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rickbtbird
06-12-2015, 08:40 AM
On my 95 SC I have a set of after market pulleys I don't remember the manufacture but they are light weight and chrome. The alternator pulley is slightly misaligned and the edges fray on the belt. Is there a thinner belt that can be had to prevent this from happening?

I think it was similar to Auto Specialties ASP-527328 only chrome. It was a replacement crank, alternator, and water pump.

Kurt K
06-12-2015, 12:48 PM
Rick,

First, this thread should be in the technical forum. It will get more views and responses there.

As for your belt problem, I believe 94/95 alternators required a spacer for some aftermarket pulleys (March comes to mind). I would try adding a washer or modifying the pulley if necessary.

Good Luck,
Kurt

rickbtbird
06-13-2015, 01:09 AM
It's been a number of years since I installed it. Could also be the fulfillment of the 6G alternator. The guy working on my car now was asking about it. He wanted to face the back of the pulley but, there's really no material there to work with.

rickbtbird
06-15-2015, 04:47 AM
On my 95 SC I have a set of after market pulleys I don't remember the manufacture but they are light weight and chrome. I don't remember if the issue is because I have the 6g alternator but the under-drive alternator pulley is slightly misaligned and the edges fray on the belt. Since I cannot recess the pulley I need to look for other belt options. Is there a thinner belt that can be had to prevent this from happening?

I think it was similar to Auto Specialties ASP-527328 only chrome. It was a replacement crank, alternator, and water pump.

SCarSC
06-15-2015, 07:38 AM
http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?107109-6G-alternator/page4&highlight=6G+alternator

In this thread neibert mentions having to cut the lip off of the alternator to get the pulley to sit flush...perhaps that is your issue?

Tim Groth
06-15-2015, 01:59 PM
To generally answer your question...you could run a 6 rib belt setup and align it in the middle ribs...not sure if this is the response you were looking for when you said "thinner belt".

-Tim

nickleman60
06-15-2015, 06:10 PM
Rick,


As for your belt problem, I believe 94/95 alternators required a spacer for some aftermarket pulleys (March comes to mind). I would try adding a washer or modifying the pulley if necessary.

Good Luck,
Kurt

Ditto what Kurt said.

SCarSC
06-15-2015, 06:35 PM
Ditto what Kurt said.

It sounds like what he is saying is that the pulley is too far extended and he can remove material off the back, which sounds like what David neibert was talking about when he said he had to cut the lip off of his 6g alternator...the spacer would only be helpful if the pulley was too far recessed correct?

rickbtbird
06-16-2015, 07:49 AM
The 6 ribbed belt might help. Anybody know a part number for that?

Tim Groth
06-16-2015, 09:58 AM
The 6 ribbed belt might help. Anybody know a part number for that?

Dayco 5060900
Gates K060900

Might be better finding an 85" belt tho with the under drive pulleys...if so change the 900 to 850 in the part number and there ya go.

-Tim

David Neibert
06-16-2015, 12:14 PM
It sounds like what he is saying is that the pulley is too far extended and he can remove material off the back, which sounds like what David neibert was talking about when he said he had to cut the lip off of his 6g alternator...the spacer would only be helpful if the pulley was too far recessed correct?

Correct, 6G required removal of ridge on the alternator case to allow the SC pulley to fit/align correctly. Using the typical .100 thick spacer washer behind the pulley, stopped the rubbing on the case, but pulley was then too far forward. This is not the case with a standard SC alternator, because they usually need a spacer behind the pulley for proper alignment.

David