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Old 05-22-2003, 03:31 AM
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[quote]Originally posted by DoubleVision:
<strong>I wouldn`t use one, even so they offer dead on the money timing compared to a chain, gears can be noisy, and they can carry harmonics to the valvetrain. and if one of the gears decides it wants to break they`ll jam or cause a lot of carnage. there not really needed on a street machine, I would only run one if I was running in a high dollar serious racing class.</strong><hr></blockquote>

I know nothing about them on v8 but my ford straight 6 170 has a gear/gear timing and I believe the v6 84 chevy citation and even my Jeep 4.0 may use one all with better service then any BELT they are no noise types. Not saying you are wrong, these do only use two gears meashed together not an idler typy which may be the problem.
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