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Discussion in 'Technical Q&A' started by garysp7, May 22, 2004.

  1. garysp7

    garysp7 Formula Junior

    Mar 28, 2004
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    Gary
    Can anyone tell me what exactly constitutes a belt service for a 99 or 2000 belt service? Do they pull the motor like a mid engine car?
    What also does a belt service refresh and what does it all encompass?
    Can anyone scan and post the page from the manual for a belt refresh?
    How often to they recommend this?
    What is the average cost of this?
    Thanks
    Gary
     
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  3. Texas Forever

    Texas Forever Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Apr 28, 2003
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    Gary, search under Doody's post for this. It might be on the old board, but he had the most extensive listing of this I have ever seen. Prices range from $5K to $7K. It is not an engine out chore, but there ain't nuthin cheap on Ferraris. Hell, have you seen have much the dealers are charging for genuine Maranello air for tires! :)
     
  4. Diablo

    Diablo Formula Junior

    Yes $5-7 K is probably normal.
    Engine stays in and seals get changed, filters too.

    I would highly recommend the DEALER do the service, not to take anything away from the outside shops. But I have seen bad things with the 550 and 456 services(bent valves). The shop put it back together to find out that the #6 intake valves were bent after the service.

    Good Luck to you.
     

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