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Old 10-15-2019, 01:24 PM
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Default Cam gear for thunderbolt on a 500 EFI cam

I am running cams out of 500EFIs and using thunderbolt distributors that I think came off of mid 90s 350s, I need to know if I need to swap my distributor gear for a bronze gear? I have read that they used crane cams in the blue engines and a steel gear was ok but I do not want to find out the hard way. I would appreciate any info. Thanks
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Crane cams that part #'s end in IG have iron gears.
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stock dist gear on a 500 efi is iron, at least all the ones Ive seen
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i would give crane cams a call but i use a melonized gear with crane hyd roller cams.
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Originally Posted by mike tkach View Post
i would give crane cams a call but i use a melonized gear with crane hyd roller cams.
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