LS belt walk

DEEZUZ

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my belt is walking, and its not only at high rpm runs. Brand new tensioner and new decent branded belt...

my first thought it to try a gatorback belt....


suggestions?
 

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Are all your accessories originally from the motor they are on now? Possibly the pulleys aren't aligned perfectly?
 

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Accessories not lined up or try a belt a 1/2" to 1" shorter.
 

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mix n match accessories for the most part, but all f body. Pullies are lined up good and belt rides in the worn section of the water pump.

The belt already seems to be a bit undersized, its kinda hard to get it to seat with tensioner at fully collapsed position

Been reading and guys like the high walled tensioner pullies.
 

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so I remembered I had a new tensioner pulley on a old tensioner I had that I couldnt use on this since it was a truck one. The pulley itself is bigger and also had a higher wall. I just swapped it. Well see how it does tomorrow




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That bigger one looks more like what an LS has.
 

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Check pulley alignment. Get a gatorback. Cross your fingers. I used to throw the belt on my TA once in awhile, but commonly had to reset the belt on ribbed pulleys because it would hop all over the place.

Welcome to the LS motor! :s00ls:
 

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been great ever since new pulley!
 

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