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Old 08-01-2016, 03:32 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I was hoping dreaming of ultimately chopping/reclining the roof, along the lines (pardon the pun) of this...

But it's soooo nice, I'm having a hard time with that idea.

Originally Posted by ST2008 View Post
Do you have the history of the timing belt ?
Good question!

And no, there's nothing in the pile of receipts about the belt. But after going through the pile of records, I discovered a multi-year gap. I suspect he would have done it, but it's not worth gambling on (even though it is non-interference).

So that's on the to-do list for sure.

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