on driving it alot of botton end speed or top end speed

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Or to much timing could be making me loss power at the first rpm
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Old 10-22-2019, 01:19 PM
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More timing will shift power curve up and you will lose bottom end. The cam card for cl1 calls for 32degrees. You can run 28-32 degrees fine depending how you want your power curve. Track racers run 34-36 degrees but this is due to the style of racing...not what you will need in a “fun kart”
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Old 10-22-2019, 01:25 PM
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Thanks for your reply today im planing on going down to 30 degrees and im looking for a billet light flywheel to see if its helps the power on the botton and im using the hemi on a minibike
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Old 10-23-2019, 12:29 AM
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The billet flywheels use a stock key and have 32 degrees advance built into them.
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Old 10-23-2019, 10:14 PM
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Ok but with the flywheel will it help on the botton or just up top and i will loose torque on the bottom
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