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[Ecotec] Putting in a cam

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So i want to get a cam done on the ecotec and i was wondering on what you guys think of prices and fittings.

has all the usual bolt on mods: CIA, ported TB, 2.5 Extractors ect

Ive been quoted 610 for a custom grind stage 2 cam (custom grind because i have 1.95 roller rockers) 800 for instalation and some unknown figure for the dyno tune afterwards.
are these prices good or am i being ripped off, it all seems a bit high to me.

don't tell me to get a V8 this is the only way i could get power on my P's :)
 

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fitting price looks about right. got specs on the cam? auto or manual?.

whos supplying the cam.
 

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I'd say that's about right. I paid a bit less for both parts and labour, but that was for a 2nd hand cam, pushrods & memcal and a good country mechanic
 

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auto, supplyed by crow cams
 

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you will need new heavy duty valve springs, retainers, collets, timing chain kit.. and more
 

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So i want to get a cam done on the ecotec and i was wondering on what you guys think of prices and fittings.

has all the usual bolt on mods: CIA, ported TB, 2.5 Extractors ect

Ive been quoted 610 for a custom grind stage 2 cam (custom grind because i have 1.95 roller rockers) 800 for instalation and some unknown figure for the dyno tune afterwards.
are these prices good or am i being ripped off, it all seems a bit high to me.

don't tell me to get a V8 this is the only way i could get power on my P's :)
We can supply you the same cam from crow for $535, as we're distributors for them :)

We can also supply you with the valve springs and retainers to suit if need be :)

Installation is a fair price, in regards to a custom tune it's depends on where you go for it as it can vary to the tune of a few hundred.
 

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Why not put stock rockers on, get an off-the-shelf grind, and sell the 1.95s for some extra cash?
 

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Because the roller rockers provide more advantages than just having a higher ratio. They are stronger and wear less than stock rockers without roller tips in them. Cam makers reconmend roller rockers with a cam to reduce the risk of rocker failure.
 

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Because the roller rockers provide more advantages than just having a higher ratio. They are stronger and wear less than stock rockers without roller tips in them. Cam makers reconmend roller rockers with a cam to reduce the risk of rocker failure.
thats true, but having such a high rate ratio limits his choice of camshafts.
 

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Aren't the 1.95 ratio rockers just stock ones been modified to another ratio?
 
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