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Old 03-13-2019, 02:59 PM
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I got two cam suggestion for my LS3 build. They are the BTR LS3 N/A STAGE III from Brian Tooley and the Titan 3 from Cam Motion.Has anyone use these? What is your eperiance with them? I am liking the BTR but it shows that its from Comp Cams and I am a little leery of them do to the whining I heard they make.
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Cam Motion for the win

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Cam Motion for the win
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Cam Motion - LS3 Titan III
Duration at .050": 227/237 621"/.604" 113

BTR LS3 STAGE 3 CAMSHAFT
Specs: 229/244 .615"/.595" 113+4

That's an interesting dilemma. I'm sure both are good choices. When picking between two cam that are close.

Daily driver type - pick the smaller one

Weekend Warrior - pick the bigger one


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i like the Cam Motion Cam Especially for Aftermarket or well ported stock heads (not the gmpp).
For a street build.......... Even more.
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Are the GMPP CNC heads not any good?
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Are the GMPP CNC heads not any good?
Bigger ports that flow less.... AKA not efficient.
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Bigger ports that flow less.... AKA not efficient.
What would be a good head choice?
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Stock LS3 heads are good for 600+HP. What are your HP goals?
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I would like to make 600 crank power or as close to that. This will mostly be a street car so it needs to have some manners. Iím also trying not to get hung up on numbers. 500 wheels would be fun but I also donít want to have to rev to 7k for it get fun.
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Stock LS3 heads will be fine for that. Save the money...
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Stock Heads ported (Darrin Morgan port job very good value for the money), The Cam Motion Titan 3 , stock intake,
Rod Mod ported if desired but not necessary, 11.0:1 Comp, 1 7/8" LTs, and True Duals = 500+ RWHP W/M6
easy peasy with Great Driving Manners and more fun to drive on the street.
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Recently finished this build. Car is a narrow body C6 Vette with LS3 and M6 transmission.=left
[color=left=#000000]TxSpeed ported LS3 heads. They CNC port your heads, do a valve job, mill to spec, and set up the valve springs for $750. Hell of a deal. Absolutely not the best money can buy, but WAY less cheddar than a set of CNC ported aftermarket heads. They were milled .010 and installed with a .040 thick Cometic head gasket. Static C/R around 11.3:1.[/color]=left
[color=left=#000000]CamMotion cam 226/234 115+4 with .620 lift on both sides. "0" overlap and very well mannered. BTR springs and pushrods. New Z06 lifters.[/color]=left
[color=left=#000000]Gwatney ported and rod modded LS3 intake manifold.[/color]=left
[color=left=#000000]Ported throttle body.[/color]=left
[color=left=#000000]Powerbond 10% u/d crank pulley.[/color]=left
[color=left=#000000]Kooks 1.875" LT's with 3" Z06/ZR1 non catted mids and Z06 mufflers.[/color]=left
[color=left=#000000]Vararam CAI.[/color]=left
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[color=left=#000000]It made 507/459 uncorrected and 500/454 std on a Dynojet. It drives like a dream. Idle is a little choppy with little or no lope. No shake. I haven't gotten it to misbehave yet, but haven't driven it a whole lot either. We did Z51 sways and Z06 shocks along with everything else. Quite the transformation from before to after. My son did about 98% of the work. I supplied beer and set up the valve train.

Proof you don't need an ill mannered cam to make some nice power numbers[/color]
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Originally Posted by NAVYBLUE210 View Post
Stock Heads ported (Darrin Morgan port job very good value for the money), The Cam Motion Titan 3 , stock intake,
Rod Mod ported if desired but not necessary, 11.0:1 Comp, 1 7/8" LTs, and True Duals = 500+ RWHP W/M6
easy peasy with Great Driving Manners and more fun to drive on the street.
I wonder if this cam in an Ls3 allows the use of a 0.040" 4.100" bore diameter headgasket while leaving plenty of ptv in case of a mis-shift.
I've been looking at this Titan stage 3 among with the old Spin 230 234 and Pat G 230 238, I can't decide.
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I am waiting to hear back from Brian Tooley on some questions I had but I now think I am leaning towrds the Cam Motion cam. I forgot to say I was goung to build this motor from scratch and will be putting it in a 4th gen Monte SS.
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