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Old 12-05-2007, 05:22 PM
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ok guys, i was interested in getting some new bumpsticks, well a new bumpstick. freakin single cam, anyways. what would i have to do before hand for this, and what would i also have to do to accomodate this. do you have to mess with fuel if you go for a more agrressive cam? i dont want a crazy cam, i still want a relatively smooth idle, but some more HP. i here the crower cam is pretty tight. my sig shows what i have so far in the engine bay, should i have other stuff done before investigating some new cams. and what if i plan on going turbo in the future? how will the new cam affect that?
 
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:16 PM
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ZEX 59300 can is probably the most popular for the SOHC vtec. Im not sure if you need aftermarket springs for it, I hope someone else can come in here and tell you.
 
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:23 PM
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Stage one wouldn't need a tune but if you get stage 2 or higher you will need to chip your ecu and tune it. Weather or not you need upgraded springs/retainers depends on which one you get. Each company will have different recommendations plus if you are going to turbo later I would just wait until then and get a turbo cam and install it the same time you install the turbocharger.
 
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Old 12-13-2007, 04:13 PM
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ok thanks, ive been talking with my local tuning shop, and was looking into some stage 1 cams which dont need any aftermarket enhancements or tuning. they say that they work well with turbo applications, so i shouldnt have to change them out later would i?
 
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Old 12-16-2007, 12:55 PM
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^^ would i?
 
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Old 12-16-2007, 01:42 PM
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Stage 1 cams aren't even worth it in my opinion. Do some online research and don't count on shops to tell you the right thing, they are just trying to make a sale.
 
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