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Old 05-08-2008, 04:01 PM   #11
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before thinking about a cam there lot to do before in a n/a engine you need to upgrade you intake and exhaust also be sure youre intake gasket and upper intake are in good condition
intake: done
exhaust:done
upper intake: in the works
intake gasket: in the works

Thanks for the tips and the link guys, and thanks also to P-dad, for his input.

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after looking at ZZP'* site, I still have a few questions,:

Is the tensioner and dampener the same thing??

If I go with the GT1 cam can I bolt it up pretty much with internals the same??
I know I would need to replace timing chain and tensioner, but would I still need:
retainers,
105 springs
new lifters

I like the thoughts of the 1.8'* from ZZP because it seems that it is the OPTIMAL range.

And is ZZP a reputable dealer?? I mean have we had any trouble with them??
I like INTENSE pretty well? No offense meant by this question.

Thanks again peoples,

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The tensioner and dampner are the same thing.

The cam will work with your stock lifters/pushrods/rockers. (I have about 40k+ on my GT1)
Definitely go for the 105# springs and retainers and unless your lifters are noisey, you won't need to replace those.

I've ordered from ZZP plenty of times with no problems. Even customs orders came though without a hitch.

Intense has a lot of great products for the forced industion guys but then it comes to n/a, ZZP takes the cake.

And 1.8'* aren't what your after if you decide to go rockers over cam. It'* the ER ratio you want. It'* somewhere between 1.8 and 1.9 with different ratios on the intake and exhaust.
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Yeah , I read the more info on the ER rockers on zzp. It is in between, on the range, I guess I just didn't word it right.

Could rockers and cam both be done or does it need to be one or the other??

Cam is gonna be the most gain though right??

Sorry for all the questions but I am still sorta new to this.

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Yeah , I read the more info on the ER rockers on zzp. It is in between, on the range, I guess I just didn't word it right.

Could rockers and cam both be done or does it need to be one or the other??

Cam is gonna be the most gain though right??

Sorry for all the questions but I am still sorta new to this.

Tim
You can't do both the ER rockers and the GT1 cam.

The ER rockers (and higher ratio rockers in general) add to the lift of the stock cam but it'* limited to the stock cam duration.

A cam will add lift and duration and will work with your stock ratio rockers. You could get 1.6 roller rockers but it'* not worth the money.

A good cam will definitely give you the most gain.
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gotcha, I understand that.

It is something for me to think about. thanks for the answers.

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i have a se. supercharged and vs cam, 3.5, and alot more. Think about the ss kit from zzp. I got it and love it. That kit throws done some mean power. I dont have a time slip but i stayed with my buddies 99 gtp thats real low 13';*.
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