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Audi S8 Timing Belt - Audi S8 Timing Belt Kit - Later AYS Engine
Audi S8 Timing Belt Kit - 2001-03 w/ 8 Cylinder 4.2L Engine w/ Late VIN Number - Gen II - Enhanced
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Product Update 04/24/2014: This kit is now a Gen II BLAU Timing Belt Replacement Kit. What does this mean? Read our official BLAUNews Product Update. Also see more detailed product images.

Blauparts goal is to make your Audi S8 timing belt repair job a success. Providing quality components for this crucial repair is our #1 priority. Our BLAU® INA Official O.E. Base Kit include components that are made by official OE manufacturers; the same manufacturer that made the timing belt and tensioners that were supplied on your vehicle on the assembly line! Take advantage of INA and BLAU's 25 years of GERMAN automotive excellence. Save hundreds of dollars over dealer prices and get the same official O.E. Quality. We care about our family of customers and this is reflected in the amount of added value put into every one of our timing belt kits.

ATTN: 2001 Audi S8 models have a Vin split and 2 different kit possibilities. It is the responsibility of 2001 S8 owners to determine that the last 6 digits of their Vin# is after 010501 and type 'Late Vin' in the field below. 'How To Decipher Your Audi Vin'

Gen II BLAU® Audi S8 Timing Belt Kit For 4.2L V8 Engines
    BLAU® INA Pre-assembled Base Kit Includes:
  • 1 INA Gates Timing Belt
  • 1 NTN Timing Belt Tensioner and Lever w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 NTN Timing Belt Hydraulic Tensioning Damper w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 INA Timing Belt Tensioner Eccentric Idler w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 2 INA Timing Belt Tensioner Idler w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 INA Timing Belt Service Interval Sticker
    Enhanced Additions:
  • 1 Graf Water Pump w/ Metal Impeller and Gasket
  • 1 Flennor / Gates Serpentine Belt
  • 1 Mahle Original Thermostat w/ O-Ring
  • 1 Viton Front Crank Seal
  • 2 Viton Camshaft Seals
  • 8 Allen Bolts for Lower Crankshaft Pulley
  • 1 Thread Locking Compound
  • 1 Anti-Seize Compound
  • Blauparts Detailed Step-by-Step 4.2L Timing Belt Instructions
    Numerous pages and images of detailed step-by-step guidelines, including front bumper removal.
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Type 'Late Vin' indicating that you've confirmed your Vin#.
Please ensure your vehicle is listed below.
Vehicle Applications:
S8 - Quattro w/ 4.2L 8 Cylinder 40 Valve Engine > Starting with Vin 010501
S8 - Quattro w/ 4.2L 8 Cylinder 40 Valve Engine
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Customers may also want to consider replacing the Serpentine Belt Tensioner Arm / Pulley when performing 4.2 Liter V8 Audi S8 timing belt service.

Why replace my cam chain tensioner gaskets during timing belt service? From our experience most cam chain tensioner gaskets begin leaking around 70,000-100,000 miles. Many people perform a timing belt service only to experience cam chain tensioner gasket leaks shortly after. During the cam chain tensioner gasket replacement nearly all of the timing belt disassembly and assembly procedures are needed in order the properly and effectively service and replace the cam chain tensioner gakets. Changing your cam chain tensioner gaskets during your timing belt service can save you several hours of shop labor cost.