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Re: 4000csq belt squeeking at start

On Thu, 8 Jan 1998 07:23:27 +0000, Doug Quebbeman wrote:
>[ ... ]
>A friend of mine who was an auto mechanic (and a B-52 mechanic before 
>that) told me that for each item you hang off the crankshaft (that 
>is, each item you drive using a crankshaft-driven belt) you'll lose 
>about 7hp. Does anyone know if this is correct or not?

That's oversimplifying but it is correct in concept.
The worst power consumer is the cam shaft drive.

DeWitt Harrison    de@aztek-eng.com
Boulder, CO
88 5kcstq