[Healeys] BN2 Fan Belt

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Sun Oct 17 11:23:20 MDT 2021

Can't find Ferodo V161; closest I found is VS1016 (cogged).

On 10/17/2021 8:13 AM, Michael Salter wrote:
> As I recall the original belt for a 100 is a Ferodo V161.
>  I have been using a B-45 Gates belts which sit a little lower in the 
> pulley but don't contact the bottom of the pulley groove.
> https://www.biedlers-belts.com/gates-b45-belt.html 
> <https://www.biedlers-belts.com/gates-b45-belt.html>
> M
> On Sun., Oct. 17, 2021, 10:16 a.m. David P via Healeys, 
> <healeys at autox.team.net <mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>> wrote:
>     Gates belts has a belt for industrial equipment (non automotive)
>     that is an excellent copy of the original. Unfortunately I don't
>     remember the part number.. (gets worse with age). I found it
>     googling their web pages.. B1 kinda rings a bell.. happy hunting.  DP
>     On 10/17/2021 8:01 AM, Bob Spidell 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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