Cam swaps

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Cam swaps

Post by Brenjacques » Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:42 am

Hi all

I'm having a bit of work done on the scirocco and whilst it's in the garage I've been considering swapping the cam. Just thought I'd ask for some thoughts on this before I part with any money.

The car is unmodified, 1.8 8v EX with weber carb. I've read various things online, some people using GTI cams or fast road cams. I use the car daily commuting so I don't want something that's going to make it a pig to drive, I'm not expecting to gain heaps of power either but if it gives it just a little more pep then I'd be happy with that.

Anyone have any advice to share on this? Is it even worth doing without carrying out other mods or will I just be waiting time and money?

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Re: Cam swaps

Post by MRMENDER » Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:02 am

I believe fitting an injection cam gives you about 10 HP more never actually tried it but that's what ive been told