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looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby olson1990 on Oct Wed 12, 2011 5:33 pm

i am building a 2 liter turbo beast. and i am looking for a good turbo cam. for an 8v. i would love to hear any opinions
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby vegas2017 on Oct Wed 12, 2011 6:33 pm

dont know many places that actually sells an OTS cam. alot of them are custom to the setup that you are building.
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby kompressorgolf on Oct Fri 14, 2011 10:56 am

SCHRICK, should have a nice mild one, as well as Scat, autotech. stock works pretty decent too, not for the numbers you are after tho.
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby olson1990 on Oct Fri 14, 2011 1:56 pm

thanks all look into it. but it will be a year till i am done. i am building from the ground up and its pricey
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having power issues

Postby olson1990 on Feb Tue 28, 2012 3:11 pm

i have a 02 2.0 jetta with 1mm big valve kit and 276 cam. i had low power before i did the head swap and now it seems i have less power. i am not throwing any codes and i dont have any check engine lights on except for my timing. i have it advanced a lil. that helped. but i seriously cant brake a hundred. and it was that way before i did the head swap. other than low power the car runs smooth.
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby MT-Getto on Feb Tue 28, 2012 4:36 pm

plugged cat? goofy MAF?
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby Mikewire on Feb Tue 28, 2012 4:38 pm

So no codes, except for your timing...? Can you explain that in detail?

And the head you swapped has the 276 cam - but the old head was the stock cam?

Bringing up the obvious here, it's a 2.0 and top speed will probably be about 100mph. And that would be on the track, correct? :nod:

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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby MT-Getto on Feb Tue 28, 2012 5:01 pm

ABAs do not use the hall on the distributor for timing. If you change it, the computer will automatically re adjust the timing. You will see this if you hook up a timing light and watch as you turn the distributor. Messing with it will only give you headaches on that motor. Also, is your cam timed properly(off a tooth)? Do you have low compression across all 4?
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby olson1990 on Feb Tue 28, 2012 5:10 pm

lol well yes i put the cam in when i did the big valve kit and on my old aeg motor i hit 120mph with just intake and ehaust. now i have avh bottom end with aeg head 1mm big valve kit and 276 tt cam. and can hardly brake a hundred. i have the close ratio trans geared to 120mph at 6200 rpm. and idk what the light is now i have not checked. but i had timeing set perfect and then advanced it and now light is on and set it back light wont come off.
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Re: looking for 8v turbo cam.

Postby olson1990 on Feb Tue 28, 2012 5:14 pm

also maf is brand new and brand new exhaust system with high flow cat and dual down pipes
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