When it comes to cams for Survival's 445, Barry personally favors the attitude of solid-lifter variants. His favorite all-round choice for street-going 445 strokers is the flat-tappet Comp Cams 282S Solid Magnum-"a very streetable, tractable cam." On the general topic of cams, Barry says, "The FE has, I guess, a public reputation for bad exhaust flow and needing split-pattern cams, but the truth is almost the opposite. The exhaust is far better than you would expect on a flow bench, and they were in fact intake limited, and it turns out that single-pattern cams like the Comp 282 work really well." Naturally, if your preference runs to hydraulic and/or roller bumpsticks, they are also available, and for many of which Barry will already have dyno results.