When you own a fast car or a high performance car then you are different from others. Your common and specific knowledge about car shall improve to match your car capability and capacity.
Your technical knowledge on vital car components and their support functions shall be parallel with your driving skill. Your technical knowledge appreciation with driving skill will create a better driving experience.
Timing Belt is among the vital component in a car. Timing Belt will connect crankshaft to camshaft. The power from piston linear movement will turn into rotational movement via Timing Belt.
Without Timing Belt, it will be impossible for the engine to operate as an engine itself. Therefore to select the best Timing Belt should be your top priority, for efficiency and safety.
The high performance Timing Belt has 3 things in common:
- It has better heat resistant
- It has improved strength against tooth slippage and elongation
- It is reinforced for high performance drive
Advance material were used to improve the quality and capability of the high performance Timing Belt. The same material that being utilize for international race circuits, WRC, prestige drag race etc.
The utilization of aramid fiber, tempered glass fiber, high saturated HNB-Rubber and reinforced glass core fiber (to name a few) had revolutionized the making of high performance Timing Belt for high performance cars.
Timing Belt may last from 60,000 miles to 105,000 miles (96,500 km to 169,000 km). Observe unusual clicking and ticking sound. That will be an early sign that your timing belt shall be changed.
Aftermarket Autoparts had reflected well to this demand. The production cover almost all high performance car brands in the market such as Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Toyota, Mazda and others (non Japanese).
Due to the longer replacement time for the Timing Belt, you may miss out or overlooked to check. Since the date for the replacement still a long way to go then you may forget how severe your Timing Belt had became.
It was a good practice to just write at Timing Belt cover due miles or km for replacement should your have tendency to forget. At least you may see the due miles or km every time you open the front bonnet/ hood.
There are few high performance Timing Belt for various car manufacturer as below:
- STI TIMING BELT FOR IMPREZA 4DOOR (GV) ST130284S000
- SKYLINE GT-R R32 R33 R34 RB26DETT NISMO TIMING BELT 13028-RSR45
- HONDA B18C B16B TYPE R GREDDY EXTREME TIMING BELT 13554503
- TOMEI TIMING BELT MITSUBISHI EVO 1-9 4G63 154003
- HKS Timing Belt for Nissan, Subaru, Toyota.
Worn out Timing Belt will be less effective. It crucial function that control pistons and valves can never be compromized. The movement of crankshaft, camshaft, pistons, valves are synchronized by Timing Belt.
It is wise and recommended for all car owners to give extra precautions on Timing Belt. Getting the best quality Timing Belt or even the high performance Timing Belt is worthwhile for speed enthusiasts.