Originally Posted by enduro54
Looking for an inexpensive cam that would make good power in a 350 sbc with stock vortec heads, GM perf vortec intake and throttle body. Truck will be used to tow a racecar now and then, I might put a snow plow on it, and will also be used to haul mulch etc. Looking for something that will give pretty good low end torque but doesn't flatten out at 3k rpm.
1) Need to know year of the truck?
2) Year of the engine if it's different from the chassis?
3) Year of the block if it's different from the Vortec heads you reference those being 1996 and newer items for production?
4) Which transmission?
5) Does it need to smog?
There are a lot of changes year to year as to how the systems work and relate. Change difficulty is variable by year, and the cam is usually a large change, especially if when it comes to Manifold Absolute Pressure managed fuel injection. This can get expensive making system and computer chip changes, so it's necessary to have answers to the first questions to even get started.