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Re: turbo cam in N/A 5K

Anybody try this yet? I'm betting peak torque in a  NA
motor with a turbo cam is lower in the rpm range.

Data point: A Schrick 272 will add approx. 10-12 hp in a JT
motor with no other modifications.  Of course you give up
some torque on the bottom end.

>So, what does this say about the gain from putting a turbo
> camshaft into the KX/JT engine?  My guess is around 5hp
tops, at the expense
> of shifting the peak torque higher up in the rpm range. 
The engine will
> probably pull better above 5K rpms, as well, but how
useful is that,
> really?  For the track, probably, but for daily driving,
not very.