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I'm looking for some more power in my 1996 dodge ram sport has a 5.2 liter v8 magnum (318) I was looking into a new cam ., hoping for more power and a nice idle don't know what would work best
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If by nice idle you mean lumpy, you're outta luck. You can't do that without custom tuning on the computer. If you mean smooth idle, no problem. Something in the 112-114 degree lobe separation type with lift not above .480", and with mild duration. Something like this:
http://www.compcams.com/Company/CC/c...?csid=659&sb=0
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I'm fine with tuning the computer I just need to know what to buy . But I wanna stay in a reasonable price range
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Roller cams start around $300, plus springs. Go for a hotter cam and you'll need to do other mods like exhaust etc to get the most out of it. Even the cam I linked to will respond to improved intake and exhaust.
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