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Old 04-27-04, 04:50 PM   #1
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How hard is it to change a timing belt myself? Anyone have a DIY?
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Old 04-27-04, 10:21 PM   #2
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The only DIY I know of on this is on Lextreme's site: http://www.lextreme.com/timing.htm

It's for a 2nd gen LS but there is a link to the first gen repair manual instructions. Using both of these you should have enough info to DIY .

On a scale of 1-10 I would say that doing a timing belt change is either an 8 or a 9. I would consider a 10 to be a complete engine rebuild.
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It looks intimidating at first, but once you're at it, it's not that difficult. Removing the crackshaft pulley is probably the hardest part if you don't have the tools, but having a 625lbs/in air gun will help immensely. OEM timing belt has pre-marked pulley indexes which make timing alignment a snap.
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