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Old 29th July 2013, 23:04   #1
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Thinking of getting a project going again.

I have a friend who has a GTI engine in a garage, he bought it "cammed" but before i go ahead and say yes id like to check the cams first? whats the easiest/best way to check?

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Old 29th July 2013, 23:08   #2
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Whip the cam covers off mate and check the part numbers on the cams. Best way to find out for sure and you know what cams if u have.
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As above ^

Sometimes you can see something on them if you look through the oil cap, but better to take the covers off completely to be honest.
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newmans and cat iirc have sport cam stamped on them, this is a pic of my old gti just about make out 'sportcam' this is on newmans

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Cat cams hace a big CAT stamp and etched nembers on the end of each shaft cam.
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Cat cams hace a big CAT stamp and etched numbers on the end of each shaft cam.
really was racking my mind thinking what my cat cams said! i stupidly listened to the internet and someone said they say sport cam as well
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