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Old 06-26-2012, 11:57 PM   #1
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Default Street cam recommendation, Vortec SBC

Putting together a budget street SBC with a set of Vortec heads. Heads have 1.6 self aligning rockers on them. motor is a flat top piston simple motor for a street car. Looking at a budget hydraulic flat tappet cam. Any suggestions?
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Old 06-27-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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I can't comment on the "budget" part, but I know Cam King on here has a lottttttt of experience with forced air induction cams. Call him up or several others on here.
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:42 AM   #3
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call john at bullet cams!
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:58 AM   #4
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I've had luck with the elgin. 480 .480 cam that pretty much taps out a vortec head without putting in threaded rocker arm studs.. anything more than that you run into coil bind also the heads stop flowing at. 500 lift anyways.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:09 AM   #5
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Make sure you've got the late 90's heads and not the junk tbi heads.
That cam with 4.11's, air gap, and a 150 shot had those cobra mustang guys wondering wtf was up..
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Old 07-17-2012, 12:18 PM   #6
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Sorry...When I commented I read the title wrong. I figured you meant a vortech supercharger....Not the heads.

CamKing is still a great choice.
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:06 PM   #7
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X2 camking, If on a tite buget the elgin or howards cams both have kits cam an lifters for under $150.00, in 480 lift deal, depending on the rest of your combo, gears, exh, trans ect, I think the howard cam is on a 108 lobe, an the elgin on a 112 lobe sep.
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Old 07-20-2012, 11:22 AM   #8
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This is an EXCELLENT street/strip cam with descent gearing and stall converter. It will have a "Choppy" idle, rev up fast and provide a lot of torque for a street car. Will pull hard to 6000rpm, use an RPM Air Gap

Camshaft part #110591
Grind # H-228/3200-2S-6
284/290 @.020" tappet lift
228/234 @.050" tappet lift
139/144 @.200" tappet lift
.480"/.494" lift with 1.5's
.512"/.527" lift with 1.6's
106 lobe center

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Old 07-20-2012, 11:51 AM   #9
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I used the XE 268 from Comp Cams. I did have screw in studs put in though. Ran great for what it was. I think around 400 hp at the time.
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:02 PM   #10
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I based my engine around the Humble Pie article that Car Craft did a while back.
Part 1:
http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles...h/viewall.html


Part 2:
http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles...e/viewall.html
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Old 07-23-2012, 10:44 AM   #11
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Part# H70330-71330-108 is as big as you want to go.
280/284 @Seat
224/228 @.050"
.528"/.528" Valve Lift w/1.6 rockers
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