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Old 11-06-2010, 12:02 AM   #105
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Originally Posted by Max_Power View Post
Yeah I know, just asking because in the original post the guy didn't mention the torque of the bolts, reading all the week of this and Ill be asking to the dealership to see how much they want for the job, and if they want more than 300 dlls, screw them Ill be doing this thing myself, the only problem will be the tools, but with the 300 I can easily buy the tools that I need and they stay there for any other service or repair that need to do, don't trust the mechanics around here, I bet no one here has done a timing belt for a SVTF or even know that they need a special tool for the job, don't know why I have that feeling, maybe I am wrong...
I think it all comes down to this simple question: do you value time over money? For me a timing belt job would be a long weekend deal, simply because I am less than confident when doing a new repair that I've never done myself before. If you feel the time/money works out, go for it.
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