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Old 11-08-2013, 11:26 AM
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U sir are correct. I am leaning toward the trickflow cam u mentioned. Just because I can use it and allways put a converter in it after Xmas. The truck is a daily driver that I use to pull a enclosed trailer and 4 wheelers other than that I just want it to be a dd with some getup and nice street manners. What size push rods do I get for the stock 5.3 with 799 heads. If I'm running that cam? Also I think longtubes are needed more than stall so this small.cam would work.
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Originally Posted by gamble686 View Post
If I were in your position I would order the trick flow cam suggested and stuff from Brian tooley. The pushrods are $90, and dual springs are only $129. Now with ls6 springs they go for about $50 used. We are talking about $80 extra to potentially save a ton. The trick flow cam is also only $286 on summit which is nice.
Link to that cam at summit. That's a pretty good price.
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Originally Posted by grey matter 04 View Post
Ls6 spring I would run a Vinci trucker 216/224 or 214/222
Comp 212/218 low lift or 216/220

Many choices available but those are the popular ones



fwiw i got my 212/218 with ls6 springs for 300$ from a member on here
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Good lawd now thats a deal lol!
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I'm a little slow... Greymatter04 is who I was talking about in my last post!

let him shed some light on small vs large on a daily driver. I think that TSP cam would be great. If you want to wait for something else to pop up used thats up to you too. It's all in how much time you want to dedicate to this and when you want to get it done.
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We ran a 222-224 568 lift cam on ls6 springs, went 15k miles and broke one of the springs. I would say stay under 560 lift
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Ouch!
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I'm running a 214/218 .55x .562 (ht1 cam) in my daily with ls6 blue springs with no problem. The springs were recommended by the company I got all my stuff from which is a sponsor. Love the cam as a daily. No loss of low end and it had GREAT MID AND TOP end. On a stock stall. Ill plan on a 3000 stall eventually.
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Originally Posted by ls1prayer View Post
Link to that cam at summit. That's a pretty good price.
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/tf...make/chevrolet
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Yea boi
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