Tick Performance Turbo Stage 1 V2 Camshaft for LS2 Engines

$429.99 $389.99

SKU: TPT0012V2

Tick Performance proudly offers our Elite Series of Camshafts designed specifically for LS2 Engines! Using the latest and greatest technology available, we've put together a complete line of Camshafts that are designed to meet every goal, from mild to wild. Our Elite Series of Camshafts are all manufactured by Cam Motion and are updated with a new version every time an advancement in valvetrain technology becomes available, so they're ALWAYS cutting-edge!  Although we suggest measuring for piston-to-valve clearance during ANY camshaft install, every Elite Series Camshaft is designed to fit in a stock engine & stock heads with adequate clearance unless otherwise noted. These cams are designed to maximize power, reliability and valvetrain longevity.

Tick Performance Turbo Stage 1 V2 Camshaft for LS2 Engines
227/231 | .625"/.605" | LSA114+4

Designed for:  LS2, LQ4 and LQ9 Engines (346-364ci) with Cathedral Port Heads (as they're equipped with stock)
Basic Operating RPM Range:
  2000-6200
Expected Horsepower Gains:  
45-55RWHP over the stock camshaft in a well-optimized setup (the higher the boost, the higher the gains!)
Expected Torque Gains:
  20-30RWTQ over the stock camshaft in a well-optimized setup
Stall Converter Required:  
Yes, 3200-3600RPM
Rear Gear Upgrade Required:  No, unless your car has an automatic transmission with a 2.73 gear (we suggest 3.23+ for automatics)
Works Well with Nitrous:  
No, designed for turbocharged applications
Will Pass Most Smog Emissions:  
No

Our Tick Performance Turbo Stage 1 V2 Camshaft is freshly re-designed, an entry-level upgrade that is intended for guys who are using a single turbocharger with up to an 87mm turbine wheel on a stock cubic inch motor.  You will notice a difference in idle, but nothing drastic.  Performance, on the other hand, will be MUCH improved when you jump on the throttle!  We strongly suggest the use of our Tick/PAC Dual Valvesprings and hardened pushrods with this camshaft (sold separately.)  Hundreds of hours were spent developing this camshaft to perform precisely the way we advertise, so as a result, changes to the LSA or any other specification of this camshaft are not available.

Option Guide: Do I need the 3-Bolt Conversion Kit?
In 2007, GM began installing a camshaft in select LSx engines that used one large bolt to attach the timing chain gear.  All Tick Performance Elite Series Camshafts use 3 bolts to attach the timing chain gear, as the earlier LSx engines used.  If your engine is a 2007 or newer (or if you're not sure which camshaft style you've got), we suggest adding the 3-Bolt Conversion Kit during checkout for an extra $24.99.  This Conversion Kit includes everything that you'll need to convert your single-bolt setup over to the 3-Bolt setup (the proper timing chain gear and a set of 3 ARP camshaft bolts.)  If you'd prefer to retain the single bolt style camshaft (not recommended), please place your order with us via phone.

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