Well I guess I kinda am building the engine around the cam but... Not really.. I Know what sound I want and what kind of power I want. I found the heads I want to use. I know for sure in the spring Im going to completely redo the bottom end.. Forged.. Because of my limitations of working on the road and living in a hotel. Im limited to a point.... Going to rent a garage in the spring or thinking about buying an enclosed trailer for a workshop (mobile). Take the engine out and take it apart, down to the bottom end, and off it goes to the machine shop...
both those springs are recommended from the manufacture for that cam. But it depends on the application and its use.
My intentions is to get everything together and ready to replace the top end. So, I was going to get the heads ready. All NEW components. Then, Cam, Timing Chain, Cover, etc.. so I can get the engine closed back up over the weekend. In the spring, Im now ready for a bottom end rebuild and I also now have a feel for my top-end and if any changes/adjustment need to be made for my preference.. I may not even like that cam/heads.. But I figure experience cost $$$ and adds knowledge. For a few 100 $ its worth it to me..
Techinspector1.... Defiantly buying those items. thanks... Another thing.. All my tools were stolen over the summer while out of town. So, Im starting over with tools.
So, Back to the question and project..Im wanting strong power out the door and good power and tq up to 6000 rpm..
With completely going threw the 781 heads. which way Do i need to go with the fact in mind. Im not doing any bottom end work till the spring. My heart isnt set on anything except these heads. PS.. all this is in a Truck.. 90 SWB std cab.
I need to know what I need to talk/tell the machine shop/head shop. I travel bc of my job. So, I will be finding a reputable machine/head shop online and use them. Im in Dodge City,KS and Im NOT using any machine shop around here.
So, help me out here. lol...
Oh, and what about these valves...