Hot Cam vs Webb cam ?

8 replies to this topic
  • roofer dude

Posted March 27, 2010 - 09:06 AM


03 YZ450 F. Which is better ? Looking to gain mid range without loosing anywhere else, is this possible? Are cams where I need to be looking for this? Need help before I start throwing money at it. Thanks.

  • grayracer513

Posted March 27, 2010 - 09:15 AM


Running the stock pipe?

  • roofer dude

Posted March 27, 2010 - 11:50 AM


Pro Circuit Ti 4.

  • roofer dude

Posted March 27, 2010 - 11:59 AM


Forgot to tell yo this engine is on a kart. may be turning higher RPM's but not sure. Maybe this will help. The yellow # 7 is mine.

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  • aedwards07

Posted March 27, 2010 - 12:19 PM


Web Cams by far.

  • intensem1rider

Posted March 27, 2010 - 02:11 PM


Webcams for sure BUT, you will need to upgrade to stiffer valve springs/lighter retainers.

  • roofer dude

Posted March 27, 2010 - 04:21 PM


OK, so witch one of there cams should I be looking at? Will up grading the cams make a lot of difference or should I do a 2 or 3 mm larger piston also. Would rather do one at a time. LOTS OF $$$$$$$$$$$$ Rules say I can go to 510cc , I don't want to kill reliability though.

  • grayracer513

Posted March 27, 2010 - 05:50 PM


One of the fundamentals of building an engine up is that everything has to coordinate with the rest of the components involved. That is to say that swapping cams or whatever by itself, "one at a time" as you say, will rarely work very well. Far better to work up a complete, cohesive and complimentary package in which each mod supports the others.

  • roofer dude

Posted March 28, 2010 - 05:36 AM


Any suggestions ?? Open to any and all ideas. Thanks

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