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how much HP does a electronic came actually add? Everyone appears to be adding cams, but how lot power do they in reality add, relative to your size and also duration? perform bigger cams just serve to move torque additional into the powerband, and also do nothing more, or is over there power included aswell? seems like a newb question, however im a bit perplexed here. Someone must do a compose up/sticky on various cams and also applications to get rid of repeated threads prefer this (just a thought).
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well, i got 39 rwhp v a 224/224 581/581 114 lsa cam and also dyno tune.i have actually nice power threwout the rpm band. The pulls as much as 6500 rpm. I dropped ns wanna say virtually 4 tenths since of it.generally the larger the cam, the much more power it renders it top.you have the right to somewhat adjust that through retarding the cam to make much more power under low.
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Actually, retarding a video camer should move the power farther increase in the powerband, typically a couple of extra HP up optimal (or few more RPM"s) in exchange because that a few lb-ft down low.The right electronic came can do power wherein you need it, but if you should make several HP in ~ a high RPM, girlfriend can"t expect it to perform well at short RPM. Likewise, if you must make a many torque on the bottom, you can expect the power to taper off fairly early. Most OHV engines have actually a spread between peak tq and peak hp of 1500 - 2000 rpm. An altering cams usually moves the window higher or lower.Hope the helps!Hammer
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Yank PTB3600, Kooks 1 7/8" LT"s, 4" intake, E-fans, Magnaflow, Sonnax kit, tranny cooler, tune.Lowered, HID"s, tinted.1999 Pontiac Trans to be WS.6 #1747 SOLD531.1 RWHP 481.3 FT/Pounds all motor.
I"ve been eyeing the Comp Cams XE grind 222/224 566/568 112-LSA. Of course, the right tuning will certainly optimize the services of any kind of cam swap... But do friend think I can get method with this video camer with just the stock song for now?... Any kind of predictions on RWHP?
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I"ve to be eyeing the Comp Cams XE grind 222/224 566/568 112-LSA. Of course, the right tuning will optimize the services of any cam swap... Yet do girlfriend think I have the right to get means with this video camer with just the stock tune for now?... Any predictions on RWHP?
That isn"t a large cam, yet it would view a an excellent 30-40 RWHP gain over the stocker. The course....that is presume you have all typical bolt-ons.Stock tune....I wouldn"t run approximately on the stock tune any kind of longer than you have actually to. It was a wrong on my part.RWHP is tough to guess. Most an excellent sized cams this days will certainly make 390-400 RWHP through a great tune though.
That isn"t a vast cam, however it would check out a great 30-40 RWHP gain over the stocker. Of course... The is presume you have all typical bolt-ons.

She"s a bone stock, no Ram-Air trans Am. At some point going with a Predator hood... And also K&N performance Kit. Yet for now, the very first mod will certainly be the electronic came (along v a new oil pump). As of ideal now, it"s a toss up in between the Comp Cams provided above, and also Crane"s "Quick Lift" 224/224 551/551...
Stock tune....I wouldn"t run approximately on the stock tune any kind of longer than you have actually to. It was a mistake on mine part.

Agreed. Which is why I"m leaning much more towards a well mannered cam for the street. AFR heads will certainly make their means on over there come following spring, and also should work very well through either electronic came mentioned above. Thanks for acquiring back...
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Sounds choose you are kinda walk in backwards order.Do you have actually longtubes on her?? LS6 intake/FAST intake??The cam will help a tiny without those bolt-ons, however you will see a much better gain with those breather mods.When you go after those AFR heads....remember enlarge isn"t always better.
Sounds prefer you room kinda walking in backwards order. Perform you have longtubes top top her?? LS6 intake/FAST intake?? The camer will aid a small without those bolt-ons, however you will check out a much far better gain with those breather mods. Once you pursue those AFR heads....remember larger isn"t always better.

You"re ideal there. The method is a tiny bit different from most... As I"m spring to gain the bulk of the engine"s internals done during the Winter. Stock exhaust for now, but SLP LT"s and also ORY will eventually uncover their means on there within the coming months though.Intake is stock too, however will it is in swapping to something else sooner than later. I was honestly walk to keep the stock air induction on there til following spring, however I"m exhausted of looking in ~ it. I did my Iroc in similar fashion, just I started from the rear, forward....
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May i recommend going v ANYTHING however SLP. Sounds choose it should be a runner as soon as done. Great luck!!
member since may 2000 Join day Dec 2002Location n/w chicagoAge 51Posts 6,933 black 2000 nhra edition formula
adding a cam prior to the bolt ons will net you alot much less power.also i would obtain a 224/224 581/581 cam.

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May ns recommend going v ANYTHING but SLP. Sounds favor it should be a runner when done. An excellent luck!!
i 2nd that... Because that the money obtain kooks or QTP, well tahts what i would do but hey ne of em will acquire teh project done.
FWIW, on my 01 SS vertI just had installed a 218/222 .562/.566 i/e top top a 115 lsaversus the stock 198/197 .498/.498 i/e on a 115 lsaMade 26 hp more than stock, 346 vs 320 at the wheels. Most notable is the new found strength up top, doesn"t run out that breath favor before. Torque optimal is the very same at 343 lbs, looks like it relocated the torque peak around 700 rpms north, to around 4700 rpm vs 4000 rpm on the share dyno pull. Young torque casualty of about 5 - 9 lb feet approximately the cross over point at 4,500 rpm when the new bigger electronic came starts to traction away.Most noticable is the fact that the Hp top for the stock video camer came in ~ 5,300 rpm (320 rwhp), and by 5,800 rpm the hp had decreased to roughly 315 rwhp. The brand-new cam do 340 rwhp at 5,300 rpm, peaked in ~ 346 rwhp at 5,700 rpm and also was still making 338 rwhp in ~ fuel shut turn off at 6,200 rpm. An excellent power up top. The break-up at 5,800 rpm was 345 vs 310 rwhp. Type of counts where you take the reading.The stock track was satisfactory through the brand-new cam, air fuel proportion bottomed in ~ 13.0:1 in ~ 5,800 rpm in both cases.Now I"m wondering if ns shouldn"t progressive the rev limiter by a couple hundred rpm.
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Hope that helpsLWM