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Old 01-18-2011, 03:21 PM   #1
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ECS Big Blower Cam installed - full how-to write-up coming

I started my cam swap project in the garage a couple of weeks ago, took my time doing a little bit at a time and finally finished it up yesterday. I took pictures and documented the entire process and have about 80 or so pictures to post in a how-to thread I'll be doing hopefully by the end of this week.

The cam is East Coast Supercharging's Big Blower Cam (www.eastcoastsupercharging.com), its specs are listed as duration in the 220's and lift in the 580's, the cam gets a ton of great feedback in the vette forums as a lot of guys are using it in the LS3's over there. The exact specs they keep close to their chest as they have done a lot of internal development on the cam

I went with the blower cam because I will eventually be putting ECS's Paxton Centri Blower kit on the car and it supposedly has a little better drivability with not as much overlap as the cams they use in the N/A setups. From the dyno sheets I have seen from ECS the big blower cam in a car with a CAI and Long Tubes usually lands in the 460RWHP range on LS3's and I am running a RotoFab CAI and Kooks 1 7/8" Long Tubes so I would expect to be right around there as well and am getting 404RWHP and 428RWTQ with my current setup. I am just waiting on my VMax ported throttle body and NOWEEDS Exhaust Diverters to show up and then I will head down to ECS to get the car tuned.

In the meantime, here is a video of the first turn of the key after everything was buttoned back up and then a warm start and idle to show it has a little lope to it.



Edit: Here is the DIY LS3 Cam Swap Post

Another Edit: Full Cam Results Posted
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Old 01-18-2011, 04:48 PM   #2
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Finally an LS3 write up!

Sounds good man!
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:49 PM   #3
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Very nice. They ussually sell the 224/230 on 115 Cams for the blower cars.With there blower you can make 650rwhp easilly enough.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:00 PM   #4
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Sounds good, can't wait for the write-up.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:17 PM   #5
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ditto
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Old 01-19-2011, 02:53 PM   #6
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Good luck on your swap!!
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Old 01-19-2011, 04:21 PM   #7
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Good luck on your swap!!
Thanks guys, the swap is all done, just waiting on a couple other things to show up and then I can give you guys a call to schedule having it tuned by Doug....
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Old 01-19-2011, 06:31 PM   #8
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Also waiting for the write-up!

The car sounds fantastic...I guess I need to add another cam to the potential list.
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Old 01-19-2011, 09:12 PM   #9
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Also waiting for the write-up!

The car sounds fantastic...I guess I need to add another cam to the potential list.
Thanks... I am about 3/4 of the way done with the write-up, should have it posted tomorrow in the DIY section but I will post a link to it in here as well.
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Old 01-20-2011, 09:15 AM   #10
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Sounds GREAT !!!
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Old 01-20-2011, 11:46 AM   #11
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Also waiting for the write-up!

The car sounds fantastic...I guess I need to add another cam to the potential list.
Aren't you spending enough money my friend?






BTW robertway,car sounds great
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LS3 Camshaft install is now posted in the DIY Section;

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=125123
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:35 PM   #13
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Aren't you spending enough money my friend?
I don't know what you're talking about...as far as my wife knows, I've spent very little.

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next time (when you finish your mods) open those noweeds during the video... i bet that is going to be nasty.
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