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Old 04-05-2013, 09:21 AM   #1
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cam or blower ? which order

I want to do the l99 to ls3 conversion and will eventually get a blower. Logically, which order should i do em in ?
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:42 AM   #2
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Cam first since the heads have to come off, blower second. Just easier and less work. Make sure that you get a good middle of the road cam that will work N/A and with a supercharger.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:49 AM   #3
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Jre rough idle blower cam?
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:54 AM   #4
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Blower friendly cam first.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:59 AM   #5
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You're kind of in one of those positions where you should do it all at one time. If you do your conversion first with cam, even though a N/A cam will work with a blower, you won't get optimal performance as you would with a blower cam, and vice versa. I would do the blower first. If you do the cam second, you can also bang out that conversion at the same time.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:29 AM   #6
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Do the cam and LS3 conversion first.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:33 AM   #7
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Same time and save yourself doing a lot of the same disassembly twice. But if you had to split the two jobs then cam first.
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:30 PM   #8
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amerimuscle, I'm right ahead of you, I went cam first but its not what would be defined as a blower cam. Through research and input from the members here, if i had to do it again and KNEW that I was going to get a SC, then I would have opted for a cam that would give me the 100% benefit of the blower once installed.

That being said, dont think I'm swapping cams!
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:10 PM   #9
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With a free flowing exhaust a blower cam looks very similar to an NA cam.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:55 PM   #10
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Once a supercharger is installed, it can be removed from the engine for further mods VERY simply. Easier than a manifold.

I am a big fan of doing things in stages to prevent issues with troubleshooting if needed. It also increases the fun factor, imo.
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:01 PM   #11
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Hilarious that on something that seems quite objective there are 100% conflicting reports. I literally got nothing out of the thread lol im sure you all have quite a bit of knowledge but...im still at square one?
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:07 PM   #12
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Once a supercharger is installed, it can be removed from the engine for further mods VERY simply. Easier than a manifold.
I disagree with that. Supercharger is much bulkier, heavier, and has the intercooler coolant hoses running to it. Much easier to remove the stock manifold.
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:09 PM   #13
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Looks like its jannetty time lol
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:20 PM   #14
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blower first, then gears, then cam and converter.
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