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Re: Cam swap for '84 4KQ
>>My '84 4KQ has the 115hp engine (as anyone who is responding to this
>>message knows). I would like to investigate the possiblity of swapping
>>the camshaft from a later model 5-cyl into this engine to boost the power
>>to the 130 hp. level. The car has hydraulic lifters (based on the normal
>>slight click/then silence routine).
>Are the cams different? I thought the 130 hp engine got its extra power
>from higher compression with use of a knock sensor.
>Could be wrong .....
>'86 4000CS Quattro
Actually, the air intake manifold is the difference that increases the
horsepower. Breathe better, run faster!