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Anyone have experience with Isky Cams?

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    Posted: Jul/26/2011 at 8:58pm
Anyone running an Isky?. Lately i have been doing some research on cams, and Isky seems have a  good reputation, as well as being one of the smaller cam companies with very good customer service.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote danleym Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/27/2011 at 9:56am
I've never run one myself, but I've only heard good things. Know a guy who swears by them and won't put anything else in any of his cars (none of which are AMC). I know that's second hand and probably not all that helpful, but I figured I'd throw it out there.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote mmaher94087 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/27/2011 at 10:01am
I ran them.  Good cams.  Never had a problem.. except for the police.  Oops!  Mike
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 70AMX401 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/27/2011 at 2:09pm
I run an Isky solid lifter cam.  No problem and yes their customer service was excellent.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Class Guy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/27/2011 at 2:09pm
Good stuff.  Don't let simple numbers fool you.  There is some stealth technology in their cams.
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I had a mild Isky 270 RV type cam in my 390 AMX engine the first go around on an engine rebuild. You need vacuum for the old Borg Warner M-12  to work right, so I wanted some close to stock with just a little more duration and lift and it fit the bill. I never had a problem with the cam. Valve train that a whole another story. took me a while to science that out. I used dog leg head on a 390 block and had people telling me I could not do. LRDaum
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been running an isky 280h in my gremlin for 20+ years- instant response, great low to mid range power- "back in the day"  it ran deep in the 12's with 9.5 compression, stock heads, 650 carb , on street tires thru the mufflers, with a shot of nitrous it REALLY woke up-11:80's !!
havent EVER had a problem with it- i LIKE isky
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I run a .480 hyd. cam in my hornet I drive to work...good running cam in  a 401 on the street!
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i have an isky 510 in my 440 with a 108 centerline. it sounds great. even has that popping noise i like
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