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LS1 cam selection

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hey guys was just wondering if you could lend me a hand with my cam selection
ill try and give you as much information as i can

its for a VXII SS, 70,000 kms on it, auto.
Mods will be pacemakers, hi flows, and a twin 2.5 inch catback, OTR, and 4.11 diff gears.
Car isnt daily driven, so therefore i will be looking for a cam with an aggressive street presence/idle.

if you can steer me in the right direction that would be awesome
 

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i'm not an expert on this but something in the high 220's to low 230's on a 112, but best advice i was given was go for a drive in some with different cam specs and see what you like, you might like how one feels to you over another, i went for a drive in a ls1 with a low to mid 230's from memory that was more for FI and i liked it but have gone for a mild cam as i have been driving mine a bit more than i thought i would lately and not putting a bigger torque converter in (unless my factory one gives up on me).

Give your local tuner or a couple of different tuners a call and explain what your looking at doing and if they have any cars or customers cars that you might be able to go for a drive in and see what you prefer.
 

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The Comp 232/234 @112lsa off the shelf cam would be ideal for what you seem to want, coupled with a 3500 or so stall. Not my cup of tea, but it would be a stout package with the 4.11 diff.

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The Comp 232/234 @112lsa off the shelf cam would be ideal for what you seem to want, coupled with a 3500 or so stall. Not my cup of tea, but it would be a stout package with the 4.11 diff.

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whys that mate? is it a pig or?

as i said its more a project car, gets driven twice a week, once to work, once back again.
 

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No, not saying that - it would be a very quick car, just that the cam isn't my cup of tea. I drive an M6 and have just put a 215/223 in mine, as i like smaller cams that come on earlier in a manual. In an auto, the stall converter puts you straight into the torque, so it doesn't create such issues.

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The Comp 232/234 @112lsa off the shelf cam would be ideal for what you seem to want, coupled with a 3500 or so stall. Not my cup of tea, but it would be a stout package with the 4.11 diff.

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Spot on Macca but I would be going with a 3800 stall in that combo, you could even go 110lsa with the bigger stall would sound nuts.
 

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The Comp 232/234 @112lsa off the shelf cam would be ideal for what you seem to want, coupled with a 3500 or so stall. Not my cup of tea, but it would be a stout package with the 4.11 diff.

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that should see an 11 sec slip no probs either and will sound tuff as nails
 

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thats what im after mate, thanks
 

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im keen on fitting this cam...just want to know what else would i need to fit to get the most out of it?
most of the cars on youtube fitted with this cam have a twin 3 inch exhaust, i was just looking at a twin 2.5.
i know ill need new valve springs, what else would you guys run as well?
im looking at getting the most for my money the first time around.
 

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Going in to get this cam and a stallie fitted
Bit worried about driving a stalled auto, does anyone have and problems driving a stalled auto day to day? Is it much different over standard?
 
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