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Old 01-14-2010, 07:29 PM   #11
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lookin good Dan, since I've been working a little in my garage lately I bought a little 1500 watt electric heater for $18 and hung it from the garage door opener bracket

I'll have to take some pics of what we did at my buddy'* house so we can use air tools even if the garage is below freezing
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The roof is vented, so no problem with CO2.

My wife bought me one of those 1500 watt heaters, when it'* real cold I have that on my bench, only good for warming my hands.
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So what exactly does an 8-rib do for you over the 6-rib?
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More grip, less slip.
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So what exactly does an 8-rib do for you over the 6-rib?


hehehe and if we were a different kind of forum you would get a totally different answer...

So Dan you have slippage now?
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No slippage, and I want to keep it that way.
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Thats smart.

I remember calling Bill Boost a few years back while he was driving.......he couldn't understand why every time he would goose the car and then let off the belt would make a slipping noise. Short time later he had installed a 8 rib setup and fixed it!

little story...

Its cool watching your car get stronger and stronger over the years Dan
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Actually Todd...that wasn't the SC belt. I've never had SC slip. That'* the accessory belt, and it squeals when I let off because the belt finally gains traction on the crank. Problem there is I'm runnin an electric WP which takes belt wrap at the HB from 3/4'* wrap to about half. Add that to how quickly my motor revs up these days and it'* a bad combo. I'll be looking to figure something out there, and it'll start off by getting one of the Gates belts. Those have a traction tape sparkle to them.

Part of the dilemna about running the belt on the inside or middle ribs when you have a six rib belt is explained by the differences between the ZZP and Intense setups. You might need a spacer that Intense sells for proper spacing depending on the HB that you got. Some of the various 8 rib kits add 1 rib to the outside and one to the inside. This make the Intense setup (usually run the middle 6) a perfect fit as it did in my case. Check their website..the spacer is there for the ZZP pullies. That'* the difference usually. Maybe install the kit, check it out for alignment and if need be..run the 6 rib belt for a little while until you can buy the spacer if you need it.

In case anyone is chomping for pics of what the setup looks like. Here'* a preview of Dan'* future pictures.
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Hey look...no torque axis bracket for a test fit.
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I can't seem to find the pics of the 1/8"+ that needs to be ground off the TA mount for the #9 pulley to fit. Or the amount that I ground off for the belt that change for the electric WP. All in all..that mount is saving me a lot of weight on race day. Dan..bring out the big tools for griniding that day. I think Foghorn told me it was around 3/16"
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I figure I'll be using my angle grinder and possibly the carbide bit.

Picked up another part of my build today.
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I bolted the bracket to a spare engine (you probably have a vise) and then ground for 20 minutes, tried it ground another 10 minutes.
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