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Old 04-28-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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Cam Decision Help!

Guys, I've been posting a lost about cams lately and I appreciate all the info!!

Again, I am on the edge of getting a cam package for my L99...I've been talking to Livernois and Vector Motorsports for the job. I am a bit of a newbie with this cam stuff so I am trying to get as many opinions as possible. I also realize that talking to the shops should settle any issues as well.

What are some opinions (especially from the guys who have had this done) regarding the type/size cam I should be looking if I want a good increase in TQ and HP (more so toward the lower RPM's where I will be using it), real good sound to it, loud but not obnoxious (it will have Kooks LT and a Corsa)...I want the old school muscle sound, and all while maintaining the driveability as much as possible. I am not going to race this car and it is not my daily driver. Livernois offers a Stage 1, 1B, 1C, 2, 2B, 2C and all their specs are listed on their website: http://www.livernoismotorsports.com/...3%3A+Camshafts

Any specific LSA, Lift, etc...I should be focusing on? Any of you get a cam on yours and wished you had got a different one?

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Old 04-28-2010, 08:36 PM   #2
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Let me know if you want to hear mine. You won't look back and the decision will be easy
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:41 PM   #3
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Best thing to do is talk to whomever will be doing your cam package. Let them know your goals for the car and let them tell you your options.
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:43 PM   #4
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Let me know if you want to hear mine. You won't look back and the decision will be easy
Do you have a video?

I'm very interested in cam info as well. A cam is in my future and I'm just starting to do homework. I also have an L99.
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:45 PM   #5
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See my sig, multiple links. Mine is an LS3 though. OP is an L99
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:50 PM   #6
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The video linked in the vector thread is my car, I had similiar results as eski. 463,419
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:54 PM   #7
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Very nice!
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:17 PM   #9
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Wow. KMSRS2SS. Nice. I'm going to look into that same cam. I love the sound of your car at idle.
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:49 AM   #10
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I would do our 2c cam personally. It has a good amount of lope, but nothing too crazy where it draws the wrong kind of attention if you know what I mean And it has very good drivability.

The specs are 224/236 .612/.612 117LSA so if in the future you decide to go with a supercharger you will have a cam that works quite well with boost too let me know if you would like some dyno graphs for the A6 cars we have done with this cam.

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Old 04-29-2010, 09:30 AM   #11
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Here is a video of the stage 2C that Andy mentioned above

Livernois Stage 2C Cam

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Here is a video of the stage 2C that Andy mentioned above

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WOW was that in an L99??
Man alive now I gotta do something as well, wish all you high end engine guys weren't so far away. That is one heck of a drive for me to get the work done. sounds like it would be worth it though.
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WOW was that in an L99??
Man alive now I gotta do something as well, wish all you high end engine guys weren't so far away. That is one heck of a drive for me to get the work done. sounds like it would be worth it though.
It was an LS3. It had a shifter.
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Old 04-29-2010, 04:05 PM   #14
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The guys at Loud Pedal are pretty cool. I had the great fortune of working with them for a week for vehicle certifications. Their tech is absolutely first class. He has the biggest tool box I ever have seen. And he uses all his stuff!

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