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Old 04-18-2017, 10:26 PM   #21
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The outlet for that traction fluid line, is it free of kinks and stuff? It looks like it could be in that one pic.
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The kit does come with a restrictor. It is the black circular thing next to the pulley in the kit overview photo further up. It is required to have the restrictor fitted, for the kit to be legal in Denmark. Somehow I must have forgotten to put it in. Let's hope I don't keep forgetting it

I haven't done any boost leak testing. I'll try to make a tool, and get it done.
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The outlet for that traction fluid line, is it free of kinks and stuff? It looks like it could be in that one pic.
You're right, in one of the pictures, the outlet hose looks squashed. That's not the case, there is a nice gap between the charger and the bracket
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Any chance your belt has become glazed? Or your pulleys?
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Any chance your belt has become glazed? Or your pulleys?
i took off the belt to check. This is how it looks after 200-300 miles

That looks very worn, doesn't it? Almost like the teeth have been ground down.

I've indicated the belt routing in this photo. Note that the three center pulleys are flat, and the belt runs teeth in on two of the three pulleys. That's probably not ideal, but would it cause belt slip? I've also indicated the tensioner direction with an arrow.


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I have no experience with this, but maybe switching the bottom smooth pulley with the center ribbed pulley would help? Just a thought.
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All three pulleys in the center of the photo are flat. Only the charger and the crank pulleys are ribbed.
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All three pulleys in the center of the photo are flat. Only the charger and the crank pulleys are ribbed.
That might be part of your problem.
Flat pulleys are OK on the outside of your belt, but not really on the inside I think.
The important thing here is belt tension: you need tension to prevent the belt to slip.
I am afraid the flat idler pulleys sort of squash the high ribs of the belt and prevent you from getting proper tension.
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without any prior knowledge, that sounds right.
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