How to replace timing belts

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How to replace timing belts

Post by geo steinke » Thu May 13, 2010 7:11 am

How easy of a job is this?

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Re: How to replace timing belts

Post by Five » Thu May 13, 2010 8:28 am

Not too bad, if you're mechanically inclined. Google the procedure, I had it bookmarked but deleted it...sorry.
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Re: How to replace timing belts

Post by WingAdmin » Thu May 13, 2010 12:57 pm

I haven't got a "how to" on doing belts yet here, because when I did mine, I hadn't started writing them. Next time I do them, I certainly will. In the meantime, this is a good one for GL1100's:

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Re: How to replace timing belts

Post by thrasherg » Thu May 13, 2010 1:24 pm

The job is not difficult but the repercussions of getting it wrong are expensive!! It is not a job I would recomend for someone that is not reasonably competant with mechanics, not because it's difficult (it isn't) but equally it's not the best job to learn on as errors will be expensive to fix!! If you take your time and follow the manual anyone can do it, but that doesn't mean anyone should!! If you have worked on cars/motorbikes before, then go for it, if this will be your first mechanical job either give it to someone else or see if someone with mechanical experience will help you..


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