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View Poll Results: When did you change your timing belt?
below 80,000 39 25.83%
80,000-85,000 12 7.95%
85,000-90,000 12 7.95%
90,000-95,000 11 7.28%
95,000-100,000 22 14.57%
100,000-120,000 37 24.50%
more than 120,000 18 11.92%
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Old 10-05-2010, 01:11 PM   #11
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95k on the engine I am pulling, < had original belt.
replacing with a lower used engine but am putting a new belt on to be safe.
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:55 PM   #12
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Did the Belt, idler/tensioner pulley and water pump at 87k
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:22 PM   #13
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mine is in the shop now but tousley sent me the wrong tensioner and idler so i have to wait till morning for new parts and im at 78k
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:39 PM   #14
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107k and haven't done the belt yet. Maybe before winter I'll get to it.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:19 PM   #15
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Changed mine at 75k. I've heard that lately the svtf's timing belts have been failing before they are due to be changed.
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Old 10-07-2010, 06:58 AM   #16
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I changed mine at 120k ... well because it failed on me.

Shame on me.

Luckily for me, it only jumped a couple of teeth and didn't damage the valves.

I do recommend changing it between 95K and 105K or before these times.

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Old 10-07-2010, 07:19 PM   #17
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97k cause it went and busted itself.
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Old 10-08-2010, 07:43 AM   #18
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I'm at 77k with original belt. Probably change next spring.
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Old 10-08-2010, 08:29 AM   #19
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i changed mine around 80k on my spi... with my tensioner and water pump. then it jumped a tooth and i either dropped a valve cracked a piston or snapped a rod...
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:53 PM   #20
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Hmmm. belts failing before 90k
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