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Thanks for your input people I was a bit concerned about it having a cam belt but no one else really seams bothered by it.
Much appreciated
Emma

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Hi Bounty All Ford engines are good, and if looked after although not always the highest output and the quirtest, the parts are cheap and plentiful for years, i would avoid the ones that have a rubber cam belt as not easy to change and difficult to work out when they need changing which they need periodically and if not changed expensive work required when the break, as with any engine good quality oil changed regularly will make any engine mo reliable and last longer.John

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Change the cambelt from time to time and it'll be fine, as long as you can get at the front of the engine it's no big deal, on my last boat I had a pair of peugeot 1.9 diesels and could change both cambelts in less than an hour.
When you think cars usually say 70,000 miles intervals to a cambelt that's a lot of boating just don't have oily water sloshing around it (which you shouldn't have anyway).

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