On or around Fri, 15 Jul 2005 16:16:23 +0000 (UTC), beamendsltd
<firstname.lastname@example.org> enlightened us thusly:
>In message <3jpt7rFr98qnU1@individual.net>
> "Paul" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > --
>> > There are three possibilities for the 300Tdi Discovery - Option Kit 1,
>> > Option Kit 2 and none required.
>> > Option Kit 1 comes with a nice pile of bits including a new timing case.
>> > Option Kit 2 comes without the timing case and a few less bits.
>> > STC4095K 300 Tdi Option Kit 1 £217.49 inc VAT
>> > STC4096K 300 Tdi Option Kit 2 £73.00 inc VAT
>> > If it has had a kit fitted, if it needed one, then there is no need
>> > to do it again! It needed one or the other, or none, they are not
>> > an upgrade path.
>> what i am wondering is if the previous owner had kit two fitted to save
>> money, the reason i say that is because the garage put on the receipt that
>> there is no warrantee on the cam belt because kit 1 was not fitted. the car
>> is a 1995 300 tdi. if it needed kit 1 would fitting kit two make no
>> difference at all? how can i find out what kit should be fitted?
>What is the last bit of the VIN number of the vehicle? Something
the best indication is the state of the belt, I reckon. Not all of them
wear, not all wear to the same extent, is my take on it from the various
comments. I'm fairly sure ours hasn't had any kit fitted, or if it has,
they didn't do the required paint marking, yet the belt (when I changed it
'cos I was changing the head) showed minimal wear in a fair mileage (about
24K ISTR) since we'd had it. The belt was changed not that long before we
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