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Old 08-31-2010, 01:59 PM
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Ebay Timing belt kit

Thanks to all who offered advice on that grinding noise.

unfortunately there aren't really any shops local here that i would trust to do my timing service except for the Honda stealership. so to save some money im thinking about buying the parts kit online (ebay) to save some money. and fork out the labor.

anyone done this before? do the kits come with the right parts? any advice would be helpful. id like to order it today.
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Re: Ebay Timing belt kit

Not a fan of off brand timing belts. I only ever use Honda OEM and Gates
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Re: Ebay Timing belt kit

You can get the stuff on E-Bay, just make sure it's from a reputable seller. Search "Prelude timing belt" and you'll find at least 10 pages of listings lol. Try to stick with OEM (or Gates like was said before). You'll also need a water pump and balancer shaft belt, all of which you can find on there as well. Good luck!
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GReddy or Honda. No substitute when it comes to the t-belt.
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would you buy off brand cheap ebay condoms? i dont think so. your timing belt is wayyy more important than condoms. so what do you think? =]
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Re: Ebay Timing belt kit

Ya I def didn't mean for it to sound like I was buying "eBay brand", just simply buying the kit on eBay. I bought one yesterday with all OEM parts and a rep. seller. Needs to ship quick!!! I got a quote on parts from the local Honda dealer and parts alone was 457$. Instead I paid 257$ :)

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Yup. E-Bay is the ****. If you're smart you can buy just about anything there haha.
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ebay = fails quickly
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Not always.
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