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Cams, cams, cams...

So after perusing the forums for the last few days I still can't decide which cams to go with. I have a 2003 GT 5spd with 83k miles. It's N/A, and I plan on keeping it that way. The only mods are; an Airraid intake, underdrive pulleys, Accufab 70mm throttle body and plenum, and an SLP exhaust. I've been seeing people mention Cushman and Modular Motorsports? I don't take the car to the track and put around 5k miles on it a year. I really like that "lopey" cam sound, and I would like to get as much power out of them as I can without sacrificing reliability and piston clearance. Also, will I need to purchase adjustable cam gears? So any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

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CMS or MHS would be where I would get cams. N/A Stage 2 cam would fit you well. Plan on replacing springs, retainers at the minimum. You can also have them pre-degree the cam for you. With 83k your timing components are probably fine but I would look into replacing the timing kit as well...MMR sells a good kit for $220, all Ford parts...

Good luck man!

Also, you will need to plan on a dyno tune.

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^ What he said.

I don't have cams or any plans at the moment to go in that direction but if I did I would go with Modular Head Shop cams.

+1 on replacing timing components "while you're in there".

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