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Old 16 Nov 2005, 03:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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timing belt

hi all ,
just being told may need timing belt
did a search and found about 450 all in ?

is that still the case ? and is there an easy tell tale sign i can go by wether i do
deff. need one ?

thanx in advance PHIL

p.s is there any difference between a wrx and a sti engine ?
( dont want to come across :? or anything )
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Old 16 Nov 2005, 05:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Take the timing belt cover off and look for damage to the belt teeth or cracks in the belt , but i wouldn't risk it don't take the chance get it done within the mileage time specified , a quick visual check on engine sti has red inlet manifold , wrx hasn't i think thats right :?
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Old 16 Nov 2005, 09:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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at 450 its must be a gold plated t/belt....................

although it can be done by simply removing the fans, we normally strip the radiator out and flush the coolant system at the same time (noone ever seems to bother so very worth while), strip the belt and check condirtion of the tensioner, pulleys, etc..........fit new belt and re-bleed coolant

takes around 3hrs or so and we charge 175inc. all in..................

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Old 16 Nov 2005, 09:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanx guys for respons,

found out earlier im getting the AWD 2.0t which engine will i have in it please

thanx again PHIL

my first impreza so some questions a bit DUUUUR
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