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diederik
11-17-2009, 04:27 PM
il like some revs with car but don't want it to be totaly undrivebel under 4000rpm .
i never go under 2000rpm.

any good options ?

i was thinking 288 schrik cam?good or not ? greetings or are there other options ? greetings
from a performance hunter ;) :D:angel:

diederik
11-19-2009, 08:03 AM
no replay's ?

strobelite
11-19-2009, 12:15 PM
what year/motor?

MeanM50
11-25-2009, 11:33 AM
Can't reply if we don't know what car you have....

I don't think a 1991 Opel Corsa will take a 288...

diederik
01-28-2010, 03:51 AM
i have a bmw 525i 1989 ow and i wil be using 98 octane as a reserva and 100+octane gason my car

injunmort
01-28-2010, 06:23 AM
i have a 1990 and it is a bit of a pig. i just did head gasket and was looking into doing the cam. i was going to use schrick 288. from what i have read that though this is the most efficient performance mod before you get into some really major work at the end of the day it is still an m20 motor and you dont really get much more out of them without major engineering work. i passed on the cam and spent the money on doing a major suspension overhaul with bilstein sports. i think it was money better spent as the car drives unbelievably now. if better performance is wanted i would suggest finding a good used 3.5l engine and swapping. fwiw.

MeanM50
01-28-2010, 08:17 AM
i have a bmw 525i 1989 ow and i wil be using 98 octane as a reserva and 100+octane gason my car

A 288 is a 'good' cam for the M20, but I fear you will feel as though you wasted your money. The M20 is a great motor, but it's never going to get you any HP. With every bolt on out there, the M20 max HP is pretty low. You will also not be needing 98-100 octane. The M50 cars are REQUIRED to run 92 minimum, but the M20 will run fine on 89 octane even with the cam. No extra HP is gained by using super high octane on a motor built to run 89.

i have a 1990 and it is a bit of a pig. i just did head gasket and was looking into doing the cam. i was going to use schrick 288. from what i have read that though this is the most efficient performance mod before you get into some really major work at the end of the day it is still an m20 motor and you dont really get much more out of them without major engineering work. i passed on the cam and spent the money on doing a major suspension overhaul with bilstein sports. i think it was money better spent as the car drives unbelievably now. if better performance is wanted i would suggest finding a good used 3.5l engine and swapping. fwiw.

That was wise. Diederik, take this advice. Spend the money on fixing suspension and maintainance. Money MUCH better spent.