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redline380
02-12-2015, 03:06 PM
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/pts/4889231391.html

And he gave me these pictures. These are the only markings.




http://i696.photobucket.com/albums/vv328/redline380/temporary_zps2e9dbdb8.jpg
http://i696.photobucket.com/albums/vv328/redline380/temporary_zps26ec231d.jpg

redline380
02-12-2015, 03:23 PM
Found a little bit of help. Autotech maybe? http://forums.fourtitude.com/showthread.php?4525872-attention-AT270-cam-owners-(Identification)


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v692/salteatervw/my%20MKII/DSCN0371.jpg

Luis_Heineken
02-12-2015, 05:34 PM
try here

partsbase.org

Luis_Heineken
02-12-2015, 05:35 PM
http://www.partsbase.org

redline380
02-12-2015, 05:39 PM
They are not stock cams. All 1.8t stock cams are the same as far as I know.

Avant Nate
02-12-2015, 05:50 PM
If you look at IE cams, it looks like the same logo but not a clear shot:
http://www.ecstuning.com/ES2794022/?gclid=Cj0KEQiAu_GmBRDhtK-kzqKcuJwBEiQAJvB8n6PVsjV1KqPn1gLT10DltrtKnfCpefbUA wBcQN0-ZlcaAuDG8P8HAQ
IE cams look like they have id's printed on the end.

redline380
02-12-2015, 05:53 PM
If you look at IE cams, it looks like the same logo but not a clear shot:
http://www.ecstuning.com/ES2794022/?gclid=Cj0KEQiAu_GmBRDhtK-kzqKcuJwBEiQAJvB8n6PVsjV1KqPn1gLT10DltrtKnfCpefbUA wBcQN0-ZlcaAuDG8P8HAQ
IE cams look like they have id's printed on the end.

Yeah they aren't IE's. Seller said nothing on the end.

If you look at that Fortitude thread I posted along with the pic, that symbol is for Etsas, a company that makes cam blanks. So, they are aftermarket but I would still like to know the specs before I would buy them. I offered the seller $100 no questions asked but it was not accepted

S4NIK8
02-12-2015, 07:23 PM
Yeah they aren't IE's. Seller said nothing on the end.

If you look at that Fortitude thread I posted along with the pic, that symbol is for Etsas, a company that makes cam blanks. So, they are aftermarket but I would still like to know the specs before I would buy them. I offered the seller $100 no questions asked but it was not accepted

buy em, then ask me nicely and I will toss them on the cam doctor.

redline380
02-12-2015, 07:41 PM
buy em, then ask me nicely and I will toss them on the cam doctor.

I'm not paying $300 for unknown cams. I just can't do it. I'll give it this weekend and if they don't sell I'm guessing I can get them for $200.

S4NIK8
02-12-2015, 07:44 PM
I'm not paying $300 for unknown cams. I just can't do it. I'll give it this weekend and if they don't sell I'm guessing I can get them for $200.

no gamble, no win. pick up a cheap vernier caliper and snag a couple measurements off of them, I'll check a known stock cam I have laying around.

redline380
02-12-2015, 07:49 PM
no gamble, no win. pick up a cheap vernier caliper and snag a couple measurements off of them, I'll check a known stock cam I have laying around.

I have both a caliper (mitutoyo even!) and a set of stock cams. I'm leaving tomorrow morning for St. Cloud to shadow an attorney and do the valentines day thing. If they are around Sunday, I will probably snag them. Gotta go up to Forest Lake though. May have to stop at Running Aces lol

S4NIK8
02-12-2015, 07:51 PM
May have to stop at Running Aces lol

Never been, used to go to Mystic sometimes. Making trip #2 of the year to Vegas next week, throw some dice and check out the hookers; epic people watching to be had there.

redline380
02-12-2015, 07:53 PM
Never been, used to go to Mystic sometimes. Making trip #2 of the year to Vegas next week, throw some dice and check out the hookers; epic people watching to be had there.

Vegas is always a great time! Don't have too much fun though. If you haven't played dice before, head over to Turtle Lake. Went about 3 weeks ago. I was doing very bad on the craps table. Even had to borrow $10 at one point in time. And then it turned around. I even hit a $5 bet on snake eyes for 30:1. My buddy had $10 on the same bet. What a hell of a night

Guessing you played craps before if this is trip #2 though!

S4NIK8
02-12-2015, 07:57 PM
Vegas is always a great time! Don't have too much fun though. If you haven't played dice before, head over to Turtle Lake. Went about 3 weeks ago. I was doing very bad on the craps table. Even had to borrow $10 at one point in time. And then it turned around. I even hit a $5 bet on snake eyes for 30:1. My buddy had $10 on the same bet. What a hell of a night

Guessing you played craps before if this is trip #2 though!

Haha yeah, won't play anything else in a casino. Last trip to Vegas I ended up ahead somewhere around $700 including expenses (not that I have any delusions about winning money when I go), craps is a bunch of fun but sucks when the table is on a long roll and you end up leaving a bunch of money out there.

redline380
02-12-2015, 08:02 PM
Haha yeah, won't play anything else in a casino. Last trip to Vegas I ended up ahead somewhere around $700 including expenses (not that I have any delusions about winning money when I go), craps is a bunch of fun but sucks when the table is on a long roll and you end up leaving a bunch of money out there.

I never press my bets. I pocket that shit lol

A few weeks ago, my buddy was betting with $25 chips and probably had around 5-10 of them out there at a time. I heard "yo" and "two for the crew" so many times it started to get annoying. He was making some terrible bets and winning. One hell of a time. Guessing he was up $1500 in an a couple hours.

But I will give you a pm if I end up picking those cams up.

chris164935
02-12-2015, 10:33 PM
Autotech does not make an exhaust camshaft for the 1.8t. Honestly, I wouldn't even bother. You have no specs on them (and neither does the seller apparently). Is $100/$200 worth the risk of possibly getting improperly timed camshafts? You have no idea what max lift is, what lift at TDC is, duration, etc. Or you end up paying $100/$200 for stock camshafts? Has the seller actually ran them in a motor? They look untouched.

S4NIK8
02-13-2015, 07:12 AM
Autotech does not make an exhaust camshaft for the 1.8t. Honestly, I wouldn't even bother. You have no specs on them (and neither does the seller apparently). You have no idea what max lift is, what lift at TDC is, duration, etc. Or you end up paying $100/$200 for stock camshafts?

If he goes to look at them and can determine with a couple quick measurements that they are or are not stock I already told him I would toss them in the cam doctor and we will know exactly what they are.

chris164935
02-13-2015, 10:36 AM
Well, I guess keep us posted on the mysterious camshafts.

M-Hood
02-13-2015, 12:26 PM
Pretty bad when a seller can't even tell you what brand part they are trying to sell. I guess this is bound to happen with all the salvage yard pickers out there now.

redline380
02-13-2015, 05:23 PM
the seller is a shop. they took them out of a customers car because they wanted stock cams back. the cams were sitting around for a couple years they said and are just selling them now. I might grab measurement

M-Hood
02-14-2015, 09:49 AM
the seller is a shop. they took them out of a customers car because they wanted stock cams back. the cams were sitting around for a couple years they said and are just selling them now. I might grab measurement

Could also ask them to send you pictures of the gears on the back, that might help you figure out what brand they are.