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superflysr20
12-10-2009, 06:49 PM
Just broke my intake cam today...
:trogdor: (dunno why I put that there but thats bad ass!!)


Since now im in the market for new cams....I have a couple questions.

1. am I correct that no more than a 256 duration cam will fit on stock internals?

2. Can I just upgrade my intake cam to a 256 and still run the stock exhaust camshaft with a 240 duration and not destroy things?

3. Does anybody have oem or upgraded cams for a s13 sr20 redtop they want to sell or trade... i have pretty precious things!

jspaeth
12-10-2009, 07:35 PM
Just broke my intake cam today...
:trogdor: (dunno why I put that there but thats bad ass!!)


Since now im in the market for new cams....I have a couple questions.

1. am I correct that no more than a 256 duration cam will fit on stock internals?

2. Can I just upgrade my intake cam to a 256 and still run the stock exhaust camshaft with a 240 duration and not destroy things?

3. Does anybody have oem or upgraded cams for a s13 sr20 redtop they want to sell or trade... i have pretty precious things!

PM'ed you about cams.

singlecamslam
12-10-2009, 07:38 PM
if i'm not mistaken, you can run 272 with springs and retainers.

bl3ujay07
12-11-2009, 12:50 AM
i had 264 intake and stock exhaust cams and it was a B to start sometimes.

steve shadows
12-11-2009, 01:28 AM
Yes,

you don't want the stagger to be too big of a difference.

I got off the rule of no more than 12 MM difference max for decent start up and drive-ability.

Make sure you know the reasons behind why you're staggering in the first place. Most of the time there is no reason to do so. You are better off just using 264 intake and exhaust with conservative lift

superflysr20
12-11-2009, 11:11 AM
Yes,

you don't want the stagger to be too big of a difference.

I got off the rule of no more than 12 MM difference max for decent start up and drive-ability.

Make sure you know the reasons behind why you're staggering in the first place. Most of the time there is no reason to do so. You are better off just using 264 intake and exhaust with conservative lift

Thanks for all the advise guys... As far as staggering goes I really don't want to stagger at all. The only reason I am suggesting it is because I dont want to spend a lot of money on oem cams when I plan on upgrading both cams as soon as the bread is right..... Thats why I thought to myself well since the intake cam is broke, could I upgrade the intake cam only for now and safely drive it around untill the money for the exhaust cam came in?

brndck
12-11-2009, 01:19 PM
just curious, how did you "break" your cam?

superflysr20
12-11-2009, 01:45 PM
just curious, how did you "break" your cam?


Most would say that I dropped it..... I claim that the Ford gods forced it outta my hands cause they were mad at the Nissan gods for coming up with much better cars so the cam broke as a causality of the car god wars.... lol

brndck
12-11-2009, 02:02 PM
damn those ford gods.....

jspaeth
12-11-2009, 02:05 PM
Most would say that I dropped it..... I claim that the Ford gods forced it outta my hands cause they were mad at the Nissan gods for coming up with much better cars so the cam broke as a causality of the car god wars.... lol

hahaha i like this explanation...

and what actually happened? did it crack somewhere, or did you put a huge dent in one of the lobes?

Dream240
12-11-2009, 02:50 PM
Hey,

I have an extra set of stock cams if you want em. Not sure if they're S13 or S14 KADE cams though. They came off the engine I bought a while back. Unfortunately I don't really know how to differenciate the two sets. Since the engine came without a valve cover or manifolds, I'm lost.

Someone know?

Either way, PM me if you want them. 50 bucks shipped and they're yours.

jspaeth
12-11-2009, 02:54 PM
Hey,

I have an extra set of stock cams if you want em. Not sure if they're S13 or S14 KADE cams though. They came off the engine I bought a while back. Unfortunately I don't really know how to differenciate the two sets. Since the engine came without a valve cover or manifolds, I'm lost.

Someone know?

Either way, PM me if you want them. 50 bucks shipped and they're yours.

You are undercutting me jerk!!!!!!!!! hahah j/p


EDIT: nevermind.....he needs SR cams, and you were offering him KA cams.

Dream240
12-11-2009, 02:56 PM
You are undercutting me jerk!!!!!!!!! hahah j/p


EDIT: nevermind.....he needs SR cams, and you were offering him KA cams.

Oh whoops, nevermind! Didn't notice until I looked at his name.

Later.

jspaeth
12-11-2009, 02:59 PM
Oh whoops, nevermind! Didn't notice until I looked at his name.

Later.

haha and.........you peaced out like that lol

clark
12-11-2009, 03:00 PM
no dn't go stock this is a PERFECT excuse to upgrade.

steve shadows
12-11-2009, 03:04 PM
what are you guys all hollering about! haha

sacco sideways
12-11-2009, 03:05 PM
i have a stock redtop intake cam for 30 shipped. pm me if interested

bl3ujay07
12-11-2009, 03:07 PM
Well, i got an extra set of hks 264 intake cam im willing to let go, bc i had two intake cam. *remember steve. It has a some scratches on the side of the last lobe. Runs good, no effect. Will let it go for $100 shipped to you obo. LMK, i got my stock cams on right now, but need an hks 264 exhaust cam.

superflysr20
12-11-2009, 06:42 PM
Well, i got an extra set of hks 264 intake cam im willing to let go, bc i had two intake cam. *remember steve. It has a some scratches on the side of the last lobe. Runs good, no effect. Will let it go for $100 shipped to you obo. LMK, i got my stock cams on right now, but need an hks 264 exhaust cam.


Do you have both exhaust and intake, can I use these on stock internals, would this be ok with the stock exhaust cam, (i know someone above said its a bitch to start. Would an adjustable cam gear be able to compensate?

superflysr20
12-11-2009, 06:51 PM
hahaha i like this explanation...

and what actually happened? did it crack somewhere, or did you put a huge dent in one of the lobes?


Believe it or not it cracked straight in half.... I dont know about all that I mean yeah I dropped it but not far... i feel like it was weak somewhere.. but maybe im just trying to take the blame off myself:lfault: (whoever lisa is) god i love these smilies

om3ga
12-12-2009, 03:38 AM
What are the most aggressive cams you think you could run in a stock s13 sr head?

superflysr20
12-17-2009, 01:07 AM
What are the most aggressive cams you think you could run in a stock s13 sr head?


just put in stage 2 bc cams (264 intake & exhaust) and they seem to fit fine.. wil let you know once the motors in the car