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Old 12-10-2012, 08:18 PM   #21
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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
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:24 AM   #22
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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
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:40 AM   #23
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The timing belt write up is in our How-To section of the site.

CLICKY HERE FOR THE COMPLETE HOW-TO

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Old 12-11-2012, 01:57 PM   #24
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My car has 118k miles, should things such as wheel bearings be replaced along with the other things mentioned in this thread?
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If bearings aren't making any noises and the wheels don't wobble then they are probably fine.
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