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Old 09-11-2009, 01:26 AM   #1
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Just like the is stated. I am questioning whether to use the ITR valve springs with the Buddy Club cams. I have been told that it would be wiser to use the Buddy Club valve springs with their retainers. If anyone could share some of their .02 cents, it would be greatly appreciated.
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I'm Sure it would be better to use the Buddy Club Springs and Retainers... They will hold up to Higher Revs and for a longer period of time, not to say that the ITR components wont hold up but the Buddy Club components will be better suited for the Buddy Club Cams.
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You can use ITR springs, but the are right on the edge of being sufficient. If you are not REALLY tight on your budget, its much safer to get the right springs. Any of the good brands of valve springs will be fine for BC3 cams.

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Thanks i appreciate it. I also had one more question. Is anyone familiar with blox valve springs, and would anyone recommend them? I'm just curious on how well they are .
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ha im ponderting this same exact thing i was told the type r vavle train is ok as long as u dont exceed factory redline at most 8500 rpm anything over i was told to get diffrent springs and retainers which i think made since being that the lift on the bc3 cams are really the same as ctr cams yet honda equiped the itr with ctr cams and itr valvetrain with a redline of 8500 just curious my self a to what vavletrain is ok with these cams and also these cams drop off at 8000 rpms so why go over 8200 which is factory redline for most dohc vtec motors
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True, I don't plan on going over 8500. But I just want to see if anyone else here on HT have BC3+ and using ITR valvetrain.
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im running bc3+ cams with type r springs and retainer. i stopped making power at around 8350 rpm
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Really? How long have you been running this set up?
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blox is the same thing as skunk2 but cheaper in price. heard good things bout them.
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really? thats what i've been hearing about them. Maybe i'll look further into them. But has anyone else ran the BC3+ on ITR valvetrain?
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