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Old 09-19-2009, 06:40 PM   #1
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Default BC 272's who has them

So I am looking at doing some of the BC 272 cams but would like to hear your input on them. I have done a search and nobody really seems to have any info on how the car drives afterwards and other mods that you have done. I am particularly interested in stock headed 205 motors.
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:35 AM   #2
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it should be pretty nice on a 205 with a high flow turbo that can take advantage of the lift.
I definitely felt some upper rpm band power gained on my friend's 257 hybrid with wrx heads and his SR56 turbo. Nice idle too. I hear they have the less lift the the Kelfords but a nicer price tag.
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:47 AM   #3
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i got them in my 07 sti..but mine is a built motor with built heads. so my power gain was completely different.. sorry no help from me
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Old 09-20-2009, 04:27 PM   #4
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I have them in my 05 WRX but mine is built motor/ heads, I really like them but I don't know what kind of gains YOU would be looking at. Sorry :-/
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Old 09-20-2009, 08:53 PM   #5
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they're better then stock but if you have the extra cash. get something better like gsc or kelford. i bought my keford 272s for 500 shipped used.
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Old 09-20-2009, 09:47 PM   #6
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What are your engine mods? If you have stock (or similar smallish turbo) and no headwork, then 272s are a waste IMO and less aggressive cams will be a better option.

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