IE Ultimate Cam Gear Kit for 058 1.8T Engines




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When installing an Integrated Engineering billet cam gear on your race engine, an ARP cam gear bolt and an EKagrip friction disk are recommended to keep the timing components in place under high load/high RPM use. With the added stress of larger cams and stiffer valve springs, the factory interface can become weakened and fail under high RPM use. We offer this full cam gear kit to make the installation process simple, with all of the needed parts included. Purchase together and save!

Kit Includes
Integrated Engineering Cam Gear - 1
Integrated Engineering / ARP Cam Gear Bolt -1
Integrated Engineering / EKagrip Cam Gear Friction Disc -1

Integrated Engineering Camshaft Gears
Our cam gears allow you to adjust your power band by advancing or retarding your cam timing without actually changing your cam. This adjustment allows you to dial in whatever cams you have to the setup you are running for peak power. Each cam gear is precision CNC machined from solid 6061 aluminum, and features a real one piece male keyway for an exact OE fit. The cam gear outer rings are machined to OE specifications for a perfect mesh with your timing belt and then hard anodized for wear. The threads are roll form tapped to create the toughest threads available, and then stuffed with high quality stainless ARP bolts to lock it all together. Finally, a flawless layer of bright dip anodizing is interrupted only by the crisp laser etching which ensures you can always know exactly where your cams are positioned.

Integrated Engineering / ARP Cam Gear Bolt
The timing setup on the 1.8T engines has always been a concern for high HP and high RPM use. With upgraded valvetrain and higher RPM, there is much more stress on the cam pulley keyway. This added stress can result in catastrophic engine damage, which can lead to bent valves or even destroyed pistons and cylinder heads. With much testing and development, we have worked with ARP to offer an aerospace grade cam pulley bolt, which allows for a larger clamping force on the cam pulley. This added clamping force will ensure that the joint does not slip, shearing the keyway on the pulley. Using this bolt along with our exclusive ARP crank bolt will offer a much stronger timing setup than OEM. Features: Increases clamping force on cam pulley by 10% Reusable Made in U.S.A to tight tolerances Extremely consistent clamping load Threads rolled after heat treating Fits all 1.8T engines This is an Integrated Engineering exclusive part, made by ARP!


Integrated Engineering / EKagrip Cam Gear Friction Disc
Originally designed for about 100 horsepower, the factory cam gear to cam interface on the VW/Audi engines struggle when subjected to serious power. Larger camshafts and stiffer valve springs will add more stress on this area. Even with an ARP cam gear bolt, this interface can become taxed and allow the cam gear to slip around under high torque, and come loose. This leads to wear between the surfaces, and shortly thereafter complete failure of the bolts and joint. This ruins the cam gear and camshaft, and can even damage the surrounding components. In order to fight this we had EKagrip make some of their patented nickel and diamond coated friction shims. These shims increase the friction between the two components by up to 3 times what is seen with regular aluminum on steel contact. This greatly increases the load which can be carried. The shims are .008" thick, and do not cause any alignment problems with the cam/cam gear. An absolute must for any engine making 450+ ft-lb with increased stress on this interface from larger camshafts and stiffer valve springs Increases friction by up to 300% Fits 8V/16V/20V VW/Audi cam gears A must for high HP engines



  • Adjust your power band
  • Hard anodize outer ring for the ultimate in wear resistance
  • Stainless ARP Hardware locks it securely
  • Sharp laser etching for exact cam positioning
  • Fully CNC machined in USA
  • Adjustment Range +/- 10 Deg
  • Fits 058 1.8T's.
  • Kit Includes IE/ARP cam gear bolt
  • Kit includes IE/EKagrip cam gear friction shim

About Integrated Engineering: Merging decades of experience with hundreds of hours of prototyping, engineering, dyno testing and daily usage evaluation has output exhaust systems that are the ultimate compliment to your performance car. IE products are proudly engineered, designed, and manufactured in-house, in Salt Lake City USA.

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