SailNet Community - View Single Post - ST 4000 belt replacement
View Single Post
post #5 of Old 08-09-2010
Jeff_H
Moderator
 
Jeff_H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 6,838
Thanks: 5
Thanked 137 Times in 110 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
You do know that you can adjust and ease the belt tension and that all new belts are very tight when you install them unless you ease the tension since the belts stretch a little (actually seem to compress as much as stretch) over time.

Jeff


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Curmudgeon at Large- and rhinestone in the rough, sailing my Farr 11.6 on the Chesapeake Bay
Jeff_H is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome