[s-cars] Timing Belt in 1.8 hour
quattro20v at telus.net
Sat Feb 14 16:17:47 EST 2004
Seems low, but if all that was included was the t-belt and nothing else,
I suppose it could be done in 2.5 hours.
Having said that, I'd be cautious of a shop that quotes this low. Are
they using the right tools? (crank lock, etc.) Are they torquing the
bolts to the right spec? I did it myself in 8 hours and that included
the s-belt, tensioner, crank seal and t-stat.
1997 Audi S6 - MTM Stage 1+
1990 Audi 90Q20V
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> Subject: [s-cars] Timing Belt in 1.8 hour
> Last week, Ive been a bit surprised to be quoted 2.5h for a
> timing belt. I didnt take an appointment as, the list wisdom
> saying 6-8h, I though this guy has no clue what an urS6 is.
> Today, the garage where I rent a lift showed me the Gates
> Timing Belt Book. Estimated time for a timing belt on a 2.2l
> 5cyl Turbo S6: 1.8h!?! So what should I expect to be quoted:
> around 2h or 6h?
> urS6 due for timing belt
> 90Q20V overdue for timing belt
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