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Old 06-16-2018, 05:32 AM
Cappi Cappi is offline
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Originally Posted by wccountryboy View Post
and the modern-day serpentine belt isn't a user freindly roadside fix....
I agree they're very durable..and I personally wouldn't bother to carry one
(in millions of miles, I've never broke or threw one that wasn't caused by failed pulley)

but the ones I've changed didn't get much easier.
(certainly compared to loosening bolts and sliding things)

a 3/8 ratchet and short extension into the spot provided on the tensioner pulley bracket is all it takes.(on the few I've changed anyway)

and the belt routing diagram is under the hood too

easier and faster than changing a tire


to the subject....

what to carry...

water, tools and toilet paper

..L.T.A.
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