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Old 11-30-2008, 01:49 PM   #2
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Join Date: Oct 2001
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: NYC
02 WRX
15 WRX/05 GTO


The belt should deflect a small amount when you press on it with your thumb midway between the pullies. Too loose and it will slip and squeal, too tight and the pump and alternator bearings can be damaged. If the belt doesn't deflect at all when you press on it it's too tight.
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