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Old 09-19-2014, 08:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought a y7 cam gear and I was looking for an a6 cam for my 1.5 but now im reading the auto and manual camshafts are different. I have an auto. Would an si camshaft work in my auto? I know si was only manual. Would it run ok? Any info on this? Thanks for the hell!
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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they are not different.

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Old 09-19-2014, 10:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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motors arent manual or autos.

transmissions are.

asnwer above ^
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First gen JDM B16's are the only motor that I know of that had different cams for auto and manual cars.
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oh ok, that's actually what I read about but I wasn't entirely sure. Just didn't want to buy something that wouldn't work. thanks!!!
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It is a legit question. Other manufactures will use a less aggressive cam on the auto versions of the car.
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Some manufacturers use less aggressive cams on autos. I know it is the case for the d17. My original d17a2 which came manual has a slightly more aggressive cam than the originally auto jdm d17a i swapped in
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A legit question indeed, that I answer "Why cam an automatic?"...I mean, if you care (at all) about hp, then you would care how much of it you're losing through the constantly slipping auto trans, right? I say big boy upgrade to a 5 speed before all other "mods".

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A legit question indeed, that I answer "Why cam an automatic?"...I mean, if you care (at all) about hp, then you would care how much of it you're losing through the constantly slipping auto trans, right? I say big boy upgrade to a 5 speed before all other "mods".

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I second ^ that asshole's opinion lol
5 speed conversion then mods
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A6 cam and Z6 intake on a D15B7 automatic does not make a happy combo.
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