[T3] 73 T-3 generator belt?

William Jahn willjahn975 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 14:15:35 PST 2019

ISP west https://www.vwispwest.com/95x1000.html?p=

 Mine last a long time yet begin to crack probably because of living in
Calif . The Gates 7395 is what I'm told fits yet I had a Gates 7390 and it
fit perfect and allows for adjustment it's 10mm x 991mm ID the 7395 is 1/2"

On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 1:57 PM Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:

> On 5 Dec 2019 at 18:34, bobsnotch at aol.com wrote:
> > Why not order up the correct 9.5 by 1000 Continental belt?
> Where? I'd love to know where I could buy 9.5 x 1000La belts, but I
> haven't
> seen them anywhere in decades. A Google search didn't find much.
> Probably the only site that showed that size appears to be in Finnish. Try
> this for a bit of fun. They appear to explain what the La means, but,
> again,
> that's in Finnish, so I'm still in the dark.There's one sentence that
> says:
> "Nominal Length = Outside Length in MM (La)". I'm guessing that the La and
> Li
> are outside and inside lengths, measured in some particular way.
> https://asiakas.kotisivukone.com/files/korjakumi.kotisivukone.com/tiedostot/1
> 10_HIHNAT_kiila-tuuletinhihnat.pdf
> <https://asiakas.kotisivukone.com/files/korjakumi.kotisivukone.com/tiedostot/110_HIHNAT_kiila-tuuletinhihnat.pdf>
> Anyone here read Finnish? You'll find 9.5 x 1000La on page 17.
> The good news is that our belts last a very long time. I think most of my
> belts
> are originals. In 50 years of driving a Squareback, I've only had one belt
> break. In that case, I was still able to drive the 100 miles to home with
> no
> generator. (Daytime: no headlights, no wipers.) Once home, the battery
> still
> had enough umph to restart the engine. YMMV  ;-)
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