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Old 09-19-2003, 22:14   #1 (permalink)
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removing alternator - URGENTISH

gidday,

i want to remove my alternator, but i see that its on the same belt as the mechanical fan

what can i do? is theyre a smaller belt?

also.. in the pic below, thats the airconditioning thing isnt it?

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Old 09-19-2003, 23:34   #2 (permalink)
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Your XF Engine Bay yeah?? Yep thats the airconditioning...it has its own belt going to the centre pulley right?

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nah XD

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Re: removing alternator - URGENTISH

why did you remove your altenator? are you putting in thermos? thats why you need the smaller belt or what?
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Re: Re: removing alternator - URGENTISH

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why did you remove your altenator? are you putting in thermos? thats why you need the smaller belt or what?
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Re: removing alternator - URGENTISH

Get a bit of string around the pulleys then measure its length. Go to the car parts place and ask for a belt that size. You may need an idler wheel for adjustment, as tension is controlled by the position of the alternator I think.
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Old 09-21-2003, 02:39   #7 (permalink)
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cheers XE

yeah we just measured the length from the crank to the fan, then bought a belt closeish to that size.. rock'n'roll
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