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skunk2 Vs Crower

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by vpSPOONsol, Apr 29, 2004.

  1. vpSPOONsol

    vpSPOONsol Senior Member

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    im plannin to build my head with either all skunk2 or crower parts....crowers cheaper, but which one has more gains. this is a for a b16a2 btw...
     
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    NotUrAverage_Si Senior Member

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    I don't know about more gains but I've heard of a few stories of crowers cam shafts snapping in 2. My friend had some in his turbo b16 and he said one of the cams snapped into 2 pieces on him. I also read a post off of clubsi I think it was, where someone ordered a pair of crower camshafts and when they received them, one of the cams broke in 2 also. I don't know what caused my friends cams to snap or the one from the story I read on clubsi, but I can only assume it would take a lot of force to snap a camshaft.
     
  3. MikeBergy

    MikeBergy Blah blah blah....

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    It must have been a mfg snafu. Camshafts don't even take that much stress! A bit of torsion when the motor is accelerating, but they're mostly just along for the ride. I think Skunk2 stage2s have the best gains for an all motor application, and their off vtec lobes are near stock, so they will not affect emissions. I haven't heard too much about the crower vtec shafts, only the ls shafts. I would think someone like TODA or Jun would be a better comparison to the skunk2s.
     
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    hybrid89 thistownsucks...

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    I've seen 3 sets of snapped crower 404's in the last 2 months. worries me a little.
     
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    beerbongskickass Senior Member

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    i would never use crower products in my motor,lol...i want a japanese cam for my japanese motor
     
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    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    I have heard alot of bad shit about there VTEC cams, but in b18b's, I haven't heard any complaints.
     
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    MikeBergy Blah blah blah....

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    keep in mind, you get what you pay for.
     
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