I have a 1976 chevy c10 2wd it is stock i am wanting to put a comp cam (cl12-212-2) i know i have to change the valve springs what else would i need to change i am putting edelbrock intake and carb on


Asked by Nov 16, 2015 at 01:13 PM about the 1988 Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Car Customization

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Kelly Mayo

lifters....put a good set of matched 1.5 rockers and a timing chain kit..for starters...

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Ok I was going to order this kit

Depending on the cams lift & duration check for valve to piston clearence & or ask the cam mfg. if its compatable with your stock motor.The short answer is PISTONS! some cams require high compression. notched, pop-up, pistons for valve clearence. Us "old school" hot rodders used to use clay on top of 1 piston. install 1 head, crank it over by hand, remove the head, & look for marks. Otherwise 10 - 20 degrees over stock cam spec's is OK. but NO high lift cams without a new high perf. piston change!

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