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Old 07-21-2012, 06:08 AM
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It is COMMON for vehicles such as yours with a big camshaft to have issues with not enough vacuum for the brake booster. You need a separate electric vacuum pump.

Summit Racing has them.

Hella 009428087 - Hella Street Vacuum Pumps - Overview -

Or ... if you are salvage yard prone ( who is not ?? )
Find a diesel powered GM vehicle with the small 12V electric vacuum pump.

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I get them for less than 25 dollars used ... and they work perfect for a over cammed SBC.

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