Date: 10 Jul 2003 02:08:01 GMT
Subject: Re: 9000 CSE 2.3T Buying tips

Someone who looks an awful lot like SimonJ <> wrote: > Ba;ance shaft tensioner, chains etc stretch and wear badly by 100,000, so > make sure it is a reon engine, or budget to replace those also. Really? I can see maybe the old-style tensioner (pre-87 I think), but it's not unusual at all to have the chain last the lifetime of the car (300K miles and up isn't unusual). Where are people getting these self-destructing trannies and chains, and why aren't they asking about them here, I wonder?

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