I have seen the mod used with other Honda engines. Can this be done for the 2011 Pilot??
Well pretty much EVERYTHING else in the class has chains...It's actually an easy DIY for anybody.
Find a 2010 or later Toyota 4-runner. Trade your Pilot for it. Cost of the trade won't be much more than modifying a Honda V6 to be something it's not, and reliability will be way better.
Otherwise, "no" is definitely the right answer.
It’s baked into the DNA of the Honda J-engine. There are a lot of really good features of the J engines. If you like the performance, economy, smoothness, and longevity of a Honda J V6, you will have to accept the timing belt. If you can’t stand a timing belt, you need to get a different ride. No engine design is perfect, but some are better than others. Honda J engines are pretty damn good.Ok, so it’s not possible. But I wish there was something more durable than a belt. Just saying.
Proven durability for 100k miles, unless your in a harsh climate or really working the engine hard. L.., change every 60k. I’ve installed this kit on multiple Hondas with V6 engines with no issues.
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Mitsuboshi Timing Belt
Aisin Water Pump
Koyo Tensioner Bearing
Koyo Idler Bearing
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