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What cam would be good to put in a 2004 88. I am replacing the cam tentioners with the hyd unit and wanting to put a hotter cam without doing anything to the top end.

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There are plenty of cams out there on the market. I'm hesitant to recommend any brand or particular grind but keep this in mind. Look for a cam with low end torque. Do not go buying a cam that the power band starts coming in at 3000 RPM. With your "B" engine in your softail, the red line should be 6000 but I'd never turn one over about 5500. So,look for a good cam that the you are going to be in the lower end of the torque range during about 75% of the time. My personal preferrence in cams is the V-Thunder cams made by Competition Cams but there are many others that are just as good.

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