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 Post subject: Gates Micro V drive belts
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:59 am 
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Anyone here have any experience using Gates Micro V Drive Belts?

Do they actually improve performance?

Or are they no good?
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Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:52 pm 
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Do you currently have any problems with your belts slipping?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Gates Micro V drive belts
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:09 pm 
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no slipping felt at the moment

but i can see cracks in the belt so i'm looking for a new belt and was wondering whether i should stick with genuine ford, go bosch, or go micro v

which ever option is long lasting and provides good durability

i'm not after performance parts
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 Post subject: Re: Gates Micro V drive belts
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:05 pm 
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i run one on my bf, the blue adds a little performance but not for long as it rubs off.....

only diffference is they apparently last longer. i took my oem belt off at 100,000k's and the tensioner wasn't even half way tensioned (read: belt fine) and the gates belt was tight as. no difference other than gates claims to have something like 30% more service life and load carrying capabilities, so therefore theoritically if my standard belt wasn't even 'half' stretched by 100,000k then a blue belt should well and truly last the life of the car...

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:12 pm 
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low_ryda wrote:
i run one on my bf, the blue adds a little performance but not for long as it rubs off.....

only diffference is they apparently last longer. i took my oem belt off at 100,000k's and the tensioner wasn't even half way tensioned (read: belt fine) and the gates belt was tight as. no difference other than gates claims to have something like 30% more service life and load carrying capabilities, so therefore theoritically if my standard belt wasn't even 'half' stretched by 100,000k then a blue belt should well and truly last the life of the car...


what do you mean by rub off?
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 Post subject: Re: Gates Micro V drive belts
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:15 pm 
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means, goes from bright blue, to black with a slight blue tinge, from the pics ive seen on other peoples cars
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