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What are adjustable cam sprockets? What do they do?

Adjustable cam sprockets
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What are adjustable cam sprockets? What do they do?

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With an adjustable cam sprocket, you can adjust the camshaft timing away from the mechanically set stock setting. Doing this you can fine tune the engine’s behavior to produce more power. You will again likely sacrifice gas mileage as well as idle quality. A competent tuner and a dyno are essential to reap the max benefits from this modification. Apparently, people are having problems with installation of these parts. Some people have broken the set bolts which results in tuning adjustments thrown off. Consult the manufacturer for proper installation and torque setting when installing these. From: Ed (mail@removed.com) “>Frank/G.Speed wrote: > As for broken studs, there has been two cases I know for Z.Speed gears. > But in both cases it’s simply overtightened. Umm, make that two more cases. Both were on 1.8l VTEC engines, and both weren’t overtightened. To make sure this won’t happen again, these two friends of mine are getting some grade-8 bolts to replace ’em. Other than the weak bol

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