[Vwdiesel] OK....Who drives around without a timing belt cover
cfgeiser at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 16:31:17 PST 2010
It's a risk, but a pretty low one. Not advisable, but in all likelihood
things will go fine...
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On Dec 22, 2010 6:25 PM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well I have to take a trip and am lacking in a replacement
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Will Taygan <william at taygan.com> wrote:
>> Uh, it's a bad idea, but I've been driving without a cover at all on the
>> diesel Westy for a couple years.. (and without the diaper pan too!)
>> Rumor has someone drove over a plastic shopping bag and it was swept up
>> into the timing belt causing bad things..
>> On the other had, the old metal timing belt over (open on ip side)
>> allowd a bolt to fall in and get trapped in the old-style 2-piece lower
>> cover. Just trimmed a little off the belt - still ran great for a
>> couple months (I know, I know, but I had to do the front seals too and
>> it was COLD out!)
>> Will in Alaska.
>> On Wed, 2010-12-22 at 17:00 -0700, Stephen Kraus wrote:
>> > I broke the plastic cover for the bottom, and I am rather hesitant to
>> > without it unless someone else does.
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