[urq] Possible Problem with Belts on 3B converted ur-qs

Brandon Rogers brogers at terrix.com
Fri Jul 18 11:22:44 EDT 2003

I've been thinking about this issue recently, however I didn't know there
was a difference in the pulleys.  Thanks.  What size belts were you using?

'84 urq 20V

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Hopton" <Michael at siliconoptix.com>
To: <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 10:06 AM
Subject: [urq] Possible Problem with Belts on 3B converted ur-qs

> Just thought I would mention this for all you 20vt conversion people. I
> have recently had an issue with both the alternator and power steering
> pump belts on my '84 ur-q 3B engined car. The alternator belt came
> off at about 4-5,000 kms and the day after I replaced it I noticed the
> power steering belt was riding upside down on the pulleys....
> The problem is due to the pulley on the 3B engine using narrower belts
> than the pulleys on the alternator and PS pump. The narrow belt rides on
> inside of the two auxilliary pulleys and soon self destructs. I am going
> try running wide belts to see if solves the problem, of course they don't
> sit properly on the crank pulley.....
> Cheers, Mike
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