thoughts on my cam choice

franks70camaro

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Jul 6, 2009
907
fayetteville nc
wanted every ones opinion on this cam it going in a 383 stroker i have flat top 4 valve relief pistons 64 cc heads 210 runners and an rpm air gap intake headers n a th400 tranny 2400 stall
Advertised Duration (Int/Exh): 268/276
Duration @ .050 (Int/Exh): 227/233
Gross Valve Lift (Int/Exh): .489/.504
LSA/ICL: 110/106
Valve Lash (Int/Exh): Hyd/Hyd
RPM Range: 1800-6200
Includes: Cam & Lifters (#71817PR-16)
how well will this cam perform on the street n will it make this motor set up run awsome ?
 

night rider

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Aug 6, 2002
6,401
Bremen, Ga
Needs more cam. That's gonna ping it's self to death.

64cc head, flat top 383 is in the 10.25 to 11:1 compression range depending on head gaskets, deck height, and piston CC.

I would say you need at least 10 more degrees duration @ .050 on both intake and exhaust.

Also why such big heads and such low lift? Those heads really shine at .600" lift.. Get lift up to at least .540, .550 range.
 

B2inSC

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Jun 10, 2010
152
South Carolina
I have this cam in a .040 over 350 with aluminum 190cc heads with 10-1 compression. It runs like a bat out of hell for what it is. Given the extra stroke you have with the 383, yours should run even better. In fact, if you haven't bought yours yet and depending on your gears, you might even consider going up one step to the 104 voodoo cam. Either way I think you'll be very pleased.
 

Notalent

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Jan 27, 2010
498
Dallas/LBC
Heads are way to large for application... I would get with Chris Straub @ Straub Technologies to have him grind you something that will take advantage of what you got. Typically for what your building a 195cc head is as big as you want to go.
 

franks70camaro

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Jul 6, 2009
907
fayetteville nc
ok that cam operates in the 1800 to 6200 range n the intake i got operates in the 1500- 6500 i chose it cuz i figured b best to match them close as possible if i go bigger the ranges on the cams start at 2200 so what lunati voodoo cams would u guys pik for my application for the street wit the intake n heads i got ????
cam needs to b a hydraulic flat tappet no money for the high dollar rollers give me some cam numbers to look at online plz
 
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txfbodyfan

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Sep 18, 2014
165
Mercedes, TX
Notalent said:
Heads are way to large for application... I would get with Chris Straub @ Straub Technologies to have him grind you something that will take advantage of what you got. Typically for what your building a 195cc head is as big as you want to go.

^^^^^++++++ Always consult a subject matter expert
 

79RedZ

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Mar 24, 2009
821
Hamilton,MI
night rider said:
Needs more cam. That's gonna ping it's self to death.

64cc head, flat top 383 is in the 10.25 to 11:1 compression range depending on head gaskets, deck height, and piston CC.

I would say you need at least 10 more degrees duration @ .050 on both intake and exhaust.

Also why such big heads and such low lift? Those heads really shine at .600" lift.. Get lift up to at least .540, .550 range.

Agree with this. Without knowing all the specs on your engine it's a little hard to say what your compression is but with the flattops in a 383 it will most likely be in the high 10's for compression. Your going to want to be spot on with the cam selection or ping ping ping.
And more than likely the cam will be getting bigger. Which then you may need more stall out of your convertor.
 

Wadd2

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Aug 27, 2013
265
Shelton, Nebraska
Agree with above posts about pinging. With those heads (little big for intended purpose) for sure the 60104 or even 60105 and at least a 3500 converter. Otherwise you're going to either ping or have a dog on your hands.
 




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