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Hello and Gutted!!!

Hi, only joined a few days ago, and was really going to get into the ***** thing, but having lent my spider to my brother for the weekend (is was my daily driver), get a call yesterday to tell me that it won't start.
Battery springs to mind, so off i go with jump leads in hand, for him to tell me that he drove it to his mates, then when he went to come home it turned over but made a 'odd' noise.
Anyway to cut a long story short its the cam belts that have snapped and took the engine with it!!!
So instead of me asking 'how to' questions i am going to offer it up for spares - if you need anything let me know!!

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Hello and welcome to AO Russ

Sorry to hear about your Spider
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Hello and Welcome !!

Sorry to hear about the Spider
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Hi Russ welcome to AO and good luck on the Spider
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that's tough luck with the spider. Welcome to the site though
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At idle or just turning over the engine you can sometimes get away with a bent valve or two.I had a LANCIA 2.0 LITRE HPE that snapped a camshaft belt in 1984 on the Kings Rd in London at idle and did minimal damage(bent one valve) so don't give up hope yet.
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Hello and welcome to AO

Bad news, hope you get it fixed soon
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Hi Russ & welcome to AO ,do hope you manage to get her fixed up rather than scrapping her
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