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Old 09-14-2010, 09:33 PM
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Im lookin for the factory cam specs for my 99 5.9l, if you know where i could find them it would be very much appreciated
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welcome to the site!

And..as far as cam specs, I don't know them off hand...but, all I can tell you is that the cam in the 5.9s is teeny tiny. Thats why they produce huge torque at very low RPMs and have absolutley no top end what-so-ever. At high RPMs it basically chokes the motor.

Hope that helped some.

If you're looking for an aftermarket cam...I'd give Hughes a call, and tell them what you have and what you plan to do with the truck...and they'll pick out a nice cam for you.
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i've tried lookin them up online and havent found them i'll probably have to degree the cam myself to get the proper lift and duration specs
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Hey Ramrunner, I hope this helps. I have been wanting to learn as much as I can about the magnum engines so I bought a book on rebuilding them. This was in it so I thought of this post.
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Interesting spec sheet Gene . I was just looking for my shop manual . But it looks like you have it covered .
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Always happy to help. I have a few more books coming. I just wish that rebuilding & hot rodding engines wasn't do darn expensive.
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thats perfect thank you so much i really needed that
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according to that...it almost seems like the 5.2L cam would help the 5.9L breathe a little better. Is that just me? Or is that true?
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