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Re: V-4 "fan" belt for a converted cooling system
Posted by Brian H. [Email] (more from Brian H.) on Sun, 9 Apr 2017 15:47:27

In Reply to: V-4 "fan" belt for a converted cooling system, serge [Profile/Gallery] , Fri, 7 Apr 2017 09:36:22
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Hey Serge!

I'm a fan of both groups and bother the old guys a lot with my questions. Anyway...my fan bearing's been ground down and I run an electric fan. I currently use a Gates 7340 belt without a problem. The NAPA equivalent is 25-7340. If it were any shorter I wouldn't be able to get it on as I have a 900 alternator which is *huge* compared to the original. I really have to tilt it into the engine to get the belt on!

There's probably a better method but as to the clips, I used a pair of circlip pliers to get them started and tapped the rest down with a dead-blow hammer/flathead combination. They're on now at least.

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