Gates vs Gatorback timing belts - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


General Miata Chat A place to talk about anything Miata

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-26-2009, 04:26 AM   #1
I'm Miserable!
Thread Starter
iTrader: (16)
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: where most people are Utarded
Posts: 1,323
Total Cats: 0
Default Gates vs Gatorback timing belts

Is one much better than the other?
zoomin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2009, 04:27 AM   #2
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
NA6C-Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Birmingham Alabama
Posts: 8,038
Total Cats: 43
Default

Probably not. Go Gates or OEM
NA6C-Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2009, 11:30 AM   #3
Junior Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 220
Total Cats: 1
Default

Gatorback.
modernbeat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2009, 01:01 PM   #4
Elite Member
iTrader: (41)
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Seabrook, TX
Posts: 2,409
Total Cats: 19
Default

I have always used gates or OEM. Don't waste money on the blue gates racing one though.
rharris19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2009, 01:31 PM   #5
Junior Member
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Minneapolis
Posts: 415
Total Cats: 0
Default

My experience has been gatorback does not stretch as much as gates does.
Scuba_Steve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2009, 02:43 PM   #6
I'm Miserable!
Thread Starter
iTrader: (16)
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: where most people are Utarded
Posts: 1,323
Total Cats: 0
Default

Glad I posted this, the vendors brag up the blue Gates racing one like it's made of gold.
zoomin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2009, 02:55 PM   #7
Junior Member
iTrader: (34)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Garner, NC
Posts: 269
Total Cats: 0
Default

Repeat runs to 10800 RPM (no not a miata) and a gates blue timing belt has never let me down.
harleybutter is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
WTB MP62 (Hotside) (NB2) Rick02R WTB 3 01-03-2016 08:18 PM
Expected intake temps on the track? tazswing Race Prep 20 10-03-2015 12:04 PM
Time to start learning and play with tuning The Gleas MEGAsquirt 3 10-01-2015 10:30 AM
Bad head gasket or ? shooterschmidty Engine Performance 8 09-30-2015 11:28 PM
NA Seat Sliders and Seat Belt Receivers skipstr Miata parts for sale/trade 2 09-28-2015 11:53 PM


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:27 PM.