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Old 04-18-2013, 10:29 AM   #1
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Need help on what cam and where to by from

I want the nastiest cam out there that has nice loopes and also want it to give me good power.. what parts do i need to order and if u have videos of that cam thanks vinny.
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:21 PM   #2
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I went with the JRE 470 RWHP Rough Idle cam and love it. Has a nice lope at idle and drives nice, just let er warm up. Has a nice rock when your idling at traffic lights as well, draws attention for sure. Ted is great to deal with as well. I'd post a vid but can't upload here in Russia right now, maybe when I get home.
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:36 PM   #3
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You will get a lot of responses to this. But before we can answer:

L99 or LS3?

Budget?

You will probably like the nightfury cam, or a vengeance cam. TSP just released, i think it is their 235 cam, but they challenge it to anyones. Just look up a youtube of these or go to the cam videos post them up thread.

You will need the cam package
(should come with good dual springs, chromly rods and all gaskets needed and such.)
Probably want to upgrade:
Melling oil pump
LS2 Damper
c5 chain

If you are L99 you will have to:
LS3 Conversion unless your staying VVT then just AFM delete kit
Higher stall torque converter
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:42 PM   #4
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Jre 470 or night fury or tsp new cam.
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:50 PM   #5
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You will get a lot of responses to this. But before we can answer:

L99 or LS3?

Budget?

You will probably like the nightfury cam, or a vengeance cam. TSP just released, i think it is their 235 cam, but they challenge it to anyones. Just look up a youtube of these or go to the cam videos post them up thread.

You will need the cam package
(should come with good dual springs, chromly rods and all gaskets needed and such.)
Probably want to upgrade:
Melling oil pump
LS2 Damper
c5 chain

If you are L99 you will have to:
LS3 Conversion unless your staying VVT then just AFM delete kit
Higher stall torque converter
Very good points, it's more than just shoving a cam in there. I included the melling pump upgrade and timing chain along with everything you stated.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:39 PM   #6
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I want the nastiest cam out there that has nice loopes and also want it to give me good power.. what parts do i need to order and if u have videos of that cam thanks vinny.
Call Brian Tooley of Brian Tooley racing, Ed Curtis of flowtech and they can spec you out a cam of your choice with all the qualities you want in it. By the way BTR has thee best lifters called SLR's And his platinum springs have a "0" failure rate.

Off the shelf cams I am a fan o the NF cam. It puts the numbers down every rip.

Along with trunion upgrade
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Chromoly pushrods to name a few again lol.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:40 PM   #7
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Are you planning to fly-cut the pistons with your nasty lift cam?
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:52 AM   #8
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i just wanna do a nasty cam with upgrading what is needed but i def dont plan on cutting the pistons..
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:10 AM   #9
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i just wanna do a nasty cam with upgrading what is needed but i def dont plan on cutting the pistons..
It looks like you don't have headers yet according to your signature, is that true? You will definitely want to add long tubes before you do a cam, to make the most of it and get the engine breathing properly.

We've had some excellent results out of our '545' and Avenger cams, check out our Build Blogs that list details and dyno results. It's a great driving cam with fantastic power and torque!

Typically when you do a cam (LS3) you're also doing double valve springs, pushrods, timing chain, 3 bolt cam gear kit, gaskets, etc. We sell complete kits for the swaps which help. If you have an L99 you will want to look into pulling the heads and deleting DOD As well, keep that in mind.
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:58 AM   #10
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yes i have BBK headers with no cats just installed them
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:46 AM   #11
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+1 vote for Night Fury.
nasty mean sounding and a screamer.
average NF LS3 build is in the 490-500hp range
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:01 AM   #12
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You never said if you were LS3 or L99.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:35 AM   #13
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ima guess he doesnt know the answer
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:05 AM   #14
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:16 PM   #15
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its a LS3
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:31 PM   #16
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it wont let me pm u but get me a quote for the night fury cam i have a ls3 what would i need for it.. thanks vinny
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Bunny I pmed you about the night fury cam. 8)
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:11 PM   #18
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Youre gonna need the Night Fury package as a minimum. Then get a C5R timing chain, LS2 dampner, PowerBond 25% under drive pulley and Melling oil pump if you have left over money. Youll also have to get a cam install gasket kit. Headers and cold air intake obviously.
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all above included, you really should call these shops and talk with them. explain to them what youre looking for exactly and they can tell you what youre gonna need to achieve your goals. I did this for months and finally decided on a package from Vengeance Racing, great bunch of guys,especially Kevin the GM. I bugged him more than any man should be bugged and he was always willing to help. GOOD LUCK.
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I ordered my kit from Rdp Motorsports and the cam from lethal and I absolutely love it! Here is my video of idle!
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My car sounds pretty nasty look at my sig for mods I have a L99
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jannetty racing has mild to wild cams. I personally use one of his wild grinds. I love it and his tune makes it very streetable.
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I got Jannetty's 470 Rough idle cam on my L99. 462/423 cam only and 720/576 with a YSI. Very street able and CutOuts make it sound wicked.
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