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    Super Charger Belt Adjustment first time around.

    I checked the Tension on the belt at 12 hours and it was boarder line to tight, I loosened it to the correct tension and seem to have quicker response on the boost. Is it normal to only have MAX about 12 PSI boost?


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    What is the correct tension out of interest ?
    I have a feeling when i took mine for its 10hr the dealer over tightened it
    and a few hours later i have a shredded belt wedged in between the pulleys!! , needless to say its going back to the shop but i'm gonna check it myself when they fitted a new one so as it doesn't happen again and i can't seem to get hold of a service manual in UK

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    There's a tool you can buy part number 57001-1697 , It's easy to place on the Belt after you take off the Catch can. Then you rotate it up ninety degrees and there is a groove which indicates correct tension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hudsta View Post
    What is the correct tension out of interest ?
    I have a feeling when i took mine for its 10hr the dealer over tightened it
    and a few hours later i have a shredded belt wedged in between the pulleys!! , needless to say its going back to the shop but i'm gonna check it myself when they fitted a new one so as it doesn't happen again and i can't seem to get hold of a service manual in UK

    The correct Tension is 500 - 960 Nm Tool is much easier.

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    belt tension

    I understand the "tool" reads tension by twisting the belt. Can a standard belt deflection guage be used? The kawa tool is "pricey" @ almost $50 and only use is on the 250x. Gates deflection guages can be used on any belts and are about $20 on internet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dynamike35 View Post
    I understand the "tool" reads tension by twisting the belt. Can a standard belt deflection guage be used? The kawa tool is "pricey" @ almost $50 and only use is on the 250x. Gates deflection guages can be used on any belts and are about $20 on internet.

    Hi, Honestly I've always checked the old way cause I never had a super charger before and was not so worried about it. My Belt checking day's was old fashion feel as you go and never had any issue's but I'm not willing to take that chance with all the Tares I've heard about. I recommend you get the tool cause It's a no brain-er but your right, Very pricey. Tool does work good and does not even have any Markings, It's just a visual Gap you need to look for. Maybe someone else know's more in regards to this, sorry about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hudsta View Post
    What is the correct tension out of interest ?
    I have a feeling when i took mine for its 10hr the dealer over tightened it
    and a few hours later i have a shredded belt wedged in between the pulleys!! , needless to say its going back to the shop but i'm gonna check it myself when they fitted a new one so as it doesn't happen again and i can't seem to get hold of a service manual in UK
    Check your bearings to make sure they didnt sieze.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blownhotrodder View Post
    Check your bearings to make sure they didnt sieze.

    what bearings do you mean ?
    As its going in tommorrow i'll tell them to make sure

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    I had these lying around. Thought It would be helpful to anyone who bought the Kawi tool. It is an easy procedure with the tool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ultraman250 View Post
    I had these lying around. Thought It would be helpful to anyone who bought the Kawi tool. It is an easy procedure with the tool.

    You have to remove the Catch can to access easy as well. Every time I've removed mine, It's been Three times so far I've checked Tension. Empty no Oil , Just a slither of oil. Look's like it's running good.

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