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Old 04-18-2012, 06:15 PM   #21
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This may be a really stupid question, but here it goes anyways. When I install my new cams, will it change the noise of the engine at all, or the exhuast tone?
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:06 PM   #22
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Do you think it will be a lot louder with them? My car is already obnoxiously loud with the Race Header, I am hoping it will not be unbearable lol
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The cams will add a different tone= you have the valves hanging open longer w/ some overlap.

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Do you think it will be a lot louder with them? My car is already obnoxiously loud with the Race Header, I am hoping it will not be unbearable lol
The cams will have a slight different tone. A header w/ what mufflers? I had a Borla system to begin w/= resonator & muffler. When I ordered my Fwerk's header, I also added a stealth to the order too & that helps a lot. There are a few Magna flow mufflers that fit behind the flex & yes 6'' diameter mufflers fit, which is the diameter of the stealth. It'll sound great don't sweat it, I'd be adding a desent muffler or mufflers like Magna-flow.
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I have the Fswerks Header and Stealth Exhaust

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The cams will have a slight different tone. A header w/ what mufflers? I had a Borla system to begin w/= resonator & muffler. When I ordered my Fwerk's header, I also added a stealth to the order too & that helps a lot. There are a few Magna flow mufflers that fit behind the flex & yes 6'' diameter mufflers fit, which is the diameter of the stealth. It'll sound great don't sweat it, I'd be adding a desent muffler or mufflers like Magna-flow.
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The cams will have a slight different tone. A header w/ what mufflers? I had a Borla system to begin w/= resonator & muffler. When I ordered my Fwerk's header, I also added a stealth to the order too & that helps a lot. There are a few Magna flow mufflers that fit behind the flex & yes 6'' diameter mufflers fit, which is the diameter of the stealth. It'll sound great don't sweat it, I'd be adding a desent muffler or mufflers like Magna-flow.
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I would like to get a video up, however I am having a really hard time finding someone to install the cams. Every shop I called refuses to install them, also I need to get it done on the weekend, which is another inconvience. I have only found one shop that was willing and they wanted $400 for the install, and I am refusing to go to a dealer since they would want a retarded amount for the install. Right now I am just trying to find a weekend mechanic who will install it at his house or somthing.
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I would like to get a video up, however I am having a really hard time finding someone to install the cams. Every shop I called refuses to install them, also I need to get it done on the weekend, which is another inconvience. I have only found one shop that was willing and they wanted $400 for the install, and I am refusing to go to a dealer since they would want a retarded amount for the install. Right now I am just trying to find a weekend mechanic who will install it at his house or somthing.
where in canada are you located?
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Ok, I finally found someone today to install the cams at a decent price next weekend. However his concern is that when he opens the engine up to install them, dealing with the chain may be a pain. He said if he has to deal with the tension in the chain then it will turn into a 6-8 hour job rather than a 2-3 hours job. Does anyone know if it the engine cover comes off without realising the chain tension?
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Thats great that Massive is pulling this off for the '08+ people! I'd go for the stage 1's. You will find you need cam bar that fits the back of the cams when you have the motor atdc & w/ that the #1 cam lobes should be pointing towards each other. The back of the cam slots are off set, so w/ that cam bar laying across the back of the head & into the cam slots it only fits one way & w/ the pass tire off. Use a timing peg= to keep the crank from spinning clockwise & then you you rolling the exhaust cam backwards w/ a wrench in the flats of the cam & shove a 3/16 drill bit thru the timing cover after removing a plug to keep the guide tensoiner from retracting. & then use 2 wrenches to bust the cam sprocket bolts lose. I used two tye wraps around the exhaust sprocket to the chain & undid the exhaust sprocket bolt & the intake one comes out when you pull the intake cam out. Install the intake sprocket on the new intake cam. I marked the cam caps on one side to keep them in order. The exhaust cam in next & put the sprocket on & tighten up the bolt's w/ the preveis two wrenches & put the timing bar in the back of the cams to make sure the cams are in time. For me its easier to do that to explain. Its fairley simple, just need to make sure the cams & crank are in time w/ one another. You'll enjoy the midrange grunt. I installed my crane cams last monday.
dude we need some vids no idle vids hate them!!!! 0-60 25-70 lets see some pull vids man i cant find any i am going to get cams this summer if the stage 1s pull hard unuf ill go with them but i might take the plunge with the stage 2s GET SOME VIDS IM DIEING TO SEE
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