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Old 10 Feb 2011, 03:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Quality Timing Belt Brands

Hi folks,
Replacing the timing belt but want to source the belt myself.
Anyone know if the scoobyclinic one is good quality (Servicing Items for your Subaru Impreza) or of any other good quality belts?

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Old 10 Feb 2011, 03:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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anything from scoobyclinic is good quality mate you can not go wrong with them
sure tidgy will be along soon to back me up
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anything from scoobyclinic is good quality mate you can not go wrong with them
sure tidgy will be along soon to back me up
Cool, thanks!
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I'm sure he will. ...............
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Cosworth - Kevlar Timing Belts

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Old 13 Feb 2011, 09:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Did spot that alright. The words "Cosworth" and "Kevlar" in the same product..... Anyone have one? Are they worth paying a fair bit more for? The scoobyclinic ones are god value so prob go for one of those.
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Re: Quality Timing Belt Brands

I have my flame suit ready but any Cambelt you can buy for a impreza as long as its the right one for the car is the same, unless you spend 150 quid(a guess) on the kevlar ones,
Doesnt matter what name it has on it, has anyone heard of many belts snapping?
I always thought the tensioner was the vital part that failed.
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I have my flame suit ready but any Cambelt you can buy for a impreza as long as its the right one for the car is the same, unless you spend 150 quid(a guess) on the kevlar ones,
Doesnt matter what name it has on it, has anyone heard of many belts snapping?
I always thought the tensioner was the vital part that failed.

would agree on this. i always use blue print or dayco
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I have my flame suit ready but any Cambelt you can buy for a impreza as long as its the right one for the car is the same, unless you spend 150 quid(a guess) on the kevlar ones,
Doesnt matter what name it has on it, has anyone heard of many belts snapping?
I always thought the tensioner was the vital part that failed.
On that point, my car only has 40,000 km on it. It's 2004 though and hence timing belt to be changed. Given the low mileage though I was thinking the tensioner would be fine for the meantime if it was just checked to make sure it was ok. Thoughts?
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tbh why take the chance, how much is a engine and how much is the tensioner.
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tbh why take the chance, how much is a engine and how much is the tensioner.
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I use Gates belts never had an issue with them all timing belts Im sure would have to be tested in some way before been put on the market
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I've just ordered one set of these for my 03 wrx, 390(1000 turkish liras) including installation
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Thanks for the opinions guys.
Just purchased the belt and tensioner from ScoobyClinic.
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