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My old 350 sounded just like that and i had hooker comp headers, 2.5 exhaust with H-pipe and a 230/.465/106 cam with sportsman2 heads and a 10.5 cr.
 

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ya i know h pipes make it even better! i was planning on getting x pipes but mmm i do love sound :yes:
That cool nasty sound is from the 106 LSA (cams overlap) dispite what other will say a tight overlap will also bleed off cylinder pressure at low rpm's to run pumpgas around town, this is how to get a 11 or 12 to 1 engine to run on 93/94 octane, but my engine didnt have any bottom or topend with that cam, it was all midrange and sound.
 

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That cool nasty sound is from the 106 LSA (cams overlap) dispite what other will say a tight overlap will also bleed off cylinder pressure at low rpm's to run pumpgas around town, this is how to get a 11 or 12 to 1 engine to run on 93/94 octane, but my engine didnt have any bottom or topend with that cam, it was all midrange and sound.
what kind of stuff would be needed to get something like that? i was looking at cam kits and such like this one

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/CCA-K12-210-2/?image=large
 

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Cam i used was a CamDyamics hydralic 3/4 race (crane). you need to look at the lode separation angle on the cam specs and around 230duration @.050 valve lift. Its a ovaltrack/dragrace grind.
 

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Cam i used was a CamDyamics hydralic 3/4 race (crane). you need to look at the lode separation angle on the cam specs and around 230duration @.050 valve lift. Its a ovaltrack/dragrace grind.
dam i know nothing of that :eek: can you help me pick a cam and stuff? i was looking at kits to make it easy with the lifters and such but i need help
 

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what kind of stuff would be needed to get something like that? i was looking at cam kits and such like this one

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/CCA-K12-210-2/?image=large
Do you still have stock heads? I ask because no matter what you do, with stock big chamber heads = low compression. If you go putting a big cam in a low compression motor, it will sound like a tractor with a bad idle. You will also loose performance because your cylinder pressure will drop significantly.

If you could get a set of vortec modified heads, that will bring the compression up a lot. Then you could run a rumpity cam like this one.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/LUN-07102LK/

But for the sound, you need a good amount of compression. Thats why Al is right when he says MONEY!!

-Dan
 

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Do you still have stock heads? I ask because no matter what you do, with stock big chamber heads = low compression. If you go putting a big cam in a low compression motor, it will sound like a tractor with a bad idle. You will also loose performance because your cylinder pressure will drop significantly.

If you could get a set of vortec modified heads, that will bring the compression up a lot. Then you could run a rumpity cam like this one.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/LUN-07102LK/

But for the sound, you need a good amount of compression. Thats why Al is right when he says MONEY!!

-Dan
ya its still stock heads. dam i was always told that a mild cam and such would get me that nice rumble :yes:
 

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so to get that great rumble sound what do i need to get? ive heard a few with just a mild cam that sound very sweet, im not looking for serious hp right now im looking for something that sounds very nice :yes:
 
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