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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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Im looking to put a mild cam in my 95 trans am next summer. What from your experiences is the best cam to use?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 06:58 PM
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What kind of trans?

What kind of mods?

What kind of driving/racing etc?

How deep do you wanna go with it?

Etc.

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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It is the lt1 engine an 4l60e trans. It has a 373 rear end an that's all. Its my daily driver now but soon it won't be. I want to be able to be competitive on.the track but able to drive it on the street. Idj how far ill go. I know I'm most likly gonna get new valves an all that as well
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Why you getting new valves?

You gonna need new valve springs......and should probably get new roller rockers before new valves.

In any case.....the Comp Cams 503 would be a good choice if you port the heads.....the Crane Cams 845 will work well with stock heads.

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 02:20 PM
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Best bet dude, call an expert and have them custom grind one for you. They'll take all your info as far as current mods and future plans and turn that into a grind that is suited for your car versus an off the shelf cookie cutter. Lloyd Elliot specced mine and I couldn't be happier.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 05:40 PM
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cc503 here on stock heads going 12.4 112!

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 05:51 PM
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I second (or maybe it's third by now...) the CC503 recommendation. Unless you're going to go nuts with it in the future, the 503 will give you some room to grow. It'll never be a crazy idling ground pounder, but it is a solid performing camshaft that will work well with stock heads, and then even better if you port them.

I use a custom grind that is very similar to the CC503 (I run it with a little tighter LSA) in many of the mild street engines that I build. It is a nice tame cam for use with most street mods.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 09:31 PM
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If i could go back i would go custom grind but oh well I'm more then happy with it.

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