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    Default whats the best cam

    i got a 2011 5.3 silverdo flex fuel and im wantin to do a cam. what the best one i can get that will make good power and sound mean as all get out. its also gettin lt headers, off road y pipe no cats, magnaflow off road pro exhaust. and i know ill half to have a custom tune done after the cams installed, also another lil question is how do the lpp headers do or would another brand be better.

    -2011 silverado 1500-
    -diablo trinity
    -k&n cold air
    -air aid tb spacer
    -full 3 inch y pipe back no resanotor
    -cherry bomb xtreme dumped
    -ready lift sst 4 inch lift
    -305/55/20 nitto trial graps
    -20x10 fuel hostages
    -2012 jeep wrangler-
    -smittybilt stinger src bumper
    -smittybilt src rock sliders
    -smitty bilt xrc 8000comp whinch
    -285/70/17 cooper discovery stt
    -1.5 wheel spacers
    -delta xenon cross bar head lights
    -2007 silverado 1500 sold-
    -warn 7 in hid fog ligths

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    I would either go with a 228R cam or a VRX4 cam. As far as headers I would go with a Dynatech longtube header. Oh and a Wheatley tune.

    2005 Silverado SS
    Color matched AEM CAI,Magnaflow mufflers,cat delete,true dual 2.75" stainless mandrel bent exhaust,Circle D 300K stall,Transgo shift kit,Corvette servos,Detroit Tru-trac,SLP 160* T-stat,Taylor 10.4mm red wires,Comp cams 228R,903 springs,12" cross drilled and slotted rotors,WHEATLEY tuned!!!! Boss 313 22X9.5,Toyo proxes II 305/45/22,

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    Crane, Comp and Isky all have several nice cams for the LS series engines. I would call there tech lines for there advice. Make sure you get a cam for a heavy truck and not one made for a light car.
    :cool:

    2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
    6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
    17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
    4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
    Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
    B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
    Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
    Weather Tech floor mats
    Cover-Craft seat covers
    Dash mat cover
    Formula One window tint
    One black Lab in rear seat.
    :glasses:

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    thanks guys. so the dynatec headers are good

    -2011 silverado 1500-
    -diablo trinity
    -k&n cold air
    -air aid tb spacer
    -full 3 inch y pipe back no resanotor
    -cherry bomb xtreme dumped
    -ready lift sst 4 inch lift
    -305/55/20 nitto trial graps
    -20x10 fuel hostages
    -2012 jeep wrangler-
    -smittybilt stinger src bumper
    -smittybilt src rock sliders
    -smitty bilt xrc 8000comp whinch
    -285/70/17 cooper discovery stt
    -1.5 wheel spacers
    -delta xenon cross bar head lights
    -2007 silverado 1500 sold-
    -warn 7 in hid fog ligths

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    Contact CompCams and tell them what you want out of a cam, they will advise your best choice from their line of cams.
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    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 z71 1985 Chevrolet Silverado k10 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500hd 6.6l LLY Duramax
    6.5" BDS Suspension Lift Edelbrock Carb & Polished Intake Manifold & Valve Covers NAPC Race Transmission & NAPC Built Transfer Case
    EFI Live Comp Cam and Valvetrain Snow Performance Methanol Injection
    35" Toyo Open Country Mud Terrain on 18" Ion Alloy 179's Headman Long Tube Headers and True Dual Exhaust FASS 150gph Titanium Series Pump
    AirAid Cold Air Intake with K&N Dry Filter & AirAid PowerAid Throttle Body Spacer 2" Suspension Lift 33x12.50r15 Tires EFI Live & AFE Stage 2 Intake
    Pacesetter Long Tube Headers with Cats Gone True Dual Exhaust FlowPro 3.73 Gears Yukon Grizzly Locker with Mag-Hytec Cover & Traction Bars
    NGK Iridium Tips & MSD Ignition Plug Wires Baja Spare Tire Holder 33x13.5 Hankook rt03 18" XD Rims
    Innovate LC-1 Wideband o2 Sensor x2 HID's all around LED taillights and 3rd brake light
    BDS Dual Steering Stabilizers Pioneer Double-DIN Touchscreen Navigation with Two 10" Subs under rear seat
    Electric Fan Autometer Pressure, Boost, and Pyro Gauges
    4.56 Gears Airlift Air Bag Suspension

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    thanks guys thats what brand i was thinkin just wasnt for sure about whats best for these new motors im use to old muscle car engines

    -2011 silverado 1500-
    -diablo trinity
    -k&n cold air
    -air aid tb spacer
    -full 3 inch y pipe back no resanotor
    -cherry bomb xtreme dumped
    -ready lift sst 4 inch lift
    -305/55/20 nitto trial graps
    -20x10 fuel hostages
    -2012 jeep wrangler-
    -smittybilt stinger src bumper
    -smittybilt src rock sliders
    -smitty bilt xrc 8000comp whinch
    -285/70/17 cooper discovery stt
    -1.5 wheel spacers
    -delta xenon cross bar head lights
    -2007 silverado 1500 sold-
    -warn 7 in hid fog ligths

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    DynaTech headers are very nice. They will be my next set.
    :cool:

    2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
    6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
    17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
    4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
    Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
    B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
    Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
    Weather Tech floor mats
    Cover-Craft seat covers
    Dash mat cover
    Formula One window tint
    One black Lab in rear seat.
    :glasses:

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