Cam opinion needed

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  1. gs462

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    What do you guys think about this cam? I just got the paper work from the car i bought a month ago, It appears it has this cam in it Along with a torker II intake and a small vacuum secondary holley carb, I'm still tryin to find out if there was any internal work done. Also I just scored a set of 97 vortec heads that I will take to my machine shop and have checked out. Do you think I shoulod upgrade the cam while the motor is apart? Also I know I need a different to match the Vortec heads what intake would you guys suggest with the cam suggestion? P.S. its a 4 speed A/C car P.B. car I will also buy roller rockers for it.




    http://www.cranecams.com/index.php?show=browseParts&action=partSpec&partNumber=113902&lvl=2&prt=5
     
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    It's basically a RV cam. OK for a near stock SBC.
     
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    Thanks, So what cam would you suggest to go with the Vortec heads? what intake? and roller rockers. When I bought the car the girl said she thought the motor was bored but i cant find any paperwork on it. I LOVE a nice lopey cam BTW.
     
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    I would put a Performer RPM intake on it or equivalent Weiand, Holley, etc.

    I would put a cam with around 218/224 duration @.050 on a 108 LSA. It will idle lopey, make power to 5500+ in a 355, and have decent manners.

    Roller rockers, any good name brand. Harland Sharp, Comp Cams, Crane if you can get them, etc.
     
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    Would there be a big benefit to goin with a hydraulic roller cam? and if so what specs would I want to look for in one.
     
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    Same specs on a hyd roller.

    The benefit of not worrying about flat cam lobes and/or oil issues.
     
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    Only if you are at 10 to 1 CR'd, imho..

    9 to 1, a 260, and 9.5 to 1, Isky's good old 264 Mega...............

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    Are those cams u mentiond rollers?
     
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