Timing Belts Archives - Counterman Magazine
What to Ask When Recommending Timing Belts

When we’re talking about the modern internal combustion engine, timing is everything.

Recommending Replacement Timing Belts

In the end, the belt or kit that you recommend should come down to trust and reputation.

BG Automotive Announces Expanded Product Offering

BGA releases new product references for the automotive aftermarket each month.

Unboxing A Timing-Belt Kit

Make sure to replace timing belts at recommended service intervals.

Belt-in-Oil Timing Systems

Belt-in-oil manufacturers claim that “wet belts” offer up to a 30% reduction in friction loss compared to chains or dry belts.

Belt in Oil
Timing Belts vs. Timing Chains

Timing belts are more common today, while timing chains were more popular during the reign of the V-8.

Timing Belts Timing Chains
Timing Belts vs. Timing Chains

Is one better than the other? Or is it a case of “six of one and a half-dozen of the other?”

Cloyes Increases VIO Coverage By 51 Million

Through new-product development, customer requests and building new kits with existing components, Cloyes added 131 part numbers to its product catalog in 2019.

Cloyes Celebrates 15 Years of Operation, No Lost-Time Incidents at Mexico Distribution Center

The facility, which also houses an R&D center, serves Cloyes customers in Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

WATCH: Timing-Belt Kits Include Everything Needed to Get the Job Done Right

Make sure you look through your parts catalog to see what’s included in some of these kits.