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Re: Camshaft specs

From: Philip Dingle
Category: Technical
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Date: 01 Mar 2003
Time: 23:13:55



I think that you will find that the Javelin and Jupiter camshafts are one and the same. The only difference is that the cam timing relative to the crankshaft is different between the Javelin and the R4 Jupiter; the R4 is 4 crank degrees retarded, which increases the power at the top end at the expense of low speed torque.

Javelin/Jupiter valve timings are quoted as: Inlet opens at 12 BTDC, Inlet closes at 53 ABDC, hence duration of 245 crank degrees. Exhaust opens at 50 BBDC, Exhaust closes at 15 ATDC, hence a duration of 245 crank degrees also.

Philip Dingle

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