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Old 05-06-2004, 16:23   #1 (permalink)
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Custom drive-belts

As this is gonna be of importance to all my future plans, just wondering if you can get a custom belt of any type (eg. v (or a or whatever) or serpentine etc) and of any length? Same thing pretty much goes for the harmonic balancer.. can I get a custom one made.. if so, where?
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Old 05-06-2004, 16:51   #2 (permalink)
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i have no idea!

but hmm.. what future plans do you have in mind?
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Old 05-06-2004, 22:13   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Custom drive-belts

Those Toyota SC14 superchargers look damn tasty.. 2 of them, with individual start/stop switches in the cabin (they'r electronic-clutch operated, but shouldn't be switched on at speeds > 2500rpm)..

A few people have reported boost of 6-8psi @ 6500rpm on a 4.3 litre V8 engine, from having two of these running.

So once I convert to a bigger, tougher gearbox (not the soon-to-be-carried-out T5 conversion, maybe a supra box), I shall source 2 of these, remove A/C compressor, fit one where it was, one above, use the A/C idler pulley and a custom belt (hopefully identical size to the AC one, but stronger) to drive both superchargers... should go off like a frog in a sock, and for about.. $700 for the S/Cs + $500 for an intercooler, maybe less cause I don't really need a MASSIVE one... couple hundred $$ for piping.. I'll just run them on LPG with an OMVL unit (should easily flow enough fuel)... can't wait
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Old 05-07-2004, 00:00   #4 (permalink)
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keep the auto... :D
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