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Ideally NorthWest/WYorks-based where you had yours done? .....or really to get an idea on price anyway :)
 

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Cambelt £100
labour £95

had to have tensioner as well at £138
 

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I paid about the same as nick, except my tensioner was a bit more expensive :shrug:, plus I have all the other belts changed as well.
 

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I should add the garage I used is no longer in existance, but I now use Autotechnica, Buxton Subaru Centre and Adam does a Damn good job. Might be worth asking how much he charges.

Autotecnica‎
Unit 29, Harpur Hill Business Park, Buxton, Derbyshire SK179JL
01298 27391

or if you want something closer to Manchester try Prosport in Manchester. You can find the number yourself for them.
 

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"Autotecnica‎
Unit 29, Harpur Hill Business Park, Buxton, Derbyshire SK179JL
01298 27391"

Great excuse for a ride in the Peaks whilst Im waiting :biggrin:
 

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About the same price at Europa Subaru in Sheffield. Changed the aux belts myself.
 

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make sure they check and if neccessary replace the tensioner. My car had only done 46,000 when I replaced my cam belt and the tensioner was fooked. It had so little tension you could push it in with 1 finger.

The new one by contrast we had to put in a vice to wind back in after some idiot pulled the retaining pin out!
 

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My Forrester is a 1999 normaly aspirated SOHC 2 litre.

I paid £165 inc vat for the cam belt and cam belt kit (pulleys and tensioner) it took me about 5 hrs including coffee breaks - not too bad for a 61 rising 62 year old old fart:Banane08:.

Seriously the single cam engine is easy to do - especially if you are changing the tensioner.

Jon
 

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:icon_redface::icon_redface: I paid £465?? i think for a 5 year servce which included a new cam belt,oil and filter and a good coat of looking at!!!!:shrug:
 

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I "ONLY" paid 1420$ or something like that for cambelt plus tensioners plus 4 hours of labor :icon_eek:
Not living nearby tho
 

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did mine here in my garage..got raped by the dealer but took a total of 3 hours the last 30 minutes with 2 people to keep everything aligned and $300 for a belt and tensioner. EJ255.
 

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paid about £300 for parts (belt, tensioner, all pulleys and water pump) from Euro-parts

installed it myself..... not the easiest cambelt to do!
 
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