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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:06 pm    Post subject:  Belt Recommendations? Reply with quote

Easy question today:

Sounds like it's time to replace the belt on my car. Should I just go with an OEM belt, or is there a better alternative at a reasonable (or better than OEM) price?

The car is essentially unmodified, power-wise.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:14 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I put a Dayco belt on the Monte Carlo a few months before I sold it. It worked great for the three months I still had the car, but that's all I can say about it.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:31 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

At our shop, we've replaced a lot of aftermarket ones in the past due to various reasons. I would just stick with an OEM belt and you shouldn't have to worry about it.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:45 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Dayco has been great to me, no issues.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:51 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Go to Canadian Tire and get the Prestone belt. 5yr warranty and probably around $40

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:07 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Thanks all!

I will call the dealer to check pricing, but if it's anything like I expect, I'll probably opt for the Prestone from Canadian Tire.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:09 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:12 pm    Post subject:  belt Reply with quote

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