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2.0 Timing Belt
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Hi Been given  a price of £210 inc full gates kit and water pump fitted by a good independent chap, or about £300 at the local garage sound OK ?

Thanks Mark.
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#2
Hi Mark £210 is a very good price £300 Fair price but make sure both of them use quality part's can't think of the name of the quality part's some one will come along and tell you soon .
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#3
Gates are V Good so good choice, recently bought a Gates " kit " for my 1.6Hdi for £78 so £210 is shockingly cheap ...
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#4
There are no bad quality kits on the market unless you buy a Chinese copy, which would be reasonably unlikely, unless using eBay etc.
All the known brands ie Gates , Dayco, continental , S.K.F, I.N.A are built to the same standard as the manufacturer.
Water pumps however are not , and I have had lots of motor factor type replacement ones that start to leak after a year or two.
£210 inc parts & vat is too cheap realistically. A decent kit & waterpump is going to cost about £90 + vat, the car will require some fresh coolant as well, + a new auxiliary belt really, so they are working very cheaply.
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#5
My local specialist charges £35 an hour and did me a timing belt, tensioner and waterpump for £210 all in. I think that was a fair price and I watched him do it.

Less than an hour!

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#6
An hour would be quick and well worth paying for instead of faffing around yourself for hours outside with the chance of it pissing rain 1/2 way through!

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It was the gent who bought your C5 Davie..

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