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  1. E

    Aftermarket Belt Tensioners worth the buck?

    Contemplating getting one of those $40 belt tensioners. Any bad experiences with them?
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    Cam, Crank, Belt?

    Hello Hello! It's about time I asked for help; My beloved VT is starting to get to me o_O The Car: VT-II V6 Auto, 200k on the clock, 2nd owner. The Symptoms: Rough Idle - Engine is generally quiet and smooth running, starts first time every time and runs a dream when it wants to. At Idle it...
  3. Deetorious

    Vs 5ltr water pump problems

    I have myself a 1995 commodore vs ss 5ltr (Engines a VP v8) anways my issue is my fan belt is not lined up straight and it looks to be the water pump causing the issue, the guy I brought the car off was doing up a LH Torana. Im wondering if his mixed the two pumps up or have a got a dodgy after...
  4. ReaperTBS

    Wobbling Harmonic Balancer - 2010 Calais V

    Hey all, Just wondering - it's not yet been 30 days since i got my Calais from a dealership, and have noticed some issues. I figured driving it for a week and keeping an ear/eye out for some stuff would be advisable, and then i could call them back to have them fix whatever ridiculous issues...
  5. J

    Squealing noise from vy/vz

    I have a VY Calais 3.8L Stock Supercharged and the motor makes a squeaking noise when the cold. It sounded like one of the pulleys was loose so I just had all 6 pulleys changed but it's still making the same noise and I can't figure out why. Prior to changing them I spoke to 3 mechanics who all...
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    WM V8 Caprice is squealing

    Hey guys, got a question. One of my coolant pipes blew off, the clamp seems to have given way. So I replaced the clamp, drained all the coolant fluid and refilled with new stuff. Now the belts are squealing like crazy!! I've dried them off, cleaned them, getting all the **** off. I've used...
  7. V

    2007 Commodore Berlina - ESP - Stability - Serpent Time Belt

    Hey Everyone, I just changed the serpent time belt on VE commodore berlina 2007 after replacing it. My ESP is shown on dashboard and stability control is off. I turned the button on and off for the Stability only ever since changing the belt for the car. Please Help! Thanks. All help is...
  8. djdomohudson

    Serpentine Belt

    OK look at the picture for me... So this belt is little over three months old and already looks like this. Is it a shabby belt or do you reckon it's clipping against something causing it to fray like that? I'm not happy about it and new belts aren't exactly cheap as chips. Any ideas...
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    How many KMs 'tween serpetine belt changes?

    Hi from Dubai, Seems like this should be easy to find, but I'm struggling to find the GM-recommended distance between serpentine belt changes on the LS1 engine. (I've a 2004 Lumina SS.) Big thanks from the land of sand (and too many speed cameras).
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    [VR-VS] HOW TO: change a serpentine belt (vs)

    The serpentine belt is the main belt on the front of the engine which runs around a set of pulleys. Its actually very simple to change despite how complicated it can look. I did this on a vs ecotec not sure if its the exact same with other models (vn, vp vr, vt). What you need: -...
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    [308] Serpentine belt setup for a Holden 308

    Has anyone ever seen a sepentine belt setup available for a Holden 308 engine with VN heads? It's naturally aspirated at the moment, however I am going to side mount supercharge in the future. Thanks.
  12. topdzl

    VT door inner seal/belt

    where can i buy new vt door rubber seal/belt online? i looked around but i couldn't find any. your help would be appreciated :beer chug:
  13. L

    Serpentine Belt Disintegrating

    Just had heads on VT done up & replaced them ourselves. Engine is running fine, but car has shredded two serpentine belts in quick succession (original & then new replacement). The belt is disintegrating longitudinally and there is a strange mark along the back of the whole belt where it is...
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    Pulleys and bearings

    Hi Guys, I'm new here so hello!! I have a VX II S pack (supercharger) The car had been sitting doing nothing for around 7 months and have just had it serviced and found some items need doing, one of which is a noisy / scraping squeaking noise. From researching the forum it seems like it...