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    Serp. belt conversions really worth it?

    I've been kicking around converting my 454 thats going back into the 24Super. It will run $1300 and I've been trying to figure out if its actually worth it?

    I've never had to deal with throwing belts on this setup, so thats not really a concern.. going to set the limiter at 5600rpms, so should be fine- not turning more rpms than before.. just more power.

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    IMO, these are nice but mostly about the bling.

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    Thats what I was thinking... if I was tossin belts, maybe I'd do it.

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    Given the choice I would take a serp over v-belts but I wouldn't spend $1300 to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave M View Post
    Given the choice I would take a serp over v-belts but I wouldn't spend $1300 to do it.
    I agree... serp belts are nice, but lotta $s.

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    The bummer with the serp belt is that if it does break, everything is gone.

    At least with a v-belt you might be able to limp on back w/o power steering or whatever...

    Unless you have a twin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haley'sComet View Post
    The bummer with the serp belt is that if it does break, everything is gone.

    At least with a v-belt you might be able to limp on back w/o power steering or whatever...

    Unless you have a twin
    good point,thats what i was thinking.
    just because i dont care doesnt mean i dont understand.

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    I have some of the brackets, bolts, spacers, and pulley's if you are thinking of doing it. I actually think I have all of it you would need a steering pump, alt, and sea pump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haley'sComet View Post
    The bummer with the serp belt is that if it does break, everything is gone.

    At least with a v-belt you might be able to limp on back w/o power steering or whatever...

    Unless you have a twin
    But the nice thing is you can keep one spare belt and be totally covered, and they're easy as hell to change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfm View Post
    I have some of the brackets, bolts, spacers, and pulley's if you are thinking of doing it. I actually think I have all of it you would need a steering pump, alt, and sea pump.
    Motor is already going together with the v-belts.. thanks for the offer though.


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