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Wezz 01-07-2013 04:23 PM

Cam choice
Hello i am wesley . And i am from holland. I am rebuilding a 305 yes i know its not spectacular but its my first v8

I wil geve the engine a edelbrock performer manifold with a edelbrock 600 carb also i want a better camshaft. . So now the question what cam can i run on a stock engine . I was thingking of the edelbrock performer plus 2102 but can i run it with my stock valvesprings ?


GMC boogie 01-07-2013 04:54 PM

I think that is a nice choice. Summit SUM-1102 may save you a few $.

Allthough not entirely nessessary, I would change the valve springs. It is a small investment,around $30-40 for a decent set to compliment that cam.

New valve stem seals while your in there also.

Wezz 01-07-2013 05:00 PM

Cam choice
Summit is that a cheaper cam? Btw yes. Al of the gaskets and seals ar getting new . I m thinkin to port the heads also .. Good idea wil it give a good job after porting? How much hp can i run if i m luckey?


Wezz 01-07-2013 05:10 PM

Hello the block is a 14093627 and the heads are 14102187
In 1.88 out 1.5 i did a compression test and i came out with 159pci on each cil

What springs would you recomend ?


GMC boogie 01-07-2013 05:34 PM

These will do fine:

Howards Cams Performance Street/Strip Valve Springs 98111 -

techinspector1 01-07-2013 05:36 PM

First you say you're rebuilding a 305 and ask what cam to use. Later on, you tell us that the cylinder pressure is 159 pci (I assume you meant psi). Do you currently have a running motor, but plan to tear it down for a rebuild? You couldn't have checked cylinder pressure unless the motor was somewhat together.

Wezz 01-07-2013 10:17 PM

Yes i mean psi . The engine was running good before bud i want to rebuild it and perform it a little .. But anyone a idea for the springs


vinniekq2 01-07-2013 11:26 PM

the summit cam sounds about what you need. Maybe tech can help you dial it in.

Wezz 01-08-2013 02:31 AM

Btw do i need hydroulic roller lifters or are flatt tapped good enoug?

Wezz 01-08-2013 10:43 AM

Anyone? And how much hp can i get with this settup


vinniekq2 01-08-2013 10:54 AM

give a complete list of the parts you intend to use if you want something better than just a guess.With diligent work and a decent supply of "quality" parts, one horse power per cubic inch is easy to attain.

Wezz 01-08-2013 11:19 AM

ok engine a stock 305 (code 14093627) heads 14102187 58 cc
cam summit sum 1102 manifold edelbrock performer carb a edelbrock 600cfm and headers

the heads are getting a little flowed

vinniekq2 01-08-2013 11:43 AM

240 ish from what you listed?

Wezz 01-08-2013 11:46 AM

sorry i dont understand u

vinniekq2 01-08-2013 11:49 AM

(And how much hp can i get with this settup )
that was the question
(240 ish from what you listed?) is the horse power I would expect

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