24th August 2005, 06:25 PM #1 700rpm (Idle)
TIMING BELTS ? CAMBELT ?
Hi.. I got some questions...
- please tell me what the difference is between a TIMING BELT and a CAMBELT ????
- which one do I need to replace at 100,000 kms for my civic ?
- I'm on at 140,000 kms.. am I in any danger of snapping the cambelt/timing belt ?
- A rough idea on how much it will cost me to get it replaced? Also, any suggestions to which mechanic in auckland to get this done cheap?
24th August 2005, 06:27 PM #2
24th August 2005, 06:57 PM #3 8,000rpm (B Series Redline!)
All depends on what car you have...
A rough idea on how much it will cost me to get it replaced? Also, any suggestions to which mechanic in auckland to get this done cheap?
I say get it done asap
24th August 2005, 09:55 PM #4 7,000rpm (Peak Power)
just to get technical.
The term timing belt can be used to describe the belt driving the cams, or a diesel injector pump on diesels that dont have belt driven cams.
The term cambelt obviously only refers to a belt driving cams!
Had to ad this.
25th August 2005, 09:03 AM #5 6,000rpm (Max Torque)
cambelt/timing belt same thing on your civic.
get it done, should have been done @ 100ks, but if there is no history of it being done, then get it done. It isn't that costly, better safe than sorry.
25th August 2005, 09:09 AM #6 4,000rpm (Taxi Drag)
i wish its cheaper for mine....$650
25th August 2005, 08:42 PM #7 6,000rpm (Max Torque)
It is if your in Chch.... oh well....
25th August 2005, 10:03 PM #8 6,000rpm (Max Torque)
why is it so expensive?
Originally Posted by EURO R
28th August 2005, 02:25 PM #9 7,000rpm (Peak Power)
balance shaft belt and auto tensioner!
Originally Posted by spooned
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