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I don't think I'd go that Gazella option. I've heard of a few people waiting a while for their stuff in the past. I'm sure that is not the case now. Also, 300 degree cams are too much for the road. I think you'll find the engine's flexibility will be destroyed by this. The ones you posted are a race cam. For road use about 275 should be about the maximum duration for a multi valve engine. I would suggest these ones max road which should mean you won't have to increase the rev limiter above 7500rpm to see the benefits. They will still move the torque curve about 1000rpm north of where it is now though. Alternatively, speak to EB Spares for sound advice. Finish with some induction mods, perhaps exhaust, and a remap.

BTW, I say that from a point of view from having some experience in tuning and changing camshafts for sport items.
 

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Have you talked to Adie at AH Motorsports about this at all? I know he does custom modified cams ...
 

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I don't think I'd go that Gazella option. I've heard of a few people waiting a while for their stuff in the past. I'm sure that is not the case now. Also, 300 degree cams are too much for the road. I think you'll find the engine's flexibility will be destroyed by this. The ones you posted are a race cam. For road use about 275 should be about the maximum duration for a multi valve engine. I would suggest these ones max road which should mean you won't have to increase the rev limiter above 7500rpm to see the benefits. They will still move the torque curve about 1000rpm north of where it is now though. Alternatively, speak to EB Spares for sound advice. Finish with some induction mods, perhaps exhaust, and a remap.

BTW, I say that from a point of view from having some experience in tuning and changing camshafts for sport items.
Will give them a call. Would I be right thinking the cams would have to be done before the re-map if I went down this route?
What are these GTA 3.2 inlet cams that peopel have put in. Sounds cheaper.
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It should be cheaper because you'll only need 2. Best fit the cams before a remap. You'll need to speak to a tuner though, because you'll need a custom map to stop the mixture going weak at the top end. One of the tuners may have a map off the shelf as it were, to save you the expense of a session on the rolling road.
 

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Have you talked to Adie at AH Motorsports about this at all? I know he does custom modified cams ...
What he said, from what it says on the website Adie will take your old ones for reprofiling and install new ones that have already been done for around half the price of an off the shelf set like the Colombo & Bariani's
 

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Ok. Have spoken to CelticTunning and I'm going to go for the GTA Cams along with the Intake runners and base plate.
They did mention something about a company who does something called "Blueprinting" ? Though it sounded ££££££!
Now off to find out what the grand total is for the GTA cam etc.
PLACE BET NOW!:lol:
 

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Ok. Have spoken to CelticTunning and I'm going to go for the GTA Cams along with the Intake runners and base plate.
They did mention something about a company who does something called "Blueprinting" ? Though it sounded ££££££!
Now off to find out what the grand total is for the GTA cam etc.
PLACE BET NOW!:lol:
Can't believe they told you to use the GTA intake runners and base plate, seen as they're exactly the same as the ones you have now.. :tut:

If you had a 2.5 V6 to begin with that'd be fair enough, as the 2.5 ones are narrower. But a 3.0 V6 has the same intake runners as a GTA.
 

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Can't believe they told you to use the GTA intake runners and base plate, seen as they're exactly the same as the ones you have now.. :tut:

If you had a 2.5 V6 to begin with that'd be fair enough, as the 2.5 ones are narrower. But a 3.0 V6 has the same intake runners as a GTA.
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Cowboys!!!

Ok. Just the GTA Cams then!
 

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More numptys!
Me " I would like a price on a set of GTA Cams"
Alfa " What is your vin number?"
Me "Zar blah blah blah"
Alfa " Whats the vin number of the GTA?"
ME :confused: How do I know....I don't own one!!!
Alfa " I need a GTA vin number or I can't help!
Me...........Well thanks for F'ck all ! :mad:
 

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Both! Just need to get a price for fitting. Autodelta wanted 1202quid all in but they say they have a very special set up when they do it!!!
Right!!!!!
Anyone else had this done? Ideas on the price I should be looking at just for the fitting?
 

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Fitting involves the cambelts coming off etc.. Just take it to any Alfa specialist who had GTA cam locks, as it needs to be set-up as if it were a GTA engine.
 

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Fitting involves the cambelts coming off etc.. Just take it to any Alfa specialist who had GTA cam locks, as it needs to be set-up as if it were a GTA engine.

As I've said before, have a chat with Adie, he really knows what he's doing in this area ... you just have to look at is 400bhp NA 156 GTA!!!
 

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As I've said before, have a chat with Adie, he really knows what he's doing in this area ... you just have to look at is 400bhp NA 156 GTA!!!
If he picked up the phone I would be spending my money with him right now..........but seeing I have been trying for 2 day, my local Alfa will do. (GB Ongaros)
 
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