Originally Posted by ken sampson
whats the biggest off the shelf cam i can put in my stock 2006 5.3 without coil bind and safe valve to piston clearance. engine is currently stock with the exception of a victor jr and quick fuel 750 . i may spray it with a 200 shot . i have a 3500 stall converter with a th350 manual valve body and 3,50 gears . this will mainly be used for street but my run strip once in a while.
Biggest is not necessarily the best for your application. The real question is what is the "correct" camshaft for your application, desired driving characteristics and performance goals. What is the car and how much does it weigh? What kind of idle do you want?