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Offline vwmk3jon

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alternator belt - length?
« on: May 25, 2011, 08:39:00 pm »
Theres two lengths of belt available. which one people use when going turbo? theres 675 or 695mm?

cheers ;)

Offline dub-disaster

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2011, 09:01:45 pm »
I'm using a 700 but then I'm not realy using the correct braket with a spacer.

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2011, 09:20:41 pm »
hmmm, i saw the 3F (GT) listed under the 695mm belt.

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2011, 10:04:12 pm »
i just went to halfords bought 3 belts that looked about right (cost about £2 each with trade discount) took them all home and tried them all out 700 fitted best for me

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2011, 08:16:36 am »
it depends on which pullies you are using i believe, there are early and late ones on non g40 mk2s and 3s

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2011, 03:53:21 pm »
Thought it'd be something like that Pet. Cheers ;)

I'll revert back to plan B - get it all fitted up and the measure it.

Offline cheys03

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2011, 05:21:17 pm »
Thought it'd be something like that Pet.
 - get it all fitted up and the measure it.
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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2011, 06:30:58 pm »
ive got a cheap keyboard (i break them!) so the buttons dont always work right! Meant to put pete but couldnt be arsed to edit it.

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Re: alternator belt - length?
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2011, 12:09:35 am »
Turned out a 750mm belt worked the best for me :) got it on trade discount too!