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Best cam for ls1

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    Best cam for ls1

    Hey guys. I'm thinkin bout goin for a cam on my ls1. But I havnt decide yet
    so my question is. What could be a good cam for my car, that could make a diference and I can be smog legal? Is there any way for that?
    I dnt really knw nothin bout cams
    I'm gonna get the ls6 intake and the ls6 ported heads
    I want somethin not very loud. And somethin to make power
    so any advice?
    Thanks

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    I believe the biggest you can go is like a 224/224 duraton cam and still pass Californias smog testing.
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    Anybrand in specific? It makes a diference on power ?
    My friend got a cam on his car and makes too much noise.
    Is it goin to make to much noise? Thanks

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    If you're worried about noise then leave it stock.

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    I can deal with the noise
    but my worries are to het pulld over for that noise or get a ticket
    or cams are legal.

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    i have 230/236 with 112+2 + magnaflow CB and the car still sounds stockish until i open the Cutouts !!

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    I'll might go fit that one
    some guy do the job here for $1800 with the cam and labor.
    Friends told me that's too much, so usuly job like that how much they go for?
    And how many hp Im gonna gain
    thanks

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    emissions suck,Pred-Z is always specking cams for emission .

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    yea i have a 2001 camaro SS automatic and im wanting to install a cam but dont want to change the torque converter just yet. so i was planning on going with the 224/224 112lsa <(recommended by Thunder Racing) and i was wondering what kind of Gains am i gonna see.

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