[T3] Toothed V Belts

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Sun Dec 8 05:55:00 PST 2019

On 8 Dec 2019 at 6:00, S UNSWORTH wrote:

> The reason Toothed V Belts were first made was for better Grip.
> Toothed Belts provide the same amount of " Drive " a Lower Belt
> Tension, thereby saving your Dynamo ( Generator ) Bearings. My first
> experience of a Toothed Belt was when I owned a Lotus Cortina in the
> 1970s. The Belt drove the Dynamo and the Water Pump. The Water Pump
> Bearings were prone to failure. Running a Toothed Belt at a Lower
> Tension extended the life of the Wate? Pump.  

Wow, that's really interesting. Thanks for the new perspective.

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

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