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12-11-2012 03:11 PM
sleepyboy If bearings aren't making any noises and the wheels don't wobble then they are probably fine.
12-11-2012 01:57 PM
nate4027 My car has 118k miles, should things such as wheel bearings be replaced along with the other things mentioned in this thread?
12-11-2012 07:40 AM
tukaniSVT The timing belt write up is in our How-To section of the site.

CLICKY HERE FOR THE COMPLETE HOW-TO

Ray
12-11-2012 12:24 AM
TheRealDeeej I mean I know it's possible to do in a drive way, I just don't want to risk messing anything up. My experience of working on cars includes changing oil, spark plugs, and wiring subwoofers
12-10-2012 08:18 PM
ChrisRobin
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Originally Posted by TheRealDeeej View Post
No I wasn't pulling back. Just turned it and that's it. Looks like I'm just an idiot?
Hahaha awesome!

As for the timing belt... I had mine done by a mechanic just because it's my DD and I needed the car running asap. If you have time to spare and are mechanically inclined, you could do it yourself. There's a few write ups somewhere
12-10-2012 07:46 PM
tukaniSVT Yes, most of the DIY peeps who have done their Timing Belts, have done it without a hoist. Sure it's more access to the parts, but I wouldn't say it's easier.

As SleepyBoy posted, it can be done in your drive way on stands.

Ray
12-10-2012 07:01 PM
sleepyboy
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Their very detail orientated and got to have the timing bar and the bolt that holds the crank and nice if you have a hoist also would recomend a water pump as well since it will be torn apart


lol at a hoist. I've done it over half a dozen times, all were in driveways
12-10-2012 03:21 PM
fastguy82 Timing belt, water pump, tune up. Upgrades for the value as many have said, K&N filter..no need for a CAI. Tom's tune will make you love shifting through every gear, worth every penny!
12-09-2012 11:44 PM
blue04svt Their very detail orientated and got to have the timing bar and the bolt that holds the crank and nice if you have a hoist also would recomend a water pump as well since it will be torn apart
12-09-2012 11:37 PM
TheRealDeeej I'm gonna take it to my mechanic to get the timing belt changed. A little too risky to do myself:)
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