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1980 ferrari 308 gtsi timing belt and tensioner replacement

I have a 308 ferrari.. they say to replace the timing belt and tensioners every 30,000 miles. If i do not put that many miles in a 7 year period do i need to replace the timing belt? only put 2,500 miles in the last 7 years

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You have a high touge engine so the recomendations are generally for cars that are driven weekly at least. I would change these within ten years apart for they do age from heat

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