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Re: 2REP vs LCE pro head
« on: May 21, 2019, 06:51:40 PM »
I can't speak for the heads but the 22re performance 282 cam Jim sent me is pretty awesome.  17-20 mpg and the truck actually gets out of it's own way.
 The valve springs he sends are 75 lb, I don't think that's too crazy. I'm pretty sure the 272 cam can be used with stock valve springs, but with carb you can push the cam profile a bit more anyway.

An adjustable cam gear is pretty fun to play with too, even with a stock cam.

Also don't underestimate a careful gasket match and mild port matching/polishing.  On my last 20r head I just gasket matched and then blended in from there and equalized the sizes of the ports to match the largest port after polishing a bit.  Nothing drastic mind you, don't get carried away, but the engine feels great, so I think it helped a bit and I definitaly didn't screw it up.

Not saying you shouldn't buy a nice head, but a guy like you could certainly put a head together.  Heck I used a tool you made me to put the new valve guides in :).
« Last Edit: May 21, 2019, 07:02:32 PM by H8PVMNT »
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