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Re: Cam swap for '84 4KQ

>akowalsk@shrike.depaul.edu wrote:
>>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 .....

AND increased displacement.  (a whole tenth of a liter's worth!!... or is it
two tenths??)

Doesn't seem like just swapping in a different stock cam would really be

Ed Kellock
Lansing, IA
87 CGT 2.3