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Old 07-27-2006
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new drivebelt

is there such thing as a performance drivebelt?
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nope......just go get a Motorcraft belt......i have had the gatorback's and they are not all they are cracked up to be.
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thats right GATORBACK, thats the one ive heard of. what makes them special? why didnt you like it?
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Thought Jusnes might have a writeup...but it just says, "best engine belt on the market now!" heh

http://jusnesmodified.com/store/inde...ff1fecab23288d
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Gatorbacks rock if you have a crapload of horsepower OR you have a belt squealing problem.
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I like the gatorback belts, they use a superior rubber and a notched rib design, helps to reduce slippage from moisture, etc. I use the gatorback on all of my vehicles, but, any good quality belt would make a good replacement. If youre looking for the best, its the gatorback
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hey bob....you all got the tranny coolers yet?
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i put the gatorback on, the one made for the 4.0, and it was too big...by about 1.5 inches....i have to take it back, to see if i can find a shorter one
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If you got it at autozone its because their system still lists the same belt
for the 3.0 and 4.0 engines...
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If you got it at autozone its because their system still lists the same belt
for the 3.0 and 4.0 engines...
it says on the back it fits a 4.0L ....thats why i tried putting it on anyway, and it didnt work out well

another note: i also got a fan removal tool from AZ and it said it fit 1990 and up 4.0L....ended up taking it back because it didnt fit, and got the tool for a 4.9L ford motor....it only came with two tools (as oppose to a whole bunch of adapters), and worked PERFECTLY!!!!
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