[T3] Fan Belts

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Tue Apr 3 22:08:47 PDT 2012

On 3 Apr 2012 at 23:22, Jeremy Menzies wrote:

> I wonder if Muir noted this as an extra warning for the Type 1 and 2
> crowd who, if their belts slip too much, wind up overheating.  Good
> thing the T-3's have the fan on the crank! 

That's a very good point. Since our belts only drive the generator, 
they see very little load: That's why they last so long.

Both Type 3s and Type 4s have the fan on the crankshaft, so that's 
just one more advantage we have over the Type 1 engines.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

More information about the type3-vwtype3.org mailing list