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 Post subject: RPD Stage 1
Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:23 pm 
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Im about to buy a RPD Stage 1 Cam for my EF GLi.

I got a 2.5Inch catback, so with the RPD1 how much better will the car go.

Will it give me more tourque, power, economy???

Quick answers please guys.

They would be worth getting for $130?

How much is 1 shim from ford?!

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:28 pm 
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lol u buying voxaces one?

shims are s**t cheap from ford

 

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 Post subject: Re: RPD Stage 1
Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 4:10 pm 
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Im about to buy a RPD Stage 1 Cam for my EF GLi.

I got a 2.5Inch catback, so with the RPD1 how much better will the car go.

Will it give me more tourque, power, economy???

Quick answers please guys.

They would be worth getting for $130?

How much is 1 shim from ford?!


thats a bargain. surprised no one has bought it yet

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 4:21 pm 
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read the RPD forum, its got all the cam specs :roll:

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:48 pm 
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a shim is about $3.50

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:27 pm 
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3.50? i got ripped off with mine.... C*** gave me the rong ones an charged me about 10 bucks each

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:30 pm 
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yeah i got ripped off with my shims too! packet of 12 for 50 buks me finks
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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:53 pm 
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maybe 4 bucks each, cant remember.

mine cost me around 50 for 12.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:33 pm 
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I dont understand....like its a bit of metal that....arrrghghhhghg.

Ohh well. I got the cam. Goes in when i get the front end. :).

There are no pic's in the cam guide anymore.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:45 pm 
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its not just a bit of metal, they have special Grooves in them to let oil through
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Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:54 pm 
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Yeah you put the side that comes out of the shim towards the rocker gear and the side with the indentations towards the lifter right?

 

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