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Original type fan belts 1933 #232681
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Is anybody making original type fan belts or is it even a concern if I decide to have one of the cars judged? I'm working with 1931 thru 1934. I can buy today style belts here. Filling station sell the new style. Thanks, Joe


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Re: Original type fan belts 1933 [Re: jiaccino] #233577
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I'll rephrase my own question. What is everybody using on the early 30s? Are FHP belts acceptable or just go with the new style & call it good? Thanks, Joe


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1933 Standard Sports Coupe 33628.
1934 Master Sedan Delivery Canadian 177/34570
1968 Z/28 Camaro
1969 SS 396 Camaro
Re: Original type fan belts 1933 [Re: jiaccino] #233578
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What do you consider a new style belt? I have always used a conventional solid style belt and got the last one from NAPA and it fits 1937-1952 cars. Same for my '34.


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Most belt manufactures have gone to the flat top, cogged top or cogged inside & looking at a cross section you see all the layers. The old ones from what I remember had like a cloth covering that was vulcanized to the inside of the "V". I've checked with Dayco, Gates, Napa, Delco & several others.
Thanks, Joe


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1933 Standard Sports Coupe 33628.
1934 Master Sedan Delivery Canadian 177/34570
1968 Z/28 Camaro
1969 SS 396 Camaro
Re: Original type fan belts 1933 [Re: jiaccino] #233622
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Joe,
Don't know of a source of the original wrapped belts. I use the FHP belts I get at the local hardware store. They are much less expensive than other places and have held up very well.


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Thanks Chip
You must've been the one who told me of FHP belts....Joe


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1968 Z/28 Camaro
1969 SS 396 Camaro
Re: Original type fan belts 1933 [Re: jiaccino] #233628
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It probably was me. I was told that they would not hold up. Found that it was not true.


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Re: Original type fan belts 1933 [Re: Chipper] #233697
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The angle is slightly different on the FHP belt, but they seem to do the job.

Mike


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