Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Foresters' favorite town!!
Car Year: 98
Car Model: Forester...what else
Personally, the parts I purchased for the upcoming 105k on Silke's car would retail at ~$850.
I don't raise the bar on maintenance, I simply shatter the sky with the amount of maintenance I'm doing to ensure the longevity of the motor.
In addition to timing belt:
ALL hoses carrying fluid of ANY sort underneath the hood. This includes everything from the main upper/lower hoses to the oil cooler hoses, to the water to turbo hose, to heater hoses, from front to rear of the engine bay. I also replace the water pump and thermostat (no to thermo, just changed out at 90k).
All tensioner pulleys, idlers, and anything that touches the timing belt.
All seals. Oil pump to the block o-ring, cam/crank seals, water pump gasket (obvious) and all the front end things that can wind up leaking and being expensive to fix if we have to go in later.
The part numbers? I have at least 30 parts total on order.
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