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ATLANTA, GA, February 05, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- APM Engine Parts, which has been in business in Metro Atlanta since 1961, discusses the importance of selecting the correct camshaft when you rebuild an engine. Not only is this a crucial part of a rebuilt engine, but it is the first part that should be chosen.
Questions to Answer Before Choosing a Camshaft
What camshaft you choose depends on a number of factors:
How will the vehicle be used? Will it be used primarily for day-to-day driving, towing, or racing?
What kind of vehicle is it for? Is it for a traditional car, a heavy duty vehicle, or a racing car?
What kind of transmission and gears does the vehicle have? Is it a stick, automatic, or specialized type of gearing?
What class is the vehicle? Are there regulations or rules that specify what type of camshaft can be used in the car?
How much lift do you (or your customer) want? You can get the particular amount of lift you are looking for using different combinations of cam lift and rocker arm ratio.
How much money are you (or your customer) willing to spend?
The camshaft needs to be right for not only the vehicle's application, but it also needs to fit with the other parts of the valvetrain, cylinder heads, compression ratio and induction system.
David DeBuc, Vice President of APM Engine Parts, says, "The most frequently-made mistake when choosing a camshaft for an engine rebuild] is going for too much. Bigger is not necessarily better. It is more important to choose the right cam to suite the engine's application."
To see a full list of the parts and services offered by APM Engine Parts, including their engine rebuild kits, go to http://www.apmengineparts.com/.
About APM Engine Parts:
APM is an Atlanta-based business offering customers quality parts for engines, as well as machine shop services. Family-owned and operated for more than 50 years, our team works diligently to ensure you get the right part at an affordable price.
For more information, visit http://www.apmengineparts.com.
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