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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Z3PR, Mar 2, 2003.

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    my best friend has that exact gear drive on his '72 jimmy... we can always tell when he is coming, it sounds like there is a cat in heat caught in his fan belt /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Gotta love that sound !!! Sounds like a blower !!!!
     
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    I was thinking of getting a PJ geardrive for my 454 Chevelle. It has a pretty radical cam and sounds mean as hell. I figure between the lumpy idle and the PJ gear drive.........some 12 year old girl might think I actually had a huffer under the hood. /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    some 12 year old girl

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    m... sounds like there is a cat in heat caught in his fan belt /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

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    If you want a gear drive, but don't want that distinctive noise try one of the designs that uses a single idler. If accurate cam timing is what you're after then you really want one of the new belt drives as they don't introduce the harmonics to the cam (can you say spark scatter?) that gear drive does.
     
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    I've got one in my 388 Stroker. They do sound awesome most of the time, except when you are trying to listen for an exhaust leak, or for a noisy lifter, or a valve that needs adjusting. /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif The best thing about them is that they are not a chain. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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