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Fe3 cams in F8-Dohc ?

I have a F8-Dohc.
Was wondering if putting some FE3 (FE5A) Cams in my F8-Dohc would be a straight swap, with no problems.

Would I get much performance gain?

Also if anyone noes other mods that can be done to these motors, let me no.

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Pretty sure that you will find that your F8-DOHC head will have the FE3 markings as well, as far as I know, they are the same head. FE3 is just what the head casting is, the 2 litre is called the FE-DOHC. I can't swear it, but I am pretty sure the replacement head I put on my capella 2.0 came from an 1.8 at pick-a-part. The cams would fit directly, what numbers on the current camshafts? The 1.8 tended to have smaller cam profiles to help with the low end torque.

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The piston reliefs may not accept the highr lift of the FE5A cams.

Nitrous is like a hot chick with a STD..... you know you wanna hit it, but you are afraid of the consequences.....

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