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When do i replace the timing belts(Ferrari Recommended Miles or Years) and how much is it with labor by Ferrari(Please Estimate) on Ferrari 308 Ferrari 328 & Ferrari 348 PS Also which one is the absolute most realible and least cost to maintain for a person who drives 10,000 every year. THANK YOU!!!

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It is recommended to replace both the timing belt and the tensioner bearings every 30,000 miles for the models you listed. Other models like the 360 Modena are best replaced every 3 years. The cost (parts and labor) to replace the timing belt on both the Ferrari 308 and 328 will run about $3,000. The Ferrari 348 will cost a bit more at $4,000. No Ferrari is inexpensive to maintain. However, the 308 and 328 will be the least expensive for basic maintenance. Furthermore, if you plan to drive under 2,500 miles per year (or 5,000 miles - 2nd tier), you can insure the car as a collector's vehicle and pay a much, much lower insurance premium.

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