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  1. foobared
    08-26-2019 08:50 AM - permalink
    foobared
    Hey Hogg, been reading and learning from you for years regarding the L31. Great stuff you have put out there over the years. I have a question for you. I have a '96 RC/SB stepside, with 4L60e and 3.42 gears. I've upgraded to the 0411 pcm, and have purchased a new 12530283 long block, and plan to use Thorley long tube tri-y headers (1-5/8").


    I'm wanting to upgrade the camshaft, as this will be my playtoy. I'm liking the SP350/367 cam you seem to be promoting these days over the LT4 hotcam. My questions are: 1) do I need to upgrade the springs/retainers/locks? 2) Should I use roller rockers? 3)If so, what is best rocker ratio (would prefer to NOT remove heads from block)? 4)Do you still recommend upgrade to S10 TC with this cam ? 5) Do you think adding the Ramjet intake will help greatly ? Lastly, I am also planning to upgrade to coil on plug ingition during this cam swap (EFI connection). Thanks in advance for all of your help on this. Mike
  2. Kxbronco
    01-13-2018 08:31 PM - permalink
    Kxbronco
    Hey Hogg,

    I'm new to the forum and looking to do a second gen S10 build with an L31 v8 swap. I'm trying to figure what to do to the engine to get the most bang for my buck. I've read lots of your posts and you seem to be very knowledgeable and respected for your opinion so I thought I would msg you directly. Here's what I'm thinking and how the truck will be used/driven:

    LT4 Hot Cam w/LS6 springs and appropriate retainers
    0411 ecm
    Headers
    3.42 - 3.73 posi rear-end
    4L60e tranny
    87 octane gas
    True dual exhaust with cats
    No emissions testing in my state (TN)

    Would like 300-350 hp
    streetable with decent mpg
    throw you back in the seat
    bark the tires when changing gears
    do decent burnouts (not that I will do them a lot)
    will not typically see high rpms (over 4K)
    torquey

    So maybe you can share your thoughts/links as to what I should do to meet these requirements. I will appreciate anything you share with me.

    Thanks, Chris
  3. jokerZ71
    11-05-2013 12:11 PM - permalink
    jokerZ71
    Thanx Hogg.I'm kinda @ a stand still on everything rite now.I appreciate the info.Seems like my build ends up always taking a backseat to everybody elses problems.LOL.
  4. jokerZ71
    08-21-2013 04:57 PM - permalink
    jokerZ71
    Hogg,how 3e ya today?Quik question for ya.Do you know of anyone who makes a harness,or,pigtail, that will plug into the stock Vortec spider & then out to 8 individual injectors for a MPFI setup?I'm looking into using eithe the Ramjet,or,the E'brock Pro Flo XT.At this point,the Pro Flo will be the most likely.Also,do you know which type of injectors will be compatible with the Vortecs electronics?Thanks for any help you can provide.
  5. gearheadslife
    05-16-2013 08:44 AM - permalink
    gearheadslife
    hello again, any idea on whom makes a th350 kickdown cble bracket for vortec intake bolt parrern or is this take a factory part and mod it, type thing?

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