Tuning Hgt cams

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Tuning Hgt cams

PedroHGT

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I have recently bought a punto hgt and im looking for more power im wondering if the punto 1.2 16v cams or alfa 1.8ts cams will make a difrence
 
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HgtBill

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1.8/2.0 Alfa TS cams add about 10bhp & some torque (use the correct cam locks for the timing though).
 
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PedroHGT

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So i need the alfa cam locks?
Are they just plug and play or do i need to mess with timings and what not?
 

HgtBill

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Yep, straight swap. You time it up as normal except you use the Alfa cam locks instead.
 

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You can bore it out for 2.0 pistons & fit the 2.0 crankshaft (you have to cut the bottom of the cylinders to clear the rods + trim the timing wheel to fit). It really isn't worth it though imo.

1.8/2.0 cams plus a Supersprint manifold gives about 150 Bhp, looking back that was about the best balance for reliability, the power level was just right for the chassis.
 
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PedroHGT

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Thanks! I might have a pretty big problem with my car as its misfiring like crazy, barely starts but it gives good spark :(
 
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