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Old June 17th, 2018, 04:47   #16
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And the newer ones?
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Old June 21st, 2018, 22:12   #17
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Problem with BEW cams? Where'd that come from? I think you mean BRM.


I think that the ALH is a great choice, however, the BEW is a great engine also and happens to be found on newer vehicles. BEW is modded excellently and significantly with a tune only.

As such, the fact that the BEW is found on a newer vehicle....
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Again - this becomes like a Chevy vs Ford.i never get less then 44 mpg on both of my BEW cars unless towing a trailer and that is having fun while driving.

Best year is always the last of what ever you are looking at. The later the alh the more upgrades it had stock. Find a good car in your price range and go with it. No year is a bad year either. Each has good and bad parts.

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Old June 22nd, 2018, 15:03   #19
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Well I have Both!
I have my 03 ALH 5 sp with 2 1/2" ss exhaust , Malone 2 tune, the 1045? injectors and the 17 turbo!
My wives 04 BEW Is an auto with a hole in the cases, stage 2 tune, and newer camb and lifters on a 90k bottom end.
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