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Old 15th April 2019, 21:40   #41
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That really sucks! I've done the timing belt on 2, 1.1 desires and so far so good. Hope they do a good job of rebuilding the engine!
Glad yours are okay. Yeah was crazy when they told me. My Dad, whos a mechanic, couldn't believe it. Childish error from a garage who does these things week in week out.

But yeah, new rebuild now, which is good.
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Old 15th April 2019, 21:44   #42
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I didn't lean on my engine properly for weeks after doing my timing belt, finally at the stage where it regularly hits 6k on the motorway slip roads. Currently got an annoying knock from the front end. The only moving part that isn't brand new is the inner track rods, think they're on my to do list now annoying! Let me know how the engine is when you get the car back!
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Old 15th April 2019, 21:46   #43
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I didn't lean on my engine properly for weeks after doing my timing belt, finally at the stage where it regularly hits 6k on the motorway slip roads. Currently got an annoying knock from the front end. The only moving part that isn't brand new is the inner track rods, think they're on my to do list now annoying! Let me know how the engine is when you get the car back!
Yeah these things are annoying. Hope it's fine and yeah will do.
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Finally got my Saxo VTR back this morning after it having an engine rebuild; new inlet valves, new exhaust valves, new cambelt, new gaskets, new oil, spark plugs, leads, flushed out and a full service! It only went in for a routine cambelt change last week and an unfortunate mistake happened where all previous 8 valves got bent (as cambelt slipped 3 notches), lol!!! These are the photos the garage sent me, with a cool photo of some art work done on the Saxo while work was being carried out. Brand new engine now! 😂😅😂



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