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Old 11-20-2003, 02:08 PM   #21
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Intense recommends the SLP headers. The TOGS are not as sturdy and have caused clanking nosies because of the way they fit (almost to the point of knock detection.)
If never heard that before, I thought the TOGs were the better of the 2 and that the SLP'* were cheepier in quality and sometimes cause clanking.
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If you plan on getting the cam dont do your rockers or if you do keep your stock set. Stock rocker size is needed for the cam (you will get more hp from the cam over the rockers). With my current mods, plus the 1x cam and the SLP headers, giving me the ability to run a 3.1 or 3.0 pulley i'll be pushing upwards to 380-400 hp. Just need to watch the tranny...
That'* exactly what I want to do, just worried about jumping into that and having to buy a race tranny when my stock one dies shortly after the cam. That'* holding me back and leaning me towards rockers and 3.2. The rocker way is cheepier but I know I wont be 380-400hp either. decisions, decisions. Just curiosity, what is the install charge at intense for a cam?

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....there are certain reliability and performance gains to be had by replacing these items during your cam change.
This line also worries me some, I do want/NEED this car to last. I have time to figure out what I'll get.
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I was quoted 300.00 for the cam, 500.00 install labor + 100.00 or so for gaskets.

The cam will give you about twice the hp the rockers will plus allow you to run the 3.0 to 3.1 pulley.

I talked to Scott a little more about it last night. The lope of the cam will set an SES every once in a while because the PCM wont like it. There are ways around this (pcm reburn, some sort of spoofing, etc...). As for the tranny you can beef it up a little wihtout buying the whole enchilada. Put in an intense input and output shaft and it will beef it up quite a bit.
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