Cracks in Super Charger Belt

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  1. Vinnerman

    Vinnerman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    It just so happened that when I shut the engine off the super charger belt stopped in a place that I saw small cracks when detailing the engine. Belt is on back order, I would suppose those cracks could have been there a long time and never knew it. I can't feel them or see them with a mirror on the underside of the belt.
     

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    How many miles ?
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  3. Vinnerman

    Vinnerman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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  5. Vinnerman

    Vinnerman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Is it something to worry about a great deal or is it not a big deal?
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    I would change it ASAP.
     
  7. Vinnerman

    Vinnerman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    I agree, but, ,,back ordered, could be awhile. I hope Dr Buick will give an idea if I can continue to drive it.
     
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    Yes drive it. Get the gates green HD belt. I posted it up a couple weeks ago
     
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    FreightTrain Comfortably Numb

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    BTW Thanks for the tip Dr Buick.. gates part # K100579HD found mine on Amazon
     
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    MaxxMuscle Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    The price on Amazon is a great price.I'm a Gates dealer and it's below my cost.
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Mine had gouges, not a crack. I do think this is something to keep an eye on. They replaced mine and has been fine since.
     
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    goingsolo2 Beast will be back bigger and better than ever! Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Hellcat Supporting Vendor

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    That's definitely something to check...thanks for posting and I hope you get your new one quickly.
     
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    I know what DrBuick said but, no way in hell I would drive.:eek:
     
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    And that belt's good, not a spec of wear particle to be found, nothing. Thanks.
     
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    Vinnerman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    I did order the Gates K100579HD belt from Amazon, should be here in a couple of days. Then I will just figure out how to change it. Thanks Dr. Buick and all for the info.
     

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