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Anyone got a Gilmer drive set up on the stang?

Thinking about getting one on my 70 and wanted some opinions from people who have tried one/have one/know some blah blah blah LOL
 

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what's gilmer drive???
 

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Nope, its a instead of a Serpentine belt.
 

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I'd hate to see what would happen if your belt went out on the freeway or even worse somewhere far from home. I don't think Autozone or Checker carry any replacement belts for this set-up. On the Bitchin' Scale it definitely ranks high though.
 

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Definite WOW on the looks cool meter .

No spare belts avail at the corner parts store .
 

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Cog belts make a bit of noise. This is the type of belt used for roots superchargers like the 6-71. The whine you hear from those is actually from the belt, not the supercharger. Just to give you an idea of what to expect.
 

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I had one on a circle track car back in the late 80s. Never really liked it. Only used it for about a year. The pulleys seemed to have alot of wear in that time and we broke one belt. I then switched to a HDT radius tooth belt and had much better luck with them.But I am sure they have better pulleys on them now.
 

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I am tempted I must say. Id probably buy a few belts just incase. The noise wouldnt bother me I dont think :cool:
Id still keep the standard pullies incase I didnt like it.
 
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