heads+cam, best bang for buck?

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by rilsy, Jun 27, 2007.

  1. Paul

    Paul Legend

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    The camshaft is the single most critical component related to idle quality and drivability. Period.
     
  2. OnyxCobra

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    I installed a Steeda #19 cam and the car runs beautifully with no tune. After the computer made adjustments to the new setup the thing runs very well, no idle problems or anything :)
     
  3. 94 DropTop

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    there site is so unorganized can you find them for me?
     
  4. quickstang_1994

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    That is a killer deal and there is a cobra intake on this site for $390 and its beautiful.
     
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    Trickflow s1 (lift)499/510 (duration)221/225 (lobe seperation)112
    Steeda #19 (lift)480/480 (Duration)220/226 (Lobe seperation)115
    Ford b cam (lift)480/480 (duration)224/224 (lobe seperation)112 Lift is .510 with 1.7 and a little duration (not real sure on how to calculate)
    Your lobe seperation is for computer friendly 94-95.
     
  6. quickstang_1994

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    looks like you are real close to my cam with 1.7 minus the split duration
     
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    Hello,

    For the one who dont want have trouble with the idle, Is it a good idea to just replace the intake and the heads ?

    If you change also the full exhaust, the injectors and the fuel pump, you can got a good H.P. gain.

    F.
     
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    Agreed
     
  9. flyboygeo

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    I agree with you... i personally(PERSONALLY, me, myself and I) think the alphabet cams are overplayed and not the best bang for the buck... You can get a custom ground cam for fairly cheap, thats built perfectly to your specs
     
  11. 94 DropTop

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    the steeda #19 cam are suppose to be computer friendly cuz are cams have the same lobe separation. lobe separation is the main reason they kill are computers.
     
  12. TripleBlack

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    if i get gt40p heads what kind of headers would i need??...i have bassani short tubes now....
     
  13. redmustang95

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    i have a question, can i just add heads and keep my exising valvetrain, or is it just better to get a complete set with valvetrain included?
     
  14. redmustang95

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    actually two questions, if i buy any heads, then install 1.7 rr, that means taller valve covers, which means i prob have to get a intake manifold spacer, and then an aftermarket hood?
     
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    I have AFR heads with a GT40 and 1.6RR under the stock hood using a 3/8 manifold spacer, but its tight.
     
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    you can if you buy heads made for bolt down (pedestal mount) rockers IE. Edelbrock Performer 60379
     
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    not necessarily you will need taller valve covers, depending on the setup. You can use the stock valve covers say if you did the Edelbrocks I mentioned in the above post with the set of bolt down 1.7 roller rockers. If you did stud mount rockers, you will most likely need a set of taller valve covers. I would sugguest something like the 86-93 style valve covers. You might have to modify the oil filler neck slightly.
     
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    AFR, TFS, or Edelbrock heads all make good power. As far as the cam 94-95's are a little finicky but the steeda #19 works well, the e303 is a nice little cam as well. With edelbrock heads, Intake, stock cam, shorty headers,4.10's, and a 2.0 shitty 60' my 95 gt went 13.5 at 104. Your goal is easy to attain man. Hope this helped.