[Healeys] BN2 Fan Belt
bspidell at comcast.net
Sun Oct 17 16:09:22 MDT 2021
Thanks, Michael. I'll add it to my list of projects.
On 10/17/2021 10:35 AM, Michael Oritt wrote:
> Attached find a photo of what little of the "Belt Buddy" which is
> visible from above the big alternator I have mounted. Installing the
> adjuster will require your either loosening or temporarily dismounting
> your generator/alternator but once you have things in place belt
> tensioning is a piece of cake. You'll no longer have to lever out the
> generator with a big screw driver or the like, putting the
> mounting bolts in shear--merely put a socket or ratcheting wrench on
> the bolt head which projects from the blue piece and crank away.
> Best--Michael Oritt
> On Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 11:55 AM Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net
> <mailto:bspidell at comcast.net>> wrote:
> 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:
>> After you get the proper fan belt consider installing one of these:
>> 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:
>>> 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.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Healeys