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2001 Kia Sephia Timing Belt

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by reckedracing, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    anyone ever have any experience with these motors?
    we had a mid to late 90's daewoo that smoked the belt, bent a few valves, but was easily fixed with new valves, belt and head gasket

    now we've got a kia that popped the belt, haven't ripped the motor down, but i'm hoping perhaps it'll be a similar siuation
    i've seen many honda horror stories with valves being ground into the head and pistons but have never seen any broken valves in real life
    only bent valves

    any info?
     
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    klyph Dismember VIP

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    Someone parked a daewoo nubira at the end of my driveway, and it's been there for a month and a half. It's not quite on my property, but if you need parts, let me know :ph34r:
     
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    lol, it's 5 years old and it already blew a timing belt?! Now that's quality!
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    So a car is a pile of shit because a napa brand belt that Kia uses snapped? :huh:
     
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    hmmm, i would prob blame it on the 120-130K miles on the stock belt that did the motor in...
     
  6. NissanNiNjA2nd

    NissanNiNjA2nd Senior Member

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    I would go ahead and just blame it on it being a kia..... but I guess thats weird.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    You sound just like my brother.
     
  8. NissanNiNjA2nd

    NissanNiNjA2nd Senior Member

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    I used to own one.... thats why I said it...... gutless turd boxes.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    That's what it was built to be? A cheap ass turb box with little power.

    Wait... isn't that the point of Hondas and most Nissans too? ;)
     
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