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Ok so I read a little on the cam thread but still unsure, I am wanting to throw a cam in my silverado just something mild for more power and some sound, its not a race car. So what do y'all recommend? And if I do this would it be smart to go ahead and get a whole rebuild kit with push rods, timing chain and gears or what would I need to keep it reliable and not have to start a huge build project. Thanks in advance for the info.
 

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the 212-218 sounds like a good cam for you.
I am guessing you are not wanting to add a stall?
springs and pushrods should defanitly be done
 

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x2 the low lift is a great low end torque cam for trucks. also dont have to swap a converter in there to notice a good jump in performance
 

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Exactly, Im not wanting to tear into the transmission unless I have to later on.
 

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What are some deals or good brands y'all recommend?
 

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The Cam I mentioned is sold from Comp Cams. They have a bundle on Summit with everything you need for a reliable swap (link below). The only thing in question is where or not you need hardened push rods but this cam isn't a monster so you are not risking a lot by not changing them. The kit comes with new lifters. If you wanna save time and money you could simply order just the cam and do LS6 valve springs.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/cca-k54-412-11/overview/make/chevrolet

This guy in the vid has an open cut out but it gives you a good idea how the cam sounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgUETiFfpyw
 

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for cams I trust EPS. give Geoff a call
 
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