Hotcam tips needed

4 replies to this topic
  • AdamW

Posted March 15, 2005 - 05:36 AM


I have aquired a Hotcams Stage 2 cam and would like some more input on expected performance, reliability, installation etc. Some mentioned that there is a Hotcams rep here on TT? Could someone please direct me to this person.


  • michaeln

Posted March 15, 2005 - 05:21 PM


Kiss the bottom end performance goodbye, and hold on tight when the RPMs get high.

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  • qadsan

Posted March 15, 2005 - 06:26 PM


michaeln, how bad is the loss on the lower end?

Is the grin factor much bigger at mid to high RPM compared to the stock cam?

  • AdamW

Posted March 16, 2005 - 04:52 AM


If I am going to lose a significant amount of low end, regardless of other mods (headers, piston) than I don't think I will install it. It sounds like a good desert bike cam but not quite the best set up for a combination of woods, street, and supermoto.
I will likely put it back on ebay. Does it make sense to have it ground to profile similar to the Stage 1? Anyone with a Stage 1 considering a trade?

  • qadsan

Posted March 16, 2005 - 08:30 AM


I'll be trying a stage 2 later this year (probably towards the end of this year), but I do like the stage 1 I've been using.

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