Camshaft Break-In Procedures
ALWAYS follow Camshaft Break-In Procedures!
STK Performance Valve Train Products (VTP’s) are manufactured from the finest Quality Materials available and have been Developed & Tested under severe Motorsport conditions.
To ensure that your STK Performance VTP performs to its optimum ensure that the following “Break-In” Procedures are strictly adhered to:
STK Camshafts & STK Heavy Duty Cam-followers ( VW ).
New cam-followers must be fitted with a new STK Camshaft (preferably STK Heavy Duty type #STK3).
Coat Camshaft & Cam followers with Cam Lube during fitment.
Do not run on idle during the first 20 minutes of operation.
Run at 2500 – 3000RPM . Do not run at high Rpm during this break-in period.
If any changes need to be made during this period switch off engine (Do Not Idle).
This break-in period will reduce the risk of Camshaft failure and prolong the life of your Camshaft.
STK Performance Hi-Rev Valve Springs
Ensure correct Spring Pressures, Spring Travel, Spring Height & Clearances.
On Initial Start-up limit between 1500 & 2000RPM until operating temperatures are achieved.
Shut-off engine and allow to cool to room temperature.
This break-in period will reduce the risk of Valve Spring failure and prolong the life of your Valve Springs.