Originally Posted by bdd1469
I dont care how often you change rhe oil,vws jump time,all the time.The turbo charged beattle motors call for the belt to ve changed at 60,000 miles.I have seen several that broke before 50,000. It is easy to spend $1500 just repairing the 5 valve head.That doesnt include labor to pull and reinstall it,or any other damage the engine may have suffered.
Vws are exspensive to own unless new.
Totally different engine. But thanks for the read.
This one appears to have 2 chains, one upper and one lower. The bitcha about it is they are on the back of the engine. Looks like its time to call the junk yard.