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What Timing Chain Do I Need?

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Old 02-25-2011, 11:40 PM   #1
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Default What Timing Chain Do I Need?

I've got a 2011 Colorado with the 5.3 (LH9). I'm planning a cam swap with a 210/218 .551/.551 Crane 3-bolt cam. My stock setup has a 1-bolt cam with VVT. I already have a new non-VVT front cover with cam sensor and a set of LS6 springs. So what timing set do I need? I'm thinking a LS2 set will work but want to be sure. Need help!!!
P.S. Keeping the VVT is not an option so please don't try to talk me out of it.
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Old 02-26-2011, 12:04 AM   #2
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I'm pretty sure you need the x4 cam sprocket ls3 timing set.
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I also believe it's the x4, but you should also think about changing that Ls6 spring for a better after market piece. Your pretty much making them out. I had on my hotcam with 1.8 Harland sharps and I started getting valve float on the dyno for a retune. Just my .02
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