Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 17:14:50 GMT
From: still me <>
Subject: Re: How long should it take to install pulley and damper...

On 14 May 2007 04:41:43 -0700, "R. Frist" <> wrote: >One should be able to do it in less than an hour. Experience has >taught me to replace both pulleys at the same time. Just remember >that the tensioner pulley's nut has a left handed thread. Two people >can do it with a breaker bar alone but a suspension spring compressor >works well to compress the tensioner. There is no need to remove the >wheel well liner. One can feed the belt around the proper pulleys >with the aid of a trouble light, a yard stick and maybe the hook of a >clothes hanger. The lower pulley rarely wears out, IMHE. Just the upper idler, which is not reliable after 50K.

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