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    Hi all I have a 1.8 petrol vectra and timing belt is needing done badly. I have good mechanics skills but wanting to know is this an easy job to do. And can I tackle this myself. Cheers

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    What engine code

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    Z18de mate

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    Z18xe sorry miss spelt lol

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    Yes its a pretty easy job, there is a how2 for it. Only specialist tool you will need is a cam locking tool.
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    Are the tools expensive?

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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SAAB-VAUXH...#ht_2281wt_814

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-DRAPER...#ht_1497wt_754

    im sure the OP of the how2 used a fashioned piece of wood to lock the cams but thats a bit of a risk imo.
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    Cheers mate. Will look for the how 2 soon. Thank you

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