Results 1 to 7 of 7

how long are patriot valve springs w/ mild cam

This is a discussion on how long are patriot valve springs w/ mild cam within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; on a daily driver and ocasionally blast down the track (maybe 3 -4 times a year) w/ a mild cam ...

  1. #1
    Member qwik219d9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Atlanta, GA,Ft.Walton Bch,FL
    Posts
    411

    silver
    99 ws6

    how long are patriot valve springs w/ mild cam

    on a daily driver and ocasionally blast down the track (maybe 3 -4 times a year) w/ a mild cam 216-224-551-551-115

    ?1.how long or miles are patriot double valve springs good for?

    ?2.how will I know if the half the spring breaks which half? and will the remained of spring prevent engine damage?

    Thanks
    cam-LTs-FAST78-Susp.-Rims

  2. #2
    Veteran Hi-Po's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    10,461

    Black
    1999 TA WS.6

    You do not need a double spring for that cam. a 918 spring wil be fine for that size cam. You could get 15,000 miles at least. Changing springs every xxxxx miles when you are cammed is more so a peace of mind/prevenative maintanence swap.

  3. #3
    Member qwik219d9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Atlanta, GA,Ft.Walton Bch,FL
    Posts
    411

    silver
    99 ws6

    a peace of mind/

    Quote Originally Posted by Hi-Po View Post
    You do not need a double spring for that cam. a 918 spring wil be fine for that size cam. You could get 15,000 miles at least. Changing springs every xxxxx miles when you are cammed is more so a peace of mind/prevenative maintanence swap.
    a peace of mind thats what I was interested in.

    I wanted a mild cam for serval reasons 1. being I would prefer to minamize the work on the car time and just enjoy it.

    are you saying w/ the mild cam the Patriot springs will last as long as the stockers?

    also what about the breacking ?s

    Thanks

  4. #4
    Slow'er'Ass Mr. Luos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Thornton, CO
    Posts
    23,785

    Red Tint Jewelcoat
    2008 Trailblazer SS

    Patriot's would be good for a while with that cam.


    I run a 248/254 629/622 on XE-R lobes, and will be changing the valvesprings at 16-17K miles.

  5. #5
    Member qwik219d9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Atlanta, GA,Ft.Walton Bch,FL
    Posts
    411

    silver
    99 ws6

    springs

    springs have 26K miles on them over the last 3 years.

    Thanks

  6. #6
    Member qwik219d9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Atlanta, GA,Ft.Walton Bch,FL
    Posts
    411

    silver
    99 ws6

    miles?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Luos View Post
    Patriot's would be good for a while with that cam.


    I run a 248/254 629/622 on XE-R lobes, and will be changing the valvesprings at 16-17K miles.
    how long is a while?

  7. #7
    Slow'er'Ass Mr. Luos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Thornton, CO
    Posts
    23,785

    Red Tint Jewelcoat
    2008 Trailblazer SS

    Quote Originally Posted by qwik219d9 View Post
    how long is a while?
    Ummm....

    50K plus

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Valve cover gaskets, Valve Springs, Timing Gasket
    By Dewman in forum Parts For Sale / Trade
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-22-2010, 09:14 PM
  2. Patriot Springs (Gold)
    By Ed Blown Vert in forum Western Members
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-01-2009, 06:08 PM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-12-2009, 01:55 AM
  4. struts/springs,lid,ls6 valve springs,F-body fuel pump hotwire kit
    By nosty1 in forum Parts For Sale / Trade
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-30-2007, 04:33 AM
  5. Patriot dual springs
    By Mr. Luos in forum Internal Engine
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-15-2006, 04:35 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •