[Healeys] BN2 Fan Belt

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Sun Oct 17 09:55:22 MDT 2021

Hmmmmm ... looks like a good idea, got any photos of it installed (not a 
lot of wiggle room between pulleys)?

On 10/17/2021 8:04 AM, Michael Oritt wrote:
> Bob--
> After you get the proper fan belt consider installing one of these:
> https://www.amazon.com/Balmar-Belt-Buddy-Universal-Adjustment/dp/B00TUNIALY 
> <https://www.amazon.com/Balmar-Belt-Buddy-Universal-Adjustment/dp/B00TUNIALY>
> The initial installation of the unit is a bit intense but once you 
> have it in place tensioning the belt is a piece of cake.
> Best--Michael Oritt
> On Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 10:06 AM Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net 
> <mailto:bspidell at comcast.net>> wrote:
>     I'm going to return it, with '8x10 colored glossy photographs.'
>     On 10/17/2021 6:43 AM, warthodson at aol.com
>     <mailto:warthodson at aol.com> wrote:
>>     Bob,
>>     The way the vendors find out about an issue is if the customer
>>     tells them.  You should forward your message to Moss.
>>     Gary Hodson
>>     -----Original Message-----
>>     From: Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net>
>>     <mailto:bspidell at comcast.net>
>>     To: Healeys <healeys at autox.team.net> <mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>
>>     Sent: Sat, Oct 16, 2021 7:52 pm
>>     Subject: [Healeys] BN2 Fan Belt
>>     I finally got around to fixing my loose water pump pulley and
>>     installing a new fan belt. I ordered a 'cogged' belt from
>>     Moss--part# 021-966--thinking it might work better than the
>>     original slab of rubber. I noticed before installing that it was
>>     narrower than the original type that I'd had, which had rotted,
>>     but it looked like it would work. Once I started tensioning it
>>     however, it was clear it /might /work, but sat too low in the
>>     pulleys, and was essentially riding on the bottom of the pulley
>>     grooves instead of on the sides (and the angle of the sides of
>>     the belt was incorrect). Anyone else tried one of these?
>>     I'm shocked, SHOCKED I TELL YA', that a vendor would sell
>>     something that could possibly work, but isn't truly correct.
>>     bs

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