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AUx belt replacement - 2.8

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by jpr1977, Aug 12, 2019.

  1. jpr1977

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    Had a advisory on the MOT that the aux belt could do with replacing.

    Whats it worth replacing at the same time in terms of water pump/tensioners etc and does anyone know of any UK suppliers of OEM quality kit that they have had good experiences with.

    Thanks in advance

    Jp
     
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  2. Jack Ratt

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    I changed my thermostat water pump, both tensioners and both belts and got everything from Euro Car Parts
     
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    andyglym Shiny Dust Caps Make Your Zed Go Faster.
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    What @Jack Ratt said. Makes sense whilst you're in there.
     
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    Or try ebay, Meyle parts are pretty good. In my experience, anyway.
     
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    Yep, change all seviceable parts whilst your at it, I did the rad as well
     
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    Viscous coupling is sounding a bit 'tank like' any preferred options for these manufacturer wise?

    Its only done 30k, but the consumables are looking a bit tired...
     
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