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Old 09-12-2010, 01:46 AM   #1
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So what are people running? Fidanza? OBX? Maurha?

The OBX are the cheapest @ $150/set. Any experience with them? They are 5 bolt so I assume they won't slip. Will spending an extra $50 make a difference on an item like this?

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I had cheaper ebay ones, which they no longer sell anymore. I used them, then when i changed the engine i left them in my shed and my meth head neighbor stole them. When they were on, they worked well.
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what other valvetrain mods did you have CDM?

valve springs and high lift cams will put more draw on the gears than stock...
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Boundary Engineering set. Had to be machined slightly on the backside to fit. Adjusted and tuned on dyno a year ago, have not slipped at all.
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Do you have any aftermarket Camshaft on it?
what's the Cam gear for? beside adjusting Timing.
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Well mine will be to adjust timing once I tune for it, but first off it will be to set proper stock timing due to the block and head being shaved.
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Buy my FM cam gear. That **** slipped.
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Buy my FM cam gear. That **** slipped.
So did mine
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Anyone planning to by for their VVT? I only need one, want to split a set?
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Anyone planning to by for their VVT? I only need one, want to split a set?
Well buy my FM gear. Then you don't have to split a set.
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AEM Tru-Time. So far so good.



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I had the AEM gears on a civic back in the day.

They slipped if i looked at them wrong.
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Has anyone had experience with the Toda gears?

http://todaracing.com/en/product/cam/bp-2.html
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Anyone with slippage problems use loc-tight or vibra-tite?
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I gained 12 to 15hp with an intake gear with a minor(only noticeable on dyno) loss in tq.
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I've got a set made by mazda. Haven't slipped yet, fingers crossed!
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i got a set of fidanza ones, i havnt had them for very long but sofar they are great, i dont think ill have any problems, they look and feel VERY well built

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here is an adjusting tool i made, it makes adjusting them easy as heck
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I have a set of toda cam gears. had them for 7 years. they don't slip but the material starts to wear down on the gear where the timing belt teeth ride. to the guy who made 12 - 15 hp. what are your gears set to? just put my engine back together and set them back to zero. switched the head for a 99 and need a referance point to start tuning them.
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I was there for the tuning and thought it was about 8* retard - retarded in timing that is But he had only the intake gear.
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