<VV> Belt loose but tensioner is all the way?
matidwell323 at att.net
matidwell323 at att.net
Mon Jun 27 10:06:30 EDT 2016
Hey ignacio it's mike Clark's belts stretch a lot use the otto belt doesn't stretch like the Clark's belt
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------ Original message------From: Ignacio Valdes via VirtualVairs Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 8:44 AMTo: BBRT;Virtual Vairs;Cc: Subject:Re: Belt loose but tensioner is all the way?
You bet, the belt broke on the way back from work yesterday. Fortunately Ihad a replacement and it worked fine, no tension problems. Both wereClark's belts I wonder why the first one had so much slack... -- IVOn Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 6:46 PM, BBRT wrote:> Well, what happened? I missed it if you told the list.>>> Thks>>> Chuck S>>>> *From:* BBRT [mailto:chsadek at comcast.net]> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:10 PM> *To:* 'Ignacio Valdes'> *Subject:* RE: Belt loose but tensioner is all the way?>>>> The alternator conversion should make it exactly like a late model. Does> the alternator fit onto a late model alternator mount (the one on top of> rear engine housing)? Looking for something different that makes a belt the> wrong length.. Do you have a late model style harmonic balancer? If not, is> the pulley on the crankshaft the same diameter? I am trying to jog you to> see if anything is different. A Clarks belt is what I use for everything;> street and racing.>> Could you have th
e wrong belt..? Happens if mfg. makes a wrong part.> Some parts houses have a belt measurer…a sliding affair that you put belt> on and pull apart. It will tell you the length and you can compare with> other belts of a specified length to see if you have a odd ball belt that> is the wrong length-a manufacturing fault.>> BTW, you want the belt idler pulley to be mid-range with a correct> belt..gives you room as it stretches with use and age.>> Matt gave you the correct belt to ask for. That has the length.>>>> Let me and us know what you find…>>>>>> *From:* ivaldes1 at gmail.com [mailto:ivaldes1 at gmail.com ]> *On Behalf Of *Ignacio Valdes> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:25 PM> *To:* BBRT> *Subject:* Re: Belt loose but tensioner is all the way?>>>> It is the right belt from clark's but it has the alternator conversion.> How do I know how short or long of a new one to get?>>>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 4:19 PM, BBRT wrote:>> I meant too long..loose..>>> -----Original Message----->
From: BBRT [mailto:chsadek at comcast.net]> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:05 PM> To: 'Ignacio Valdes'> Subject: RE: Belt loose but tensioner is all the way?>> The belt is too short or the wrong cross section, assuming stock components> such as alternator pulley, harmonic balancer and of course, fan pulley and> idler pulley.>> Chuck S>> -----Original Message-----> From: VirtualVairs [mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of> Ignacio Valdes via VirtualVairs> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 4:59 PM> To: Virtual Vairs> Subject: Belt loose but tensioner is all the way?>> Hi, my 64 Monza coupe belt tensioner is set to as tight as it can go but> the belt is still loose. What should I do?> _______________________________________________> This message was sent by the VirtualVairs mailing list, all copyrights are> the property> of the writer, please attribute properly. For help,> mailto:vv-help at corvair.org> This list sponsored by the Corvair Society of America,> http://www.cor
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