Originally Posted by bentwings
Thanks a lot for the info. Looks like I'll have to take the motor back out and check out this modification. Not a big deal.
Thanks Dan for the link.
I also will do a search for the tensioner. Might as well get it right from the start. They actually have a phone listed so I'll call Monday and order this. Free shipping too.!!
Here is the belt number I used....purchased from O'reiley's.. MasterPro V-Belt 7448 (15448) 3/8 x 45 3/8
Your situation as far as belt length will be different from everyone else, not everyone will be able to use that length belt. Here is how to measure for the correct belt for your machine: Look at post #14 in this thread: Reliable 3000?
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