Help: Looking for IBM timing belt replacement.

From: Chad Fernandez <>
Date: Fri Dec 24 21:00:59 2004

Your talking about interference vs. non-interference engine designs.
I've owned two cars with belts, thankfully neither broke. I'm also
thankful that both were of the non-interference design. If the belts
had let loose, my pistons would not have smashed my valves.

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA

Joe R. wrote:

> The '68 chevy didn't use a timing belt, it used a timing chain. Just
> like all the REAL American cars! Personally I wish they all still did. I
> hate these stupid rubber timing belts! All they're good for is generating
> revenue for the delaers when they slip or break and you end having to buy
> half of a new engine or a new car.
> Joe
Received on Fri Dec 24 2004 - 21:00:59 GMT

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