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#1 dezwez

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

Hi timing belt time witch one would you go with out of these Dayco
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#2 artscot79

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:38 PM

I believe ford use gates i would personally only use gates fai i used on my vw and there tensioners were rubbish some would even shatter

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:43 PM

hi thanks for reply gates it is then are these good for 100000
mile or should i renew sooner

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 08:14 PM

Gates for me too

also i would never let a timing belt run for its full interval - there is no guarantee it will last

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 08:18 PM

thanks guys

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 04:06 PM

Always a good idea to change the idler pulley at the same time.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Idw buy the full kit the belts are good the tensioner always fails you should get the belt and tensioner as well as tensioner and cam bolts in the kit

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