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Old 04-23-2012, 10:11 AM   #1
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I've been hearing conflicting things from people. Do civics.run with a timing belt or timing chain? Were they once one abd then were switched to thee other? If so, what year was the switch?
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Depends what engine. Most are belts but k series have chains and I believe j series also uses a chain
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civics here switched over to chains in 01. k series has a chain.
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Depends what model civic though my 01 ex has a belt an si would have a chain
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sorry, you're right. 06 is when everything went over to a chain. 01+ don't even exist in my own head. lol
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Default Re: Timing belt or chain

So nothing before 06 had a chain? Or only j & k series motors had them
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Correct only j & k series had them
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j series have belts.
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Oh then my bad I thought they were chain
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F20c and f22c also have chains. Not to be confused with the earlier f series.
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F and K series have chains

everything else is belt.
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