Richard Holdener is back at it! This time he’s taking that Vortec 8.1, aka the 496, and seeing if he can make real power gains with a bigger cam. And can that cam come from a Gen 6 Big Block? Will it work in the Gen 7? Is it worth doing? Here are the answers to all those questions with full dyno results to prove it all!

Video Description:

HOW TO SWAP AN 8.1L CAM! CAN I RUN A GEN 6 454 CAM IN MY GEN 7 496? HOW MUCH POWER IS A CAM SWAP WORTH ON MY BIG BLOCK CHEVY? DOES THE GEN 7 8.1L RESPOND WELL TO A CAM UPGRADE? HOW MUCH POWER IS A ZZ502 CAM SWAP WORTH ON A GEN 7 8.1L? SHOULD I SWAP THE CAM IN MY GEN 7 8.1L? THESE QUESTIONS ARE ALL ANSWERED IN THIS VIDEO DETAILING A CAM SWP ON AN 8.1L, GEN-7 496 BIG BLOCK CHEVY. I GO STEP BY STEP ON HOW TO SWAP THE CAM AND HOW TO UPGRADE THE SPRINGS FOR THE CAM. FULL DYNO RESULTS ARE PROVIDED AS ALWAYS.

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