[V8] Timing Belt job

Ron Wainwright ron_01056 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 3 09:08:36 PDT 2008

I thought my ears were ringing ;-)
 I can do the belt for you no problem. Take me a day.
 Shoot me your phone # & we can discuss everything.


--- On Thu, 7/3/08, J123fs at aol.com <J123fs at aol.com> wrote:

> From: J123fs at aol.com <J123fs at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [V8] Timing Belt job
> To: v8 at audifans.com
> Date: Thursday, July 3, 2008, 10:02 AM
> Hi Gents,
> Looking for some collective wisdom here regarding  doing my
> TB on my  91:  3 
> Questions.
> 1. Should I do the belt myself? (time involved for a
> experianced  mechanic??) 
> 2. Best place in NE Mass. to have it done. - Let me qualify
> this, as I'm  not 
> going to go to the local stealership  (IRA) north of
> Boston, or the one  
> other close Audi/Porsche specialist who I have had bad
> dealings with.
>    Another lister said I should contact Ron W.....you 
> interested?
> 3. Most recent costs for TB job? No front seals, just WP as
> they where done  
> last time at quite an expense.
> The car needs it timing belt done in about 10K (which means
> by the end  of 
> the summer if I'm doing it)and I'm pondering doing
> it myself. BUT -  I have no 
> issues doing it other than the time aspect as I'm
> finishing a  massive house 
> rehab along with my road race car sitting unloved with  my
> hillclimb/AX car 
> doing the same....not to mention the two kids I like to
> play  with and well, my 
> wife.....I think you get the picture - Zero time -
> So, I'm not sure if I want to waste a weekend (my best
> estimate) doing it  
> rather than just forking over the cash. Ultimately the
> money isn't the issue  
> (though it factors), I just want it done right, on time,
> and at the estimated  
> cost. The last two belt changes failed on all fronts I just
> mentioned. So, I  
> want to do it myself in order to get it done right, but I
> also really need the  
> house done and my labor applied there more than the $$ to
> do the car. Hence 
> my  dilemma. 
> Opinions welcome.
> Happy Forth !!!
> Jack in Mass.
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