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Comp Cams Stage 5 Xtreme Energy XE282HR Camshaft (86-95 5.0L)

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  • Item 30149
  • MPN# 35-522-8

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    Features & Details

    • Street/Strip Performance for Naturally Aspirated Engines
    • Improves Horsepower and Torque
    • 2600-6500 RPM Operating Range
    • Noticeable Change in Idle
    • Hydraulic Roller Lifter
    • Custom Calibration Required for Operation
    • Not CARB Certified - Intended for Off-road Use
    • Limited Warranty
    • Sold Individually
    • Fits 1986-1995 Mass Air Equipped 5.0L Mustang Models
    Street and Strip Performance. Have you installed an aftermarket intake manifold, heads, and exhaust headers on your 1986-1995 5.0L Mustang in the search for more power? If so, add the cherry to the top of the cake with a Comp Cams Stage 5 Xtreme Energy XE282HR Camshaft. This Comp Cams Xtreme Energy Cam is an excellent choice for both street and strip performance applications. With increased responsiveness and a step up in duration, more horsepower and torque can be felt from 2600-6500 RPMs. As an added bonus, this Xtreme Energy Cam will give your 5.0 a noticeable change in idle that is louder than stock, but that's not overbearing or obnoxious.

    Calibration Required. Installation of this Comp Cam Camshaft will require custom tuning to reprogram the vehicles computer (ECU) for operation. By reprogramming your Mustangs ECU, you will be able to realize the full power potential that this Camshaft has to offer.

    Not CARB Certified. This Camshaft is not CARB certified at this time, therefore it is not legal for use in California or other states adopting California emission standards. Not legal for use on pollution controlled motor vehicles; intended for off road use only.

    Limited Warranty. Competition Cams, Inc. warrants that all of its products are free from defects in material and workmanship, and against excessive wear for a period of 12 months from date of purchase. This limited warranty shall cover only the original purchaser. This warranty is valid on camshafts only where new lifters and proper valve springs are used. Some exclusions may apply, please see manufacturer's warranty for details.

    Application. This Comp Cams XE282HR Camshaft is designed for use on 1986-1995 Mass Air equipped 5.0L V8 Mustangs with modifications such as aftermarket heads, intake manifold, exhaust headers and steeper 3.73 rear gears.

    Technical Note. This camshaft requires a minimum of a 3.73 rear-end gears and a custom tune. Automatic transmissions will require at least a 2500 RPM stall converter.

    Fitment: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 Details

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Camshaft
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Comp Cam Data Sheet
    Part Number: 35-522-8 Grind Number: XE282HR
    Lifter Type: Hydraulic Roller Lifter Engine Type: FORD 5.0 (1982-2001)
    RPM Range: 2600 to 6500 Valve Timing : 0.006
    Lobe-Center Angle 112 Intake Center Line: 108

    Intake Exhaust
    Valve Lash: Hyd. Hyd.
    Duration: 282 290
    Duration @ .050" Lift: 232 240
    Valve Lift: 0.565 0.574
    Lobe Lift: 0.354 0.360

    Valve Timing @ 0.006" Lift: Open Close
    Intake: 31 BTDC 70 ABDC
    Exhaust: 79 BBDC 30 ATDC
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    Questions & Answers (8)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    Will I need upgraded valve springs for this cam with stock 1.6 rockers? And will I need upgraded springs with 1.7 rockers?

    • Due to the aggressive nature of the Comp Cams Stage 5 Xtreme Energy XE282HR Camshaft and the relatively weak factory valve springs, stronger upgraded valve springs will be required with this cam, regardless of rocker selection.

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    Will this cam work for a NA/nitrous setup or is it recommended for supercharger or other power adder setup?

    • The Comp Cams Stage 5 Xtreme Energy XE282HR Camshaft will work for an NA/Nitrous setup!

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    Hiw many cams does a 95 gt need?

    • A 1995 Mustang GT will only need one camshaft.

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    Hi, I have a 1967 (not a 1979) Mustang Fastback with a 347 stroker. Will the XE282HR kit will fit in it? Thank you for your answer. Regards. Eric

    • The Comp Cams Stage 5 Xtreme Energy XE282HR Camshaft fits 1986-1995 Mass Air Equipped 5.0L Mustangs, it will not fit a 1967 model year.

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    what would I have to do to keep my computer and efi. will this have enough vacuum for my 95 cobra? 347edelbrock top end

    • The Comp Cams Stage 5 Xtreme Energy XE282HR Camshaft will work fine with the stock PCM and fuel injection. Though, it would be a good idea to get a tune for the car to ensure that everything is running properly.

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    I have a 94 gt and I'm changing it from efi to carb will this cam still work or do I have to leave it as efi with the mass air flow 1 answer
    Can't find any on here for 5.8 cobra will this work in a 5.8 car that has afr heads? 1 answer
    will this cam clear the stock pistons? or do I need to have some machine work done? 1999 explorer engine in a 93 lx. thanx 1 answer

    Customer Reviews (2) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 5

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Afternoon

    • Performance Gain 5 5
    • Fit 5 5

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      March 12, 2016

      Awesome cam

      Installed the cam in a 347 stroker and I'm glad I did. It pulls hard with a nice aggressive idle I could feel a big power difference than the other cams I have used.. great product and very quick shipping.. would definitely recommend to others.


      Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 16, 2015

      comp cams stage 5

      I'm glad I got this cam and the Bama tune. It's just the right part I needed to put my 1994 gt and the other mods on the car to realy make it run and sound truly great. Plus the sales staff were great at helping me out and got me the best bang for my buck.


      Year: 1994 Submodel: GT myrtle creek OR

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