best timing belt kit?

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My Name: Stanleysteamer

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Model: C3 Pluriel - with or without roof
Year: 2004 (54)
Engine Size: 1.6 (16v)
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 50000
Trim Level: NA
Gearbox: SensoDrive
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: TU5 16-valve (110 PS)
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Hi, as it says in the subject line, I am about to buy a timing belt kit.
Obviously they come at a range of prices, does anyone have any recommendations as to which make would be the best, and why, please?

I will be getting a discount from Eurocarparts so am looking at them, they stock SKF, Dayco and INA.
Thanking you in advance.
Stan.
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My Name: Ozvtr

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (53)
Engine Size: 1.4 (8v)
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 80000
Trim Level: Other
Gearbox: Automatic PRND
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD
Engine name: TU3 (75 PS)
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Dayco is a well known brand. It's the minimum quality I would recommend I.E. don't go any 'cheaper' than Dayco.

I personally would recommend Gates. Gates makes OEM belts.
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Model: C3 Pluriel - with or without roof
Year: 2004 (54)
Engine Size: 1.6 (16v)
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 50000
Trim Level: NA
Gearbox: SensoDrive
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: TU5 16-valve (110 PS)
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Thanks mate.
Gates do get good recommendations for all sorts of vehicles, e.g. Land Rovers, of which I have three and spend a lot of time on one of their forums.
Might have to see where I can get one from, discount or no discount.
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