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Old 01-21-2013, 11:46 PM
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The hydraulic tensioner kit looks like the ideal set-up, but I'm not sure about availability and cost in Australia. If replacing the idler pulley with a new original, would the consensus be to replace the (spring) tensioner at the same time (as well as the belt) ?
No just the Pully and maybe the belt if old,
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:17 AM
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pulley belts and the tensioner would be what i do. You're car will thank you for years to come
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:05 PM
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silly kiwis
mm possible that someone ordered the wrong part in the past and made it work. that would be the only M52 i have done that sort of job on. the M43 and M44 are the same setup
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