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Re: poly-v-belt

... a bit too much
and then a little less
is just enough

(.. except that it doesn't work too good
for an oil gauge on a Triumph!)

- ----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Tpcutter@xxxxxxx>
To: <oilheads@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 11:39 PM
Subject: Re: poly-v-belt

In a message dated 10/20/05 9:31:07 AM Eastern  Standard Time, 
DBLUMGART@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
I just got a '99 1100S  with around 11,500 miles.  But given its age, and
the consquences of  belt failure, would you replace the P-V belt,
irrespective of the low  mileage?>>

I would, because the early belts had a higher failure  rate.

Tom Cutter
Yardley,  PA