[V8] Re: Slipped Timing Belt
kentmclean at mindspring.com
Wed Jan 14 19:31:12 EST 2004
Paul Caouette wrote:
> Took off the cam belt cover and found a frayed belt
> still on the pulley but with almost all the teeth stripped.
I guess I'm bubble bursting today. This was just discussed recently --
check the archives. To summarize,
there are probably bent valves, which means the heads have to
come off. If you are lucky, it's only a valve job on two heads;
worst case is some new pistons, too. Either way, you're
talking real money. As for a used engine, the '92 uses the
4.2L engine, which are not as plentiful at the 3.6L engines.
Kent, bearer of bad news
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy"
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