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Old 11-23-2006, 07:33 PM   #7
bvargo21
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Originally Posted by imma_stocker View Post
Think this product through.

IF they turn out as good as name brand pulleys, you may have just wasted your money without any performance benefits or gained a slight increase somewhere in the powerband maybe.

IF they turn out BAD, you may need to replace internals. I know, very fun stuff but not necessarily a good idea to risk your motor over spending a few hundred more dollars for a product developed by companies' with real R&D departments.

This said, I have the ebay DP and TMIC. Eventually I will have the turbo inlet too. But those designs are not nearly as critical as pulleys'.
Actually these pulleys don't drive anything that is critical to the internals of your motor. If one of these was to fail it would be no different then a drive belt failure. Now if they were timing gears, then yeah I would say think very carefully before installing. But just pulleys for some accesories? Not that big of a deal as long as you don't mind taking the chance of being stranded.
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