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Old 12-05-2011, 06:28 PM   #15
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thankxx man ive been checkin out some and they told me to go with a 222/232 cam and that should it
??? idk
Ok.. you are clearly head set on jumping straight to the cam soooo...call someone who knows more than I. I only have done the basic 3 and those have kept my very happy for 16 months.

You have an L99, it will not be as easy OR CHEAP as an LS3. If you have 5k to drop, go for it... but ask a vendor ...again

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Old 12-05-2011, 09:29 PM   #16
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ok im getting a vararam intake tomorrow so thats all that im goin to put in
just the intake,cam, and tune...
would that be fine? or i need the headers too???
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:18 PM   #17
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ok im getting a vararam intake tomorrow so thats all that im goin to put in
just the intake,cam, and tune...
would that be fine? or i need the headers too???
I'm definitely not a "know-it-all," but if you ask any of the respected vendors on here, they will all tell you you're leaving a lot of power on the table if you do a cam without upgrading to long-tube headers.
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:49 AM   #18
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ok im getting a vararam intake tomorrow so thats all that im goin to put in
just the intake,cam, and tune...
would that be fine? or i need the headers too???
If you have the funds, you should do it all... like the last poster said, leaving a lot of power on the table and long tube headers were one of the best jumps I have had...simple and relatively cost effective if you look at the gains.
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:16 AM   #19
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Like I was saying above...
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:40 AM   #20
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I'm definitely not a "know-it-all," but if you ask any of the respected vendors on here, they will all tell you you're leaving a lot of power on the table if you do a cam without upgrading to long-tube headers.

Ted has stated before that doing a cam without headers is not smart, the cam wont even show good numbers at all. you would get more power from headers and a CAI, then a cam alone.
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Old 12-06-2011, 07:28 AM   #21
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You are looking at about $4,500.00 for a cam, headers, CAI, and tune. To gain 60-70 rwhp, you can gain more by going with a more aggressive cam but you may have issues with driveability. Another option is bolt on a maggie kit for $6,500.00 and pick up 80-100 rwhp with no other mods than a tune. Then add headers and cai later for another 50-60 rwhp.
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Old 12-06-2011, 08:07 AM   #22
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You need basic bolt ons before proceeding with a cam.
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Old 12-06-2011, 08:08 AM   #23
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You are looking at about $4,500.00 for a cam, headers, CAI, and tune. To gain 60-70 rwhp, you can gain more by going with a more aggressive cam but you may have issues with driveability. Another option is bolt on a maggie kit for $6,500.00 and pick up 80-100 rwhp with no other mods than a tune. Then add headers and cai later for another 50-60 rwhp.
You don't just throw a maggie on.

You need quite a bit of supporting mods. Ie fuel pump.

Not that easy
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:49 AM   #24
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Always buy mods that will set you up for potential future mods you may have in mind. I would start with CAI, headers, full exhaust 3" or 2.5" depending on what your future horsepower goals are.
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:02 AM   #25
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Save yourself some time and money. Buy the cold air intake, tuner, and long tube headers. You will notice a huge difference in the car. I originally wanted to do the cam before doing the headers, but if you don't allow the engine to pull in and remove the air more efficiently you will be wasting money on the cam for a small gain. Believe me the car feels way more powerfull after installing the headers axle back exhaust cold air intake and tune. My next step is to do the cam when I have the money for it.

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Old 12-06-2011, 10:06 AM   #26
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You are looking at about $4,500.00 for a cam, headers, CAI, and tune. To gain 60-70 rwhp, you can gain more by going with a more aggressive cam but you may have issues with driveability. Another option is bolt on a maggie kit for $6,500.00 and pick up 80-100 rwhp with no other mods than a tune. Then add headers and cai later for another 50-60 rwhp.
I totally agree with you. I did install the Maggie and I'm very happy with it, no other mods except high flow air filter. Now I ordered American racing full exhaust system with lt headers and cai. I do all my shopping from Ted@JannettyRacing, he doesn't only sell parts but he always there to give you recommendations and advice to whatever you want.

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Save yourself some time and money. Buy the cold air intake, tuner, and long tube headers. You will notice a huge difference in the car. I originally wanted to do the cam before doing the headers, but if you don't allow the engine to pull in and remove the air more efficiently you will be wasting money on the cam for a small gain. Believe me the car feels way more powerfull after installing the headers axle back exhaust cold air intake and tune. My next step is to do the cam when I have the money for it.

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Old 12-06-2011, 10:30 AM   #28
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the headers ar too expensive, more expensive than the cam. i think i should rather save up money and go for the headers and then later on the cam. you all guys kno more than me so i guess ima listen to u all
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