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C6 Z06 cam/head recommendations for occassional daily/weekend warrior

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Hey guys,

I just bought this beautiful, tastefully modded C6Z with about 50k miles, that appears to have been passed around a few times on this forum from previous owners: tjd113, mspell, shlagher. It already has some decent bolt ons (see signature) that I'm looking to exploit during some upcoming events at the local 1/8 mile, Tail of the Dragon, and local autocross, etc. I drive this car to work a few times per month, and want to get into more HPDE as time allows. I figured this thing is pretty much a race car right out of the box, but the deeper I dig into this forum, the more I get scared about oil starvation issues and valve guide wear, etc, etc....

Based on the current mods and mileage, and my plans for the car, would any of you with similar usages or experience recommend "fixing" the heads and adding a high performance camshaft (and what specs), higher capacity oil pump, thermostat, pulley, or anything else while I'm in there?

Or should I leave it as-is and just enjoy the hell out of it??

My main concern is spending a few grand now (that I really don't want to spend) to save myself from $15k+ down the road if the engine decides to grenade itself. I know there is countless info on the web, but I'm having a hard time making heads or tails of it all. The car feels plenty fast and powerful now, but I just don't know if I've drank too much of the forum kool aid on these LS7 issues. Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!!
Date: Sep 13, 2017   


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