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Old 04-07-2007, 09:34 AM
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just wondering if these so called "racing timing belts" are worth it. are they really significantly superior to a normal belt and what are the advantages.

what i'm getting at is, is it worth it invest in the timing belt???
 
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Old 04-07-2007, 12:41 PM
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Default RE: timing belt

they are just a tiny bit better/stronger, but in all honesty the stock belt has held its own time and time again
 
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:10 PM
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Depends on what all you have done to your car...If your just talking regual maintance on a semi-stock car then stick whit an OEM Honda belt. If your building and engine for a swap go ahead and spend the extra $50 and get a performance one.

Also if you like to set at a stop light and bouce the car off the rev limiter cause you like the sound of your exhaust get a performance belt. That is the worst thing on any timing belt to just set there and bounce the rpms off the rev limiter.....
 
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