[V8] Serpentine belt sizes...

Dave Saad dsaad at icehouse.net
Mon Jun 29 20:36:16 PDT 2009

The Bentley manual has a section on the 5-speed.  There is a very  
detailed clutch replacement procedure as well as transmission rebuild  
The revised (2nd edition?) electrical manual also covers the 5-speed.

Is this what you meant?


On Jun 28, 2009, at 8:17 PM, toml99 at todomundo.com wrote:

> Hey, well the only thing the 5-speed needed was a serpentine belt.
> It didn't look bad, but started "chirping" the day I went to pick up
> the car.  I went to replace it today(I had a fresh belt for the '90
> 3.6 that was going in when I do the timing
> belt.....someday.....Noticed the belt that was on the 5-speed was a
> Conti 2433, and that my replacement belt was a 2460...(4.2 has the
> 2480).  Just wondering if anyone knows why there are both the
> 2433/2460 spec'd for the 90-91?....Belt fits and chirping is gone,
> but wondering if for some reason the 2433 may have been for the 5-
> speed?  The chirp came from where the label was printed, belt was
> just a hair wider and was noticeable when running(shiny spot on side
> of belt there)....Threw it in the trunk as backup....Also curious if
> there was ever a manual (addendum) related to the 5-speed/tranny/
> clutch as it would be nice to have if it ever existed.....Sunny and
> beautiful here...Sincerely Tom
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