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Re: Wobbly crank, uh, crank pulley.
Earlier, Mike Arman wrote:
> OK, guys, let's try very hard (argh!) to stick to the subject at hand (oh
> no!) - the crank pulley on my 5KS wobbles - clearly visible, and threw an
> alternator belt into never-never land Monday. Replacement belt squealing and
> loose after about 15 miles - local Audi guru (who is really very good) says
> "They all do that" - some are worse than others - don't sweat it.
No, they don't all do that! Maybe a few 0.01mm, but not much.
Make sure it isn't about to come off the end of the crank! There's a
large bolt holding it on the crank, whinh should be tight. the pulley slides
a long ways onto the crank and is located via a woodruf key - so if the
bolt's loose seems to me it could slip off the end of the crank while
it was still being driven by the key - large wobble ought to occur just
before things come loose. (at least it's a theory).
If you need a pulley, let me know maybe I can find one.
Charlie Smith firstname.lastname@example.org 614-471-1418
Columbus, Ohio USA
4 wheeled fleet: 2 wheeled fleet:
86 5kCSTQ 92 Ducati 851SP 851cc
69 Porsche 911S 3,200cc 95 BMW R100-RT 1,000cc
81 VW Diesel Pickup 81 BMW R80G/S Turbo 800cc
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