Dayco Introducing Two New High Performance Belts at PRI
The Dayco 8mm blower belt features a high strength Teflon coated teeth for cogged drive pulleys and a carbon cord construction for extreme durability and performance on the street or track.
50 Years of Performance Timing Sets
Timing sets aren’t the most glamorous or trick item in a racing or street engine, but it is a very necessary piece. If your timing isn’t right, the list of engine damage can get lengthy.
Just in Time – Addressing Timing Component Replacement and Upgrades
The timing components that drive a camshaft affect valve timing, ignition timing (if the engine has a cam-driven distributor), compression, engine performance and fuel economy. Because of this, the timing components must be in good condition with minimal wear and slop, and they must be durable enough to maintain accurate timing for the service life
Replacing Timing Belts on VW and Audi 4.2L 8-cylinder Engines
Many timing belts have different change intervals even in the same car line. The change intervals can be different not only because of engine size, but also due to model year. The following are helpful tips for timing belt replacement on the VW and Audi 4.2L 8-cylinder engines. Many timing belts have different change intervals
ContiTech Says Timing Belts Drive Modern European Engine Designs
Timing belts on the advance: European automakers are increasingly turning to timing belts again instead of chains to drive timing gear. Timing belts on the advance: European automakers are increasingly turning to timing belts again instead of chains to drive timing gear. “In terms of improving fuel efficiency and cutting CO2 emissions from internal combustion
Rebuilding Liberty: Timing Belt Service on Jeep Liberty Engines
The 2.4 L I4 PowerTech is a Neon engine variant based on the Chrysler engine that was designed originally for the Dodge and Plymouth Neon compact car. The naturally aspirated 2.4L 4-cylinder PowerTech engine provided 150 hp (110 kW) and 165 lb.-ft. (224 Nm). In 2002, the Jeep Liberty was the first Jeep to use the two
Correct Tensioner Spring Installation on 2001-’05 Honda Civic 1.7L Engines
Engine builders must install the spring by facing the hook away from the timing belt. When installing a timming belt kit on a 2001-’05 Honda Civic 1.7L engine, it’s crucial that the tensioner spring be installed correctly onto the tensioner. [inpost_gallery post_id=4966 group=”1″] If it’s improperly installed, the open end of the spring hook can catch on
Toyota V8 UZ Engine Timing Belt Issues
When I first started researching this article, I called and stopped by several shops that do work on Toyota vehicles. I asked if any of them had any V8 models coming in for timing belts so I could get some pictures of the process. Either a blank stare, or a question like: “What Toyota V8?”