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Question on Cam Setup

This is a discussion on Question on Cam Setup within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Since im looking to spend my x-mas money on a cam, I want to make sure I have everything I ...

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    Question on Cam Setup

    Since im looking to spend my x-mas money on a cam, I want to make sure I have everything I need..and that it will work ok

    I plan on getting
    TSP228R w/ a 114LSA
    Patriot Gold Dual Valvespring Kit
    Comp Cam Chromemoley pushrods. 7.400" Length
    LS6 Ported Oil Pump
    LS2 Timing Chain.

    Anyone see any problems w/ this setup..or would recommend I do something different? Let me know. Thanks.

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    youre good with above
    2000 nhra edition formula
    a few bolt ons, 379 rwhp
    11.96 @113.25

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    Awesome..Thanks.

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    titanium retainers needed? I know I had them installed with my cam, good choices above

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurley711 View Post
    titanium retainers needed? I know I had them installed with my cam, good choices above
    ti isnt truthfully needed at all, its overkill but what the hell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheKitchenSink View Post
    Awesome..Thanks.
    well have to run the cars one day, you not far from me at all.

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    Pacesetter Headers & ORY, Magnaflow Catback, P&P TB, Koni SA Shocks, Strano Lowering Springs, TSP228R, PRC Dual Valve Springs, LS6 Ported Oil Pump, Vig. 3200 Stall, TransGo Shift Kit, Trans Cooler, Spohn Panhard Bar, UMI Rear LCA's, Relocation brackets, Torque Arm SFC. 411 hp / 386 ft/tq

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheKitchenSink View Post
    Where do you live?
    northwest hwy and harlem

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhraformula View Post
    northwest hwy and harlem
    Nice...my buddy lives off Milwaukee and Main street...a couple minutes from you, I drop him off all the time. Im at Palatine Rd and 53 pretty much

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheKitchenSink View Post
    Nice...my buddy lives off Milwaukee and Main street...a couple minutes from you, I drop him off all the time. Im at Palatine Rd and 53 pretty much
    some of us local go to 41 dragway when it gets warmer, its a good time, hanging out racing and shooting the shit

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    there has been some talk bout the ls4 oil pump. a lot of ppl that have it say they get really good oil pressure, and its only like 63 bucks

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    Quote Originally Posted by 99trans View Post
    there has been some talk bout the ls4 oil pump. a lot of ppl that have it say they get really good oil pressure, and its only like 63 bucks
    my stock one has great pressure

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    I plan on going with the same setup in the future....excellent choices in my opinion

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    I would wait on the pushrods, measure the cam base circle and compare to the stock. Increase pushrod length accordingly to keep valve train quiet. Usually you will end up with 7.425" pushrods to keep the lifter preload within the stock range.

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