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Turbo cam on carb car


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#1 stephenw22

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 09:08 PM

If I replaced the cams on my n/a carbed car with cams from a turbo engine, would it affect my car's performance? How?

#2 GLCraig

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 09:11 PM

The last time I looked an EA82 FSM it showed that the carb engine and the turbo engine use the same cam.

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 09:14 PM

IF it were a turbo specific cam it SHOULD be ground for less overlap than a NA cam, it would adversly affect your performance.

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 09:29 PM

i can confirm that with my desktop dyno program :clap:

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 09:59 PM

i have fount the turbo cam on a carb motor/spfi block was best with open headers, low end grunt such as pulling a 7,000 lb capacity 2 axle trailer with a dead soob. 4th gear 2500 rpm all the way

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Posted 27 March 2004 - 12:36 AM

Here's a pic from a 86 FSM showing the CAM timing for the different EA82 cams. At some point I must have deleted the other pic I had showing How to ID the different CAMs and the lobe dimentsions. I do remember though that the Turbo and Carb cams have the same ID markings

#7 stephenw22

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Posted 27 March 2004 - 01:51 PM

Excellent, guys! Thanks a ton!

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Posted 29 March 2004 - 03:24 AM

the timing is different but also the lift and overlap is less. I think you would have rather crappy performance with turbo cams in a non turbo motor.




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