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Old 02-08-2015, 21:45
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Originally Posted by Sandy Eggo View Post
I have a good friend who owns an independent shop and works on BMW, Audi, and MBZ.

Why wouldn't I use him to do something like a belt-change on the Spyker? Is there something so unique about the procedure that he'll be hopelessly lost?

Also, why is a belt change so expensive? On my Ferraris, it was because the entire engine had to be dropped out of the car to allow access to the belts (~40 hours of labor involved in the belt service). Is that the case with the Spyker?
You should. Just not your standard Audi tech. Every procedure is unique, but we have a lot of the shop manual when you need it.

The engine needs to come out for the belt change. The rear clamshell needs to be taken off.
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