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 Post subject: Belt tensioner
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:00 pm 
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put a new belt tensioner on my 5.0L. has a raptor kit on it.

anyway is the tensioner supposed to move alot wen u rev the car?? mine moves a little at high revs
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 Post subject: Re: Belt tensioner
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:33 pm 
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robby1 wrote:
put a new belt tensioner on my 5.0L. has a raptor kit on it.

anyway is the tensioner supposed to move alot wen u rev the car?? mine moves a little at high revs


A lot? No.
A little? Maybe okay, how far is it moving?
Torque is responsible for a bit of movement, but nothing too serious. As long as the belt isnt going to fly off while your driving it should be fine.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Belt tensioner
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:37 pm 
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man its like the tiniest bit, the old one moved hell far ay.
i was just ondering because i thought they would move to stop the belt breaking
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 Post subject: Re: Belt tensioner
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:43 pm 
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Thats exactly what theyre there for, to absorb some shock torque.
Sounds fine

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:43 pm 
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sweet thanks
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