2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

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2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by Sculliver » Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:57 am

Hi

My beloved Bongo has now been recovered from France, having broken down while travelling, and I suspect the Timing Belt is the culprit.

Any ideas on how much I could expect to sell this for?

The rest of the van is in good shape with no rust.

Located in Bournemouth.

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Re: 2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by Bongolia » Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:48 am

Is it not worth sticking a belt on it first?
You may want keep it then anyhow would be worth more as a runner.
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Re: 2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by Sculliver » Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:27 pm

Thanks for the reply Bongolia.

I’m reluctant to spend much more cash on it but am having a second and third opinion.

As the timing belt failed as I was driving through France, I expect that the damage is pretty bad and to get it running will be costly.

Any ideas from where I can buy a timing belt?
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Re: 2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by g8dhe » Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:44 pm

There a non-interference engine, but some one has measured it and its very fine but provided there are no dropped valves then you should be OK.
Replacement kit in the shop https://bongoland.co.uk/product/cam-bel ... ce-kit-v6/
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Re: 2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by Sculliver » Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:34 pm

Figured I’d provide an update; as open ended posts can be annoying.

Advice on here was good; had a new timing belt fitted by a bongo specialist and the Bongo is running well again with no other damage.

Looking forward to getting out in it again late next year
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Re: 2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by g8dhe » Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:20 pm

Excellent news and yes feedback is always appreciated as otherwise its difficult to pass on the info. with certainty!
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Re: 2000 Bongo V6 Petrol 2500cc AFT

Post by Bob » Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:25 pm

Splendid news, and (as Geoff says) a very valuable update. :D

Thankyou. 8)