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Little help with an 86 302HO please

86/92fox

New Member
My son has an 86GT 5 speed car. Last year it developed an ecu issue, and after bringing home 3 different scanners that all failed to talk to it, we went old school. One high dollar, new age regulator, and a full Edelbrock intake, 600 carb and breather, and a vac advance stand alone distributor, and she runs out real nice. He is wanting to put a cam in, with a nice thump, but not anything requiring new heads, or seriously compromising drivability. I know a rough idle means poor bottom end and fuel economy, but it’s more or less his toy. He doesn’t drag it, just enjoys it around town. Any suggestions on a cam???
 

347HO

Member
I'm not speaking from personal experience so keep that in regard.

I have seen and heard other peoples mustangs with the "alphabet" cams and IMO, run and sound good. Not great, but good.

LMR and American Muscle, as well as all the big internet stores have these cams.

My last suggestion is IMO the very best... A custom cam because it will provide the best overall experience.
 
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