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A Customer/friend of mine his V6 timing belt has snapped.

Did a compression test & 4 of the 6 cylinders have NO compression, cyl 4 & 5 are showing 150psi each.

Assuming the valves are bent, hopefully not too manu, could the 'big ends' be damaged also?

Would it be best to replace the 6 'big-ends' as well as any damaged valves?

Would the valve guides need replacing too along with the bent valves?
 
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I have read that the V6 big ends can 'survive' this, but the sake of replacing shells is it worth ignoring?

I would replace the guides too though

(disclaimer, I know nuffin ;) )
 

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Appreciate that Jon.
 

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SEARs thought you are an authorised trader, according to your avator thingy. 'A friend of mine' doesn't sound good from you :wow:
 

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A customer, who is a friend :)

just trying to get it sort as cheap as possible for the man.
 
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I reckon the shells are worth inspecting TBH & if you go that far with the block, you may as well change 'em

Pistons may have suffered too, who knows? :confused:
 

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Its gonna be expensive mate.. May be easier getting some second hand heads sent over from the UK.
 
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