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Old 03-17-2012, 11:07 PM   #1
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new voodoo cam is in!!!

Ok guys finally got my little voodoo cam in. 217/228 112 .549/.566 lift... this was a pretty easy job! I cant believe how smooth it went, these cars are a dream to work on.

So anyway the car is running very good on the stock tune, I will be getting a tune but for now it is pretty good. It drives almost just like it did stock, I can lug it down to 1000 rpms in any gear without any bucking and the power comes in hard at 3000 right up till I would say 6400 just like the description said. I took it for a spin on the highway and put it 2nd and punched it at about 50 and it spun the tires a bit It hits the next gear ALLOT harder and 2nd and 3rd gear are so much stronger! The only thing is the idle needs to be raised, it hunts a bit when coming to a stop and just idles to low.. I think around 750 would be perfect. When its cold and the idle is high, once it comes down a bit its seems perfect but once its fully hot its just to low.
Easy on springs, no surging at all, seems it will be very easy to tune. This cam is great, I cant wait to get some new track times! I will try and get a vid up soon.
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:39 AM   #2
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What springs? What tune are you going to use?
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:48 AM   #3
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:32 AM   #4
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Using factory springs with this cam, went with a single bolt. No need for a .600 lift cam here at this point. I am going to get a basic tune to clean up my idle and a few other things next week or so. Then getting a dyne tune soon as I can afford it.
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:19 PM   #5
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Sounds like a heck of a set up. Similiar to what I want, great street manners with good street power.

I am getting ready to pull the trigger on a cam install myself but I need to also do the L99 to LS3 conversion so a bit more involved but nothing to bad from what I have been reading.

Again, congrats on the upgrade, sounds like a winner.
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:30 PM   #6
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Thanks man, just took it out for a bit and I cant picture going much bigger. The car needs about a 6,600 shift from the feel of it to really get the most out of it. I took it right before the limiter on 2-3 and it felt like I was flying! I notice its a big soggy down below 3k when I punch it. I bet the tune will really make it though. This 550 idle speed is killing me, it barley stays running at a light. When it sits around 650-700 before its hot its perfect I noticed. My car has always idled very low, even when it was bone stock it acted like that They should have set these things about 700 from the factory!

I tried to get a video and I did, but my camera SUCKs! The sound is all messed up
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:15 PM   #7
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Will you be getting it on the dyno?
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:26 PM   #8
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Cool, cant wait to here a sound clip.
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:31 PM   #9
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Thanks.. I will get it on a dyno at some point soon. Trying to gather some money so hopefully not to long. I took it out again, I cant stay away form the car I was rolling in first at about 2800 rpms and punched it and it roosted the tires like never before, cammed 5th gens are AWESOME!
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Dammit, great street power and reliability now I want one.
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:35 PM   #11
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Heres a crappy vid.. for a small cam it has a nice lope to it thats for shure! I couldnt really rev it much, it was kinda late.


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Old 03-18-2012, 10:57 PM   #12
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Congrats dude.

After the tune, save up for a set of Nitto drag radials in the stock size...I can't believe how hard my car hooks up now on the street despite the heads/cam/intake I just finished.

You're right about the idle. I always thought the stock 550 RPM was too low just for driving anyways, the stock cam idles fine down there, but it's stupidly low RPM. As long as your tuner is worth their salt, you can probably have a nice stable reliable idle with that cam at 700ish RPM. I'm at 775 with my cam, it actually idles ok at 700 with a solid tune in it, but I prefer the way it drives in parking lots and whatnot with it turned up just a bit.
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Old 03-19-2012, 07:47 AM   #13
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Thanks man, yep after I tune it I am going to get some Dr's hopfully get in the 11s. Did you get the 555r's, not shure what one to get because I drive it allot.
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Sounds good, Im sure it runs even better than it sounds. Whats the lobe separation on the new cam?
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