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Old 05-22-2009, 08:50 PM   #1
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hi im looking to get a set of camshafts for my miata and what i want to know is will the 1.6l cams work in the 1.8l head if i cut the cas off the cam. there going into a 99 miata the does not use the cas.
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No. The bore spacing of the 1.8 engine was made longer than that of the 1.6 in order to accommodate the larger diameter pistons. As a result, the crank and cam, as well as the intake and exhaust manifolds, heads, etc., are non-interchangeable between them.
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