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Today, 11:18 AM
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Posted By stockA4

Free flowing exhaust and good tuning is a big...

Free flowing exhaust and good tuning is a big help in keeping things cool in my book. I swapped out the Walker sound fx iroc style perforated tube muffler I had on my 4.8 swapped 160 deg thermostat...
Yesterday, 01:10 PM
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Posted By stockA4

As long as he double clutches, he won't blow the...

As long as he double clutches, he won't blow the welds on his LS1 intake
Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Good job slapping that shit together so quickly. ...

Good job slapping that shit together so quickly. I'm sorry but I'm just cringing at that 853 headed 4.8. that's really only about 8.8:1 compression and 293ci you are working with there and so with...
07-19-2019, 09:31 AM
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Posted By stockA4

Mavn, I'm not a nitro expert but I think you'll...

Mavn, I'm not a nitro expert but I think you'll need more compression than the 8.8:1 or so you are going to get with a stock dish piston 5.3 with 853 heads on it.

I'll be the one guy that says I...
07-08-2019, 02:20 AM
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Posted By stockA4

You are trying to fix a flat top 5.3 for boost...

You are trying to fix a flat top 5.3 for boost with 317 heads, I think what you are planning is a waste of time . My local yard has plenty of the 4.8/5.3 engines with the smaller chamber 862/706...
07-07-2019, 01:57 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Why the 317's? That large chamber sucks on a...

Why the 317's? That large chamber sucks on a smaller bore. 862/706 are best for the 4.8/5.3
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07-04-2019, 09:00 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Bingo! Just get it running with the stock cam...

Bingo! Just get it running with the stock cam then!
07-04-2019, 04:45 PM
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Posted By stockA4

It's an aftermarket grind, it's not a stock cam...

It's an aftermarket grind, it's not a stock cam designed for a larger engine being used in a smaller one. Just read back through the thread again I've explained all this already. Happy 4th
07-04-2019, 03:04 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Yes but barely noticeable, probably the same but...

Yes but barely noticeable, probably the same but it screams from 3k-7k+!
07-04-2019, 07:17 AM
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Posted By stockA4

http://www.compcams.com/Company/CC/cam-specs/Detai...

http://www.compcams.com/Company/CC/cam-specs/Details.aspx?csid=1089&sb=2

Pn# 54-424-11
07-04-2019, 12:12 AM
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Posted By stockA4

I went through the same debate when I put my 4.8...

I went through the same debate when I put my 4.8 in my camaro. I tried all the stock stuff before I finally threw a little comp 212/218 shelf grind in mine. The 1721 is going to best the 9065 in...
07-03-2019, 03:01 PM
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Posted By stockA4

I ran the 1721 in my 4.8 for a while it was a...

I ran the 1721 in my 4.8 for a while it was a good starter cam I say go for it
07-03-2019, 01:44 PM
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Posted By stockA4

That's the 01-04 5.7-6.0 cam that will do just...

That's the 01-04 5.7-6.0 cam that will do just fine in a 4.8
07-03-2019, 01:20 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Sounds like a fun driver. Just get it going...

Sounds like a fun driver. Just get it going first with the stock LS1 cam though, keep it quiet while you sort out the chassis trust me because after you drive it a while you will end up wanting a...
07-03-2019, 11:24 AM
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Posted By stockA4

I've got both early and later cams on my shelf,...

I've got both early and later cams on my shelf, if I had a degree wheel I would measure but I think by the internet average it's really a
198/209 119.5 lsa possibly with -2.5 degrees ground in for...
07-03-2019, 11:02 AM
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Posted By stockA4

Sounds awesome. Get the heads milled down and it...

Sounds awesome. Get the heads milled down and it will run even better. See about advancing that cam for more low end with that 3.08 gear OD is going to suck below 75mph, (that is likely the...
07-03-2019, 10:52 AM
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Posted By stockA4

Your welcome citizens, the thread is safe.... ...

Your welcome citizens, the thread is safe....

Now back to how to fix my engine instead of the Op haha I'm going to take them to the machine shop and see what they say. I hope the don't try to...
07-03-2019, 10:33 AM
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Posted By stockA4

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/ls1tech.com-vbulletin...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/ls1tech.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/mvimg_20190703_102734_f0c138b7a01e74b6507fa0b4b21c96e8d8020aa7.jpg...
07-03-2019, 08:41 AM
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Posted By stockA4

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https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/ls1tech.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20190703_084615_1_6d0fad929876299fd7f4e9c481cee6b713cab57f.jpg


Have you read any of my posts in this thread? What you say is very...
07-03-2019, 08:07 AM
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Posted By stockA4

I have a 4.8L swapped 4th gen Camaro that I put...

I have a 4.8L swapped 4th gen Camaro that I put together myself and I've been daily driving it for about 4 years naturaly aspirated. It's very durable and a blast to drive and I autocross it...
07-03-2019, 07:48 AM
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Posted By stockA4

I'm pretty sure we are just trying to help the Op...

I'm pretty sure we are just trying to help the Op build something other than a boat anchor. This is a simple naturaly aspirated build, keep it on track or start your own thread if you need help.
07-02-2019, 11:24 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Op... The ls6 intake is a great intake for...

Op...

The ls6 intake is a great intake for the 4.8L no worries there.

Those heads look incredible as well and I'm sure they can flow some serious air but that's the issue with the 4.8L. The...
07-01-2019, 02:07 AM
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Posted By stockA4

The 4.8 responds well to a cam swap but really...

The 4.8 responds well to a cam swap but really only above 4krpm. The stock tune is like 5900rpm lol you need someone to really look at everything and get the fuel and timing right the little engines...
06-28-2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By stockA4

I still think that stage 2 has too much duration...

I still think that stage 2 has too much duration for a heavier 278mm converter. I'm sure it will drive just fine with a good tunup but it won't be ideal or as quick as it would be with a smaller...
06-27-2019, 05:08 PM
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Posted By stockA4

Thanks! If you look closely at post #14 you can...

Thanks! If you look closely at post #14 you can see the that the outer edge of the tire wasn't even on the ground lol. Next time out I'll try a few less psi and try to hit them a little harder
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