About Us

038_bAuckland Camshafts Limited specialises in the repair and modification of camshafts, and has developed a reputation for excellence in workmanship and service. The core business is in servicing the automotive trade and in particular the engine reconditioning sector.

Auckland Camshafts Limited is a company formed in 2009 by Henry van Vugt. Henry’s background includes 15 years experience as an A-grade Automotive Machinist and another 15 years experience as a Technical Consultant for an international engine parts manufacturer and wholesaler. Henry is also a Mechanical Engineer and his extensive knowledge includes engine parts failure investigation and engine parts design to manufacturing. Henry is an associate member of the Institute of Automotive and Mechanical Engineers. Henry first started grinding cams back in 1985 and his passion for this has led to Auckland Camshafts Limited.

In July, 2009 Auckland Camshafts Limited purchased another camshaft grinding company called Camco Cams of Rotorua. This acquisition increased the already extensive master range for many engine applications.

In September, 2014 Auckland Camshafts Limited purchased the camshaft grinder and all masters of Kiwi Cams in Palmerston North.This acquisition has further increased the master range for many standard, commercial, industrial, agricultural and performance engine applications.

Auckland Camshafts limited operates three Repco camshaft grinders and one Samson camshaft grinder. The two main Repco grinders have been meticulously rebuilt to the highest standard to achieve the finishes required for all late model camshafts and complex grinding applications.

Other services supplied are Crankshaft grinding, Camdoctor® computer cam analysis, cam follower re-facing, valve spring testing, Flow bench testing (Superflow SF110) etc.

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