timming belt


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firmworm77
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timming belt

Postby firmworm77 » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:27 pm



wanted to know if timming belt on 1980 GL1100 needs to be changed evey 30,000 miles as I have heard?===also how much to have it done at a dealer shop?



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HALBUDD
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Re: timming belt

Postby HALBUDD » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:55 pm

If you look in the how-to articles at the top of forum will find a how to do your timing belts,not to hard to do. If you dont know when they were last changed then its a good idea to change them. I could not say what a shop would charge or if you can find a good one that will work on a bike of that age.Oh and you can buy the belts from NAPA for a lot less then from mother Honda. Good Luck Hal
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Re: timming belt

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:03 pm

50,000 miles is reasonable as long as the bike has not sat for long periods of time. If the bike has sat for any length of time (i.e. a year or more) without being run, the belts should really be changed.


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