[Vwdiesel] Share Our Cars!

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 11:55:52 EDT 2007

One thing I forgot to add about the Alternator bypass:
You have to add about an inch worth of washers to the tensioner to get it to
line up with the alternator pulley. This did not seem to add any strain to
the tensioner and its been holding ok.

On 4/9/07, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Heres a relink using TinyPic as host:
> Front <http://i17.tinypic.com/3zso1lf.jpg>
> Side <http://i14.tinypic.com/2r3xgnp.jpg>
> Engine Compartment <http://i12.tinypic.com/33di5wz.jpg>
> And for Your Benefit Westy, here are a couple of pics of the bypass:
> Belt View TOP (Alternator) <http://i18.tinypic.com/2cf9p2x.jpg>
> Belt View BOTTOM (CS, PS, WP) <http://i19.tinypic.com/2qd95js.jpg>
> You can see the Belt runs to the WP rear pulley and runs off it. I hold
> the tensioner in place with two metal brackets I salvaged and bolts into the
> old AC brackets, this holds the tensioner in place and tight. Its been set
> up like this for 3 months now and it still runs better than when the AC was
> in. When I do put the AC in I plan to either run the AC off the Alternator
> or run a seperate belt for it, possible off the crankshaft.
> Belt Used was a Gates 7360 / 11A0915
> The pulley used is rather large and the belt nearly bottoms out on it but
> it has yet to squeal or heat up, so a bigger belt should not be needed
> --
> Stephen T. Kraus Jr.
> Home: (423)842-5890
> UB3RATL4Sf00 at gmail.com;

Stephen T. Kraus Jr.
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