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Old 07-12-2005, 07:39 PM   #1
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Default Overly Tight Front Belt

Hey guys i havce an FK04 it hasnt been raced in about 3months
I took it out yesterday but i noticed the front belt was Extremely Tight

Heres a list of what ive done..
1) Made sure no twists in belt
2)Made sure the diff hasnt slipped out
3) Checked That bulkdheads werent warped

Could it be coz i havnt raced in a long time that the belt has just gone tight

It is the Hi-Performance front skinny belt

Any Help appreciated thanks
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Old 07-12-2005, 07:46 PM   #2
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Actually its quite normal for a belt to tighten itself after a some time.Reason being ,when you run your car the belt will be loosen.However,after a long time sitting there,the belt returns to its normal lenght.Thats why you feel that it quite tight. Go run your car using a hot modified!I believe the belt will surely loosen up.

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Old 07-13-2005, 05:59 PM   #3
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yeah thats normal, just go run a couple of packs through it
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Default Thanx Dudes

Thanx Guys, got me all worried. One other thing. I have a sort of clicky sound coming from the car, ive checked for rocks anyting pullies, belts,spur and pinion are cleaaaaaan, any ideas
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Thanx Guys, got me all worried. One other thing. I have a sort of clicky sound coming from the car, ive checked for rocks anyting pullies, belts,spur and pinion are cleaaaaaan, any ideas
Maybe you can check you front CVs.Sometimes they do make chattering noises.It happens to me sometimes.That means I got to take out for maintenance...

Or you may have a very warped spur gear.run your car at low volts and see whether your spur runs true.Slight warp is ok,but not excessive warp,that will also produce sound and kills the tranmission efficiency.

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Maybe you can check you front CVs.Sometimes they do make chattering noises.It happens to me sometimes.That means I got to take out for maintenance...

Or you may have a very warped spur gear.run your car at low volts and see whether your spur runs true.Slight warp is ok,but not excessive warp,that will also produce sound and kills the tranmission efficiency.

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Just Checked it, WARPED TO THE S**T HOUSE
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