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Old 07-07-2007, 04:07 PM
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Smile alternator belt 1980 300sd

hey guys...

have not been on here for a while...just changed my alternator belts for a 1908 300sd...

question...the adj on the alternator is not tightened to where it was....could that be a problem?

also, how do i know other than say touch, that the belts are tight enuf?

lyle in montclair, california

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Old 07-07-2007, 04:36 PM
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Do a search on threads started by me. Have gone into detail on subject. Tension should have 1/2 to 3/4 inch deflection in center.

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