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chevrolet327 08-22-2008 07:15 PM

need help for choosing a cam
 
ok my set up is 327 11-1 domed piston camel hump fully ported aftermarket rod
performer rpm intake manual transmission. the problem is the cam i have is a summit 1105 cam 224/234 duration and 465/488 lift the cam run very well but idle is like stock engine . im looking for cam with similar spec but very rough idle
can a put more agressive cam on this little 327 :confused:

DeathRattle 08-22-2008 07:30 PM

Whats the LSA on the summit cam?

chevrolet327 08-22-2008 07:32 PM

114 lsa i need 108

1930u 08-22-2008 07:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chevrolet327
ok my set up is 327 11-1 domed piston camel hump fully ported aftermarket rod
performer rpm intake manual transmission. the problem is the cam i have is a summit 1105 cam 224/234 duration and 465/488 lift the cam run very well but idle is like stock engine . im looking for cam with similar spec but very rough idle
can a put more agressive cam on this little 327 :confused:

A great old school radical cam is the Isky Z-60 grind.

DeathRattle 08-22-2008 07:36 PM

110 should work well for what you want comp cams magnum 270 should give you what you want it sounded very nice in my 357.

chevrolet327 08-22-2008 07:37 PM

do you have more spec this z-60 cam

eric32 08-22-2008 07:38 PM

Go with a comp xtreme energy cam similar size or a comp magnum cam. You will get a little lopey idle but still get good vacuum. If all else fails get the comp thumpr flat tappet cam but the previous ones will give you better horsepower and torque. It will give you a nice choppy idle and not be too much problems. If you go with anything bigger expect some carb tunning headaches.
Eric

1930u 08-22-2008 07:42 PM

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Originally Posted by chevrolet327
do you have more spec this z-60 cam

Here you go...Isky z-60 solid 292/292 adv. 259/259 @.050 .548/.548 108CL

chevrolet327 08-22-2008 07:58 PM

the z 60 is too much radical

chevrolet327 08-22-2008 08:00 PM

the max i will go is 525 lift 240 dur

NAIRB 08-22-2008 08:34 PM

Use a Comp 280 mag. It's tried and true, and it has a rumpety idle while still being streetable.

JeffB 08-23-2008 02:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chevrolet327
ok my set up is 327 11-1 domed piston camel hump fully ported aftermarket rod
performer rpm intake manual transmission. the problem is the cam i have is a summit 1105 cam 224/234 duration and 465/488 lift the cam run very well but idle is like stock engine . im looking for cam with similar spec but very rough idle
can a put more agressive cam on this little 327 :confused:

You could do it the cheap way,put a manual choke on it and pull it out a ways and it will sound choppy then push it in when you want it to run decent. ;)

1930u 08-23-2008 07:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chevrolet327
the z 60 is too much radical

I guess with a manual trans, good gear and a light car I've never been afraid of to radical. The only cam that sounds better than a Z 60 is an L-88. JMO

chevrolet327 08-23-2008 06:11 PM

f bird 88 my gear 4 10 the valve spring are z 28 style suppose to 550 lift?

chevrolet327 08-23-2008 07:59 PM

ok thank you very much i think i will try this lunati good spec


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