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Old 10-25-2012, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by techinspector1 View Post
No, they won't. With a 3.08 gear, you'd want to run a nearly stock cam.

I'm confused. If you want more driveability, why are you going with more cam? Sounds to me like you should install a bone-stock 305 with the 3.08 gears.

Please state exactly what you don't like about your present combo. I have followed your build from day one.
Hi Tech, great to hear from you.

I'd like to go with less cam. I'm considering installing the SUM-1785 cam vs the current Isky 201278.

The problem is it's just setup too much on the drag car side. Hopping on the freeway to go to a car show is really a chore. I'm just wanting it to be more street friendly, but still have a little hotrod edge to it.

I'm basically wanting to enjoy it more by driving it around the streets rather than it being geared towards the race car / track side. When I initially set out to build this car, I was thinking I wanted more track than street. Big cam, big stall, gears, etc. 5-6 years later, I'm really just wanting something that's more drivable, but will have that get up and go if I want to play. That and I Love the choppy idle sound.

I Love the car, but just want it to be less obnoxious to just drive.
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