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Old 11-19-2013, 09:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2003 LB7 Serpintine belt length

anybody know if the above truck could have a 114 inch serpintine belt ? the orignal broke, as far as I can tell there are no peices missing off it. streched out is mesuares 114 inchs, every site that has replacement belts are 118.75 ??? Any help ?
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Old 11-20-2013, 10:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have a thought.
Get a helper and a piece of string.
On the tensioner it should have 2 lines on one side and one on the other.
With the belt on, the tensioner will line the single line between the two. (good tensioner)
Have someone hold the tensioner in the proper range (perferabley middle) use the string to measure.
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Sure your not looking at CA emissions with an air pump as opposed to a non air pump?
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Old 11-21-2013, 08:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Tore it apart, picked up a 114 inch belt and a 117 inch belt.. the 117 is the one that fit, sure didnt look like there was a piece missing off the old belt but must have been.. Thanks fellas..
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