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Old 08-06-2013, 09:12 AM   #1
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noob question - 2003 base

I've had this car for 3 months now and don't drive it too aggressively. This past weekend we took it on a road trip and I noticed that when I accelerated quickly I seemed to get an added boost in power once the revs got over 4500- 5000. Almost like the power you'd get from a turbo, albeit not quite. Is this a feature of the varicam system?

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Old 08-06-2013, 09:39 AM   #2
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The valve timing changes around 4K RPM to provide better high rpm power. Porsche calls this Variocam.
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:46 AM   #3
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I like to call that the sweet zone

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