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I'm thinking of adding cams and other internals to the Parts Guide soon... just trying to gauge how many people actually have them.
 

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Probably not many. There are very few available right now. The only one that comes to mind is the regrind set from Cobb that runs up to about $800. :eek:
 

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sounds good, hey i was thinking, maybe u could add a section for the all the packages (power and suspension) that are out there. i know cobb and vishnu and turboxs have power, and whiteline and cusco have suspension.
 

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Ludachris said:
I'm thinking of adding cams and other internals to the Parts Guide soon... just trying to gauge how many people actually have them.


I am looking into doing a full internal upgrade this summer...what kinda deals can ya swing
 

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I am looking into doing a full internal upgrade this summer...what kinda deals can ya swing
:confused: What do you mean? We're not a retailer so I couldn't really offer much in the way of discounts.

Now that there's more on the market I'll really have to start adding it to the catalog.
 

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Yeah Cosworth and Crawford make great internals....I went with Crawford Pistons and Cusco Bearings....but stayed with stock WRX cams
 

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Kelford also make Subaru cams, that's what I am running..
 

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if lilshoaf will run it its gotta be good right? what happened to your car man whats up with the signature?
 

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what else do you have to do when installing cams? i know you cant just swap them out can you? do you have to do anything with timing?
 

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cams!!! THE PRICE OF CAMS is not that bad but the cost of install is close to $2000 that is just crazy, and for the power you gain about 20whp is not worth the cost at all, use the 3 grand and get a turbo and a new tmic and get up to 100whp depending the turbo and what the boost is set to!
 

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No one here is contemplating camshafts with the stock turbo, all of these people are pretty far along on the mod path...and $2000 for labor is robbery, go to a different shop, or do it yourself.
 

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My 4eat/20g/2.5litre with ported heads and Crower Stage II cams made ~30whp less than my tuner's STi with a Green and stock heads/cams. My car was tuned in 2nd without locking the converter, his was in the traditional 4th/5th gear.

The estimate of how much power the torque converter eats up varies between 20whp and 50whp.
 

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Cams is one of the last thing most consider due to the money-power ratio.Definatly not one of the best bangs for the buck.I would probably want ported/polished heads and a valve job to get the most out of a cam swap.
 

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But here is the thing.. The issue with Cams is the same that I've been saying over and over again.. IT's not about Peak numbers.. Cams along with P&P will definitly fatten up your power band which is MUCH better then peak numbers.. Coupled with a decent Turbo like a 20G will definitly make a difference...
 

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But here is the thing.. The issue with Cams is the same that I've been saying over and over again.. IT's not about Peak numbers.. Cams along with P&P will definitly fatten up your power band which is MUCH better then peak numbers.. Coupled with a decent Turbo like a 20G will definitly make a difference...
I agree but equal length headers can produce the same results for MUCH less $$ and can easilly be a first mod that most people can install on their own where cams can't be justified untill alittle later down the road plus it's one of the more difficult installations.
 
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