OT: timing belts

From: Chad Fernandez <fernande_at_internet1.net>
Date: Sun Dec 26 12:59:59 2004

Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> Yes, I know some small Vauxhall/Opel engines don't run interference.

I don't think many GM engines do.

> Yeah, as I think I said in another post, the Essex V6 used in old Fords
> had fibre teeth. You can replace the gear set with an all-steel one but
> it's hellish noisy.

I've never noticed it being loud in my Buick, now that I have all steel.
  Actually, what I put in my Buick is that pressed powdered metal stuff.
  The loudest I've heard is an aftermarket gear drive. It whines like a
roots supercharger.

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA
Received on Sun Dec 26 2004 - 12:59:59 GMT

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