My lawn mower deck says other wise.VEE belts may not LIKE being bent backwards .
Thats what I was thinking, a different internal build. They are listed separate from automotive belts. I was waiting to see what you would come back with.true , I forgot about those , why I said MAY . Don't really know ,I do know those are a different construction belts IF that matters , I also don't know ....
It looks like there is a big difference. First is the mini starter that fits the LA engines. Second is the 5.7 starter.Speaking of starters, is there any difference between the 5.7 hemi pickup starter and the LA as far as bolt pattern and depth?
Looks like those are on the right track.Pics of the two pieces mentioned above.
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.060" is a bit thinfor such a big piece, unless they have a magnetic chuck. Take the flex plate along, they will likely say it would be better to cut whats needed off the back of it. Or put the flex plate on, then the adapter pointing inwards, to fit in the hub area. and live with the .185" clearance.Talked to ATI today, flexplate adapter is 1/2" thick, so here's my tentative plan.
Currently have about .060" gap, flexplate to converter. I'll machine the adapter down to .060'' thick which will bring the gap to zero. The block to trans spacer will give me back .125", which I'd think would be plenty.
Looking good, anxiously awaiting to see this.Ordered both pieces, take about two weeks to get them. In the meantime I'll take a look at the starter/flexplate alignment and see what needs doing there. When the hub shows up I'll get it machined and the 8HP converter bolt pattern drilled in the flexplate. Have the pilot bushing ordered too, can't get any accurate gap dimensions until I get that installed.
How about each fan separately. When the AC is on, just have one on all the time, and the other cycles. You can also set the thermostats to engage at slightly different temps, so they are not kicking on at the same time.Well......that didn't take long. Already burned up the 50A circuit breaker to the fans. I used the wire they supplied with the kit to feed the breaker, burned the terminal out of it. Mucho bigger wire with soldered heavy gauge copper ends will hopefully stop that, and like I said above fans always on when the A/C is on will stop the repetitive high startup amp load.
Drove it nine miles home at 2500 rpm with no fans, about 98 degrees today, ran 210. Getting out of town was a bit sketchy, turned the engine off at every red light 😆