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 Post subject: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:17 am 
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Hi guys just wondering if anyone has put 290 cams in a 260 i have a set of 290 cams sitting around so thought why not and also will it require tuning and spring's if i put them in cheers
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:48 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 7:26 pm 
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So i take it no-one has ever put boss 290cams in a 260 engine and or no one knows of anyone who has successfully done it
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 7:49 pm 
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Hi, i have been hoping that someone would pipe in & answer your question. However it looks like no can or will currently answer you ..... sorry about that chief :mrgreen:


sometimes it does take a little while before someone who 'may have' done this jumps on to answer what you or someone wants an answer to ...... :oops:


are there any differances between the two motors? coz i have no idea
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 9:11 pm 
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All good cheers mate ill just keep posting it untill someone who does know answers but again cheers
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Wed May 03, 2017 10:42 pm 
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You can do it. But you need the cam girdles and followers aswell because they are different.
290 engine is 10.5:1 so pistons are different.
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 2:03 pm 
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Plus I think you will find that the valve guides are shorter on 290 to accommodate the higher valve lift from cams.
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 Post subject: Re: Boss 290 cams in a boss 260
Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 8:26 pm 
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Cheers guys
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