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Replacement Belt

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by deadguy, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. deadguy

    deadguy Registered Member

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    Ok I have a 1996 3/4 to 4x4 suburban with the 6.5 I have tried belts from Shucks Autozone Napa and the Dealership and the all seem to wear out in less than a year. I need help I want the toughest belt on the market.
    Any ideas? Thanks
     
  2. jarheadk5

    jarheadk5 1/2 ton status

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    I've been told Goodyear Gatorback belts are the best available, and I'll be putting that to the test soon.

    Double-check your pulley alignments - if they are not parallel to each other, you're causing excessive heat and wear of the belt. Adjust and shim as required to get your pulleys parallel with each other.
     
  3. dave_90_blazer

    dave_90_blazer 1/2 ton status

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    sounds like you have a problem with pulleys, not belts
     
  4. mouse

    mouse 1/2 ton status

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    chech the tensioner and idler pulleys, any of them can wear out a belt quickly...I like Gates belts
     

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