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Old 12-28-2010, 07:22 PM   #1
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SVT Timing Belt Mech Help Wanted; $$ paid

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I have had my 04 5dr SVT since sept, and liked it very much. However, since I am pretty sure the TB hasn't been replaced, the 2k miles I have put on it have been a bit tentative. I have plenty of experience with the basics of car repair/restoration, and R/R of major components, however with the 'song and dance' of the SVT's cams, I thought this job better completed with an experienced eye.

Basically I am looking for a fellow FF lister with first hand experience replacing the timing belt, etc. who lives near the Central Valley of CA to come on over and direct/caution/loan specific tools to help get the timing belt replaced. I can purchase the specific tools if they aren't available for loan, but I have much, save the cam lock pin/tools, and the external torx.

Compesation will come in many forms. Beverages during repair, time/tool loan/gas to arrive in cash. Maybe even a plate of cookies if they are still around.

Anyhoo, I would like to get this repair done, not pay the way too much price of the stealership, and start really enjoying this car!

Thanks in advance,

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Old 12-28-2010, 11:29 PM   #2
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i'm near sacramento and i have the timing kit needed to change it, i've already changed one when i had the zetec motor it, now i've got svt...norcalfocus01 lives in manteca and he did the change with me, now it's his motor...i'm sure any of us would help if your willing to drive some
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Old 12-28-2010, 11:55 PM   #3
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i'm doing mine soon, wish i was closer lol.
sounds fun-ish.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:06 PM   #4
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Too far for me. Of course I wouldn't want to do it anyway. There are lots of fellow FF members that live in CA. I would think there are several that live close to you that would be willing to do it for you.
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**Moved to the Nor Cal Area**

Since you are looking for help in your immediate area ... I brought you to the Northern CA group to see who can help you out.

One thing I say you need is the Timing Tool ...
Here from CFM (but you can get else where also) - > http://focus.c-f-m.com/freeshippinga...csvtst170.aspx

Hope someone in your area can help you out. Good luck.

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