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Old 08-20-2013, 08:49 PM
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heads cam and carb swap questions

Got a 95 f150 302.found out its all stock except for the shorty headers and strait pipes.
The trans has already been swapped with a c6.
Would gt40 or gt40p heads be a good improvement.whats the difference in those heads.
Also would a x303 cam be a good choice with those heads and i plan on swapping to a carb set up with a weiand stelth and edelbrock 600 carb.
I guess is what im asking is what would give me good power and have the lopey sound.

I built a 85 gt 302 before with 9.1 pistons and trick flow s1 cam on sd system and ran like crap.converted it to carb and what a difference it made.
My truck isnt running good due to bad maf and who ever knows what else is bad.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:10 PM
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Why if you have MAF would you go backwards to a carb?!? Thats just a dumb idea..
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Tunning wise.wouldnt have to worry about tunning the computer for future upgrades
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Buy a Tweecer or a Moates and you can tune it easily and keep the efficiency. I have NO idea why people think a carb is better...
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For the price of a nice intake and carburetor setup you could purchase a new MAF meter, have your truck tuned for the heads and cam your going to install and have some change left over. Keep the EFI and ditch the alphabet cam.
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Are those tunners?do u happen to have a link where i can check them out?alot of people say the letter cams are out dated.what would u sugest for a cam.
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Alphabet cams are a lousy choice for a truck motor.. besides being out of date, a truck weighs a lot more than a Mustang so you can't use the same parts or it'll be a slug.

Use the Comp 35-320-8 with those heads and look here for the tuner and Binary Editor software..

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