drive belts

Discussion in 'Dyna Models' started by gunnut, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. gunnut

    gunnut Junior Member

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    What kind of milage can I expect out of my drive belt?I ask because a friend of mine his sportster has broke his at 20,000. and my 20,000 service has just been done.I dodnt crash thru the gears or accelerate hard.
     
  2. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    The biggest destroyer of drive belts is a belt that is too loose. Also road debris such as stones can wreck a belt. Many riders go over a 100 000 miles on a belt. I have been told that you may wear pulleys before a belt
     
  3. Mattman4403

    Mattman4403 Junior Member

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    Worst I heard of was about 800 ft. A friend fliped up a nail and it went through the belt. Also have the 100,000 mile story. I put over 50,000 on one and it was good shape still. Keep an eye on the tension.
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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