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    Midwest SS' Garage \ 408 project

    the 408 has been ordered!
    Details here

    Rotating assembly
    Probe Pistons
    6.200 rod
    RPM Crank
    RPM Rods

    9.9-/12:1 Compression Ratio

    Camshaft
    -224/228 .560 lift 112 LSA

    2005 block
    -ARP Head Bolts
    -Main Bolts stock

    TBSS intake and 90mm TB.
    TEA Heads
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    Congrats. Why such a small cam?
    Name: Mark,
    God created turbo lag so nitrous trucks could have a chance.


    http://www.ls1truck.com/forums/my-ga...tml#post274877

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    ya...that cam seems smallllllllllllllllllll

    edit: Just for conversations sake...he currently has a 226/230 .598/.600 112 in his 6.0, which is super mild
    Last edited by oleshifty; 02-26-2011 at 06:53 PM.
    blown transmissions are about as useful as 97% of the guys on this forum

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    suggestions?
    Rex spec'd that cam
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    actually
    -Richard at WCCH spec'd it
    -224/228 .560 lift 112 LSA
    226/230 .598/.600 112 +4 is my current cam
    id take suggestions. it has to be something to make power, of course, why else build the 408.. however.. its gotta be streatable also since its my DD..
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    what size torque converter you plan on running? you mention 9.9-12.1 cr? which one is it? plans for boost later on? maybe thats why the small spec'd cam?
    Simple: 408 on steroids!
    single digits coming soon!

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    yes procharger later.. 2800 TC
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    Quote Originally Posted by MidwestSS View Post
    yes procharger later.. 2800 TC
    thought so, that explains the cam spec's
    Simple: 408 on steroids!
    single digits coming soon!

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    IMO.... procharger won't be for a couple years....


    you have a 2 piece timing cover... why not just change the cam when you get the procharger?
    blown transmissions are about as useful as 97% of the guys on this forum

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    Quote Originally Posted by oleshifty View Post
    IMO.... procharger won't be for a couple years....


    you have a 2 piece timing cover... why not just change the cam when you get the procharger?
    cuz im gonna be lazy and not want to pull the heads to change the cam.
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