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Offline jmk2g40

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Newman cams
« on: May 12, 2010, 09:59:35 am »
bought one of these a while back to run on the old GT was great 264 profile to be a bit different good price quick service and good quality i think better quality than my piper 272 cam in my G oh and price was reasomable too.

Offline Yoof

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 11:08:25 am »
Not the quality of Schrick- but half the price too.

Be careful of swarf in the camshaft pulley tapping- I've had to clean one we recently bought for a customer before it's sent out.

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Offline liam

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2010, 05:09:22 pm »
i had a really bad experience with newman, the small hole on the cam where the dizzy pin fits in was`nt deep enough and turned my brand new £180 distributor into scrap, then it took me about two weeks of dealing with arsy members of staff to get my money back.
there is a well known saying and its, buy cheap buy twice, so be carefull, i bought a piper cam after that for an extra £50 and you could tell the difference in quality as soon as i opened the box.

Offline lance

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2010, 03:45:47 pm »
my newman cam snapped! load of shite so be carefull.

Offline sinister polo

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2010, 05:01:27 pm »
bollocks just got a turbo cam off them!

hasnt arrived yet, hopefully mine will be ok!

Offline dub-disaster

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2010, 11:27:19 pm »
Mines Newman aswell :s did it do any damage when it snapped lance ?

Offline polo classic

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2010, 01:49:13 pm »
my newman cam snapped! load of shite so be carefull.

They had problems with the blanks supplied to them a year or three ago, not heard of any problems since
« Last Edit: June 03, 2010, 02:51:32 pm by polo classic »

Offline dekerf1996

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Re: Newman cams
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2010, 01:31:39 pm »
Got a newman cam for my GT recently, and was not happy.

They hadn't machined it correctly and the distributor would not fit. Had to be sent back for some tweaking!!! They didn't seem too surprised or bothered.

They arranged a courier and there and back pretty quickly, but still meant was without my car for more time, and had to pay twice for fitting.

Was gonna use them for a turbo cam later in the year, but having my doubts about it.

On the plus side, its cheap and seems to work really well, has brought my GT to life.