Doesn't anyone make a 100K mile timing belt?
While using belts instead of chains has certain advantages, the major disadvantage of course is the fact that it needs to be replaced every 60K miles or so. Someone needs to develop a belt that last at least 100K miles or more. The cost of the belt isn't the problem, changing the belt is. I had an '84 Honda Accord that was a royal pain in the [non-permissible content removed] to change the belt on. A major project. I have a '93 Toyota Tercel now that will need a new belt in less than 10K miles. It looks to be much easier to work on, but still no walk in the park. And you have to pay a mechanic to do this, you're looking at at least $200. If they can make serpantine belts that last 100K, why can't they timing belts to last this long?
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