biggest cam for stock vortec heads
They're a 50HP decision by themselves. A stock 5.3L cylinder head uses a similar port configuration to a 5.7L LS1 engine with a slightly smaller (1.89- vs. 2.00-inch) intake valve. To do so you would use LS1 pistons and rods. ... stock Vortec heads have retainer ... the AFR heads were worth 57.5 hp and nearly 12 lb-ft over the same cam with the Vortec heads. That is more than most production Gen I heads (except for the iron Vortec). 350 vortec 400 +hp build. Yeah, I'm no cam expert either...but I personally would not put a sportcar cam in a truck engine. The Vortec head will be happy with your stock cam and will deliver around 250 I know I'll have to buy a new intake manifold, A Guide to Vortec vs OE Small Block Chevy Heads ... Stock out-of-the-box Vortec heads have approx ... Heat is the biggest issue with 906 heads. ? ... but was more a torque cam and was run with a holley 500 and stock As you can see by our flow numbers, even a stone stock 5.3L casting can produce 219 intake cfm at 0.500-inch valve lift. What cam I think I'll be able to get away with that cam because I'll be running a doubler and an auto. The biggest issue in my opinion is the maximum lift these heads can handle when stock. You should be installing Vortec Heads. - I need help picking a cam for my 87 350 engine. Here is how you can build a 447 horsepower Vortec small-block engine for less than 3,500 dollars A 5.3L can and have been bored out to 5.7L. just I used a LT4 hot cam You can call around and talk to cam companies if you want. ... You're gonna want the biggest and most badass, ... heads, and cam in STOCK form. I can't use Vortec heads, ... Best stock SBC head? 06-24-07 04:51 AM - Post# 1192904 I'm getting ready to assemble an engine and use a set of Vortec heads for a footbrake bracket car. 06-24-07 04:51 AM - Post# 1192904 I'm getting ready to assemble an engine and use a set of Vortec heads for a footbrake bracket car. I can change valve size. ? Hello, I'm looking to upgrade the heads on my 350 SBC (mid 70's) to a Vortec design (part: 12558060). Air-flow in the Vortec heads begin to decrease between .500 and .550 valve lift. My idea of a street cam is one that peaks at 6000 or less. Back in the May 11 issue, we brought you the first part of our budget-built 400 small block Chevy. The stock cam shaft also does a decent job at producing low end torque but there is room for ... lq4, what cam and heads? Your low end torque and horsepower could suffer. Still a lot of work to do, but it runs and drives great. What is the maximum size Cam that Stock Vortec 350 heads are rated for? I also have a pair of camel back heads and headers. 350 SBC / Vortec Heads: Cam Choice? 1991 Chevy Silverado with the EFI/TBI running an Elgin cam. The factory Vortec heads use a ... have to replace the trunk floor of this 1968 Camaro with a National Parts Depot trunk pan due to extensive rust of the stock trunk. biggest cam for z71 vortec 350. You could also go up to 6.3L by adding a 4.0" stroker The car will be for daily driving, no racing. What cam ... Cam for my 350 TBI truck Discussion in ' ... Also thinking about Vortec heads and an intake. I went with a 268h comp cam with my heads.... should be plenty of power. Should be 9.2:1 compression with the stock wimpy cam. the 270 Mega was the biggest cam and it peaked right at 6000, the I am getting a complete stock 350 vortec motor to go in my 79 MC. Watch out for too much lift with the vortec heads though... most say the limit is .475. The stock cam shaft also does a decent job at producing low end torque but there is room for ... lq4, what cam and heads? Most of the techs you will speak to on the phone have never built an engine and they certainly have never designed a cam as most of these companies have pretty high turn over rates. If the you feel the length is a problem I did a set of Vortec heads wit stock ... so im going to need new springs to run the cam i ... max cam lift on vortec heads. Chevy 350 with Vortec heads camshaft ... its more or less a stock cam. I need help picking a cam for my chevy 350 engine. and if I did want a bigger cam than that, what would i need to replace? Just installed my new SBC 350 Vortec in my 79 Camaro. We take the Vortec big-block from this 1996 Chevy truck dually to Superior ... over the stock cam. Some engines just wont go away. It sounds good, but for street and mild off road, your stock cam will be hard to beat. Discussion ... you're not going to have a 7000rpm shift point from stock Vortec cast heads.