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Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

Ok soo i've searched around a bit and found this is a common problem, but i just can't find the fix.

I just installed Crower stage 1 cams in my H22, everything is pretty much stock minus a CAI. From the instant the car fully warms up the idle becomes crazy and the motor dies out, if the car is cold it'll idle just fine.

Now I know i need a valve adjustment still, but I've read that even that doesn't resolve the issue. After checking the timing with a gun, i can tell it is slightly miss firing too. I've also tried adjusting the idle screw with no success.

As of now just to get a stable idle I have the timing advanced slightly via the dizzy, and opened up the throttle plate slightly

Any one else have any ideas?
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

Maybe a tune
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

Are you positive you've got the cam timing correct?
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

yea it sounds like you might be a tooth off... you got to make sure those are perfect... they can also mess with your compression or even make you have none... you just got to watch it with those things...
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

yea every time mark is dead on, and it doesnt run lik its off by a tooth either, once car gets going it runs fairly normal.
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

the motor wouldn't even idle correctly if the t-belt was off by even 1 tooth. made that mistake before.
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

yea i know for sure its not a tooth off cause the car would run lik crap from the get go.
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Re: Stage 1 Cams idle issue.

i would think a tune, are u running a different ecu then stock? but besides the idle problem i would also go with a fuel pressure regulator at some point.
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