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Author Topic:   350 Chevy Belt Problems
okieman
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted July 11, 2001 12:30 AM UIN: 144856
We have a 350 Chevy Factory Stock approximately 550 horsepower and a 6.89 final drive ratio running on a 3/10 mile clay track.(With power steering)
It has recently developed a problem throwing belts at full throttle.We have changed pulleys and aligned them.
Any suggestions on the best pulleys and belts to run ? It has stock factory pulleys.
THANKS

racer2
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 29
posted July 11, 2001 09:18 AM
I had this problem to . I put deep groove
pullies on and then i made sure the pullies are lined up.It solved my problem

xcessivespeed
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 32
posted July 11, 2001 05:44 PM
Besides the alignment which is the first and obvious one, I also went down a size on the belt width which lets the belt sit deeper in the pulley, and I also use a stock pulley from an older Cadilac which was a little bit bigger on the diameter and had a wider groove and fit right on my stock camaro power steering pump. I also run the 25% reduction crank pulley.

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