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Old 12-06-2018, 08:01 PM   #1
shemoves
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2005 STi

Default Safe to rebuild an engine that had timing belt failure?

I have an engine from an 05 STI that had a timing belt failure. It still runs, it just sounds a bit like a truck. So I'm guessing it has at least a bent valve. Could any level of longevity be expected out of it if it were rebuilt into a naturally aspirated or small turbo engine around 200-215 chp?

The block had about 135k miles on it at failure (belt had 40k). PS belt broke and ended up between the timing belt and a cam sprocket.
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