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Old 12-20-2016
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Cloyes timing belt kit

Has anyone used this product? Good quality or not?

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Old 01-24-2017
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No Comments? Okay I bought it and installed it. Says made in Korea, belt was marked made in Mexico so the tensioner must be made in Korea. Everything fit well, now hoping it lasts the specified time. Sure is nice to have youtube videos of this installation, no surprises with disassembly/reassembly along with some of the detailed writeups on the forms. Armed with all this info the process went quite well and actually was pretty easy. Impact took the crankshaft nut loose and a 2 jaw pull made removal of the harmonic balancer a piece of cake. Judging by all comments of what trouble these can be I guess I was lucky, I was dreading this part. The only real problem was tensioner, loading the spring. I did notice in some of the video's some had trouble removing the slack in the belt. Before removal of the old belt I always mark the old belt, a tooth and the corresponding notch in the sprocket on all the sprocket pulleys. I then lay the old belt on top of the new, line up the teeth and transfer the marks to the new belt. On installation I get it on right the first time. I have actually used this method without ever lining up the timing marks before disassembly/reassembly on several occasions, never a problem.

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Old 01-28-2017
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I used the same kit, Only time will tell how good they are. At least if it does snap the valves don't hit the piston.
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