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Old 07-13-2004, 03:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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has any one done any camshaft upgrades? i was thinking about adding a schrick performance cam to my 01 325ci. from what i've read on the web site i have visited, they add about 15hp in the mid to upper rpm range. was looking for any feed back on actual use from any one, thanks
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Old 07-14-2004, 04:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Schrick cams are ace! I don't have them but I know of several cars with them fitted (none are bmws) and they have a significant effect on the performance
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sorry to ask, but what does a performance cam shaft comprise of..what is that..and what does it do?
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Alters the timing of the intake and exhaust valves to allow a greater mixture of fuel/air to allow more power throughout the rev range.

Good conversions with air intake can produce upto 30bhp and 20lb/ft!
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