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Old 03-03-2012, 01:04 PM
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The vortec heads what year of motor do they come off of?
Some Vortec info, don't forget to click on the links:

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OK so I got the heads ported and polished cam is in and the double roller timing set is installed. 4 bbl intake and Qjet card is installed (was a 2 bbl) New high volt distributor is installed (was the old points style) Now I got 2 questions.

#1) What kind of breakin should be applied for the cam and which oil should I use for break in.

#2) Should I gain a suggnificant amount of horses changing from 2 bbl to 4 bbl and changing out the distirbutor from points to HEI, and from the ram horn manifolds to 1 3/4" shorty headers?
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Sorry dont mean to pus hthe envelope but I would like to know what kinda of break in would be good for the cam I am ready to drop the motor in and i dont want to screw up the cam any help will be appreciated
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F-BIRD'88, do you use the Molyslip E instead of the GM EOS or ZDDP additive, or in addtion to the EOS/ZDDP additive?
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Sorry dont mean to pus hthe envelope but I would like to know what kinda of break in would be good for the cam I am ready to drop the motor in and i dont want to screw up the cam any help will be appreciated
A complete guide to cam break in procedures and info is HERE. I realize that giving you links is sort of an impersonal way of answering your questions- but a lot more time and effort went into the links than I could give you in a thread post, so look at it as a more in-depth answer instead of an impersonal one.

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Thanks alot for the links and the help its muchly appreciated thats for sure. If i didnt have all the guys on here that have helped me in the last 5 or so years I wouldnt know what I know today about what I know. Any kind of help is appreciated I know sometimes people on here can ask the most basic questions about the most simpilest things but there is always someone that can answer it wether its complicated or easy as changing a spark plug.

So thanks to everyone for all the help like I said it is appreciated


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