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xs power valvesprings?

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by 94_gs-r, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. 94_gs-r

    94_gs-r can you say 260 whp N/A??

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    are there dual valve springs and retainers any good?a friend is givin me a deal on them he also gave me a pair of stage 2 cams... i cant find any info on them i dont care much for the cams but will the dual springs and retainers work for a high lift camshaft like the pro2?
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    ive heard nothing but bad about xs power
     
  3. 94_gs-r

    94_gs-r can you say 260 whp N/A??

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    ok ill have that checked by my machinest, how to i tell if there to much
     
  4. boostin4fun

    boostin4fun Boosted ls/vtec ohh yeah!

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    I would avoid that junk. Why buy cheap shit thats going to bite you in the ass in the long run??
     
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    flextour New Member

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    what have u heard and where did u get this info?
     
  6. Turbo&Auto

    Turbo&Auto Nick Go FAST!!

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    xs power = ss autochrome, also known as shit! Seriously, dont put those in your engine!!!
     
  7. flextour

    flextour New Member

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    my friend want to experiment with them.... are they better that stock GSR cams... where can he read up on them?
     
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    Turbo&Auto Nick Go FAST!!

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    Do a google on ss autoshit, see how many horror stories there are.
     
  9. flextour

    flextour New Member

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    aint seein anything regarding the CAMS.....
     
  10. Turbo&Auto

    Turbo&Auto Nick Go FAST!!

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    Then good luck to you......

    Just a thought though, if they make EVERYTHING else like shit, what makes you think this part will be ok?
     
  11. flextour

    flextour New Member

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    point taken boss..... nuff respect!!!
     
  12. Turbo&Auto

    Turbo&Auto Nick Go FAST!!

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    How much more are some reputable company's cams or valve springs? Is it worth paying less now, then installation, then they die! Then you have to replace them anyway and who knows what kinda damage can occur.

    I understand the want to get the parts quick and be going faster, been there plenty, I'm speaking from first hand experience ;)
     
  13. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    I bet they work great for the first few thousand miles. And then they go to hell. Just a guess, though.

    Alot of us have been lured in by cheap parts, me included. But most of us have learned our lesson. Its certainly cheaper to buy good parts from a reputable company than it is to buy cheap parts that break and/or dont perform, then replace them later with good parts. Especially on something like valve springs. One of those fails, it'll smash a valve, and its entirely possible for a smashed valve to break off, smash your cylinder head, break your piston, and tear up your cylinder wall, and can even cause main bearing/crank damage. If I were you, I'd get the right parts the first time. You can still bargain shop, but look at reputable companies, like spoon, mugen, skunk 2, Crower, crane, even edelbrock..

    Just my 2c.
     
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    flextour New Member

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    he is using itr valve springs and ret....

    is there any1 who knos wat can happen after "a couple thousands miles" wats the worst case senario that can happen to the cam?
     
  15. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Worst case would be a complete engine failure on a busy 5 lane highway. When you break down some fucktard ricer slams into the back of your car, sending you careening back into trafic, side swiping a van full of daycare children, which then cuts directly underneath a semi, decapatating them all and jacknifing the semi, causing him to careen across 5 lanes smashing car after car, then falling over and skidding on its side. Whereby dumping its load of high pressure cylinders, one of which pops and flies up into the air, smacking an airliner direcly in the fuel tank, causing it burst into flames and crash into a stadium full of spectators, this happening, of course, on superbowl sunday.
     
  16. 99sidude

    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    christ... im riding my 10 speed to work from now on
     
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