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water pump belt adjustment

Post  tconnection on Sun 9 Dec - 1:21

Im wanting to run a mechanical water pump and belt.
What would i have to use to adjust the belt tight? What bracket? Plus the engine is on a motor plate.
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Post  66prostreetfairlane on Sun 9 Dec - 8:55

Why not run the belt from the crank to water pump to alternator with the alternator having adjustment. Being that your using a plate you may need to make spacers for alignment.
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Post  tconnection on Mon 10 Dec - 0:43

Sound good.I gotta see if i got a bracket around here.
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Post  69F100 on Mon 10 Dec - 2:05

you could find a a/c belt tengener off a mid to late 70s model ford truck if you are using a v-belt and make a bracket to hold it and still have it adjustable souldnt be hard to find st s local junk yard
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Post  tconnection on Thu 13 Dec - 23:20

Ok thanks.

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