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Old 02-06-2006, 11:33 PM   #1
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Ok I recently saw a stang with the belt tensioner removed and in place they had this metal piece that goes from the Alternator to the powersteering, What are the gain from removing hte belt tensioner. Im going to have my setup look like this...but with the P/s still there. and remove the tensioner, whats the reason people do this, where can I buy the kit for this...

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Old 02-06-2006, 11:47 PM   #2
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in that picture, the belt tensioner is where the ps pump was. i cant really tell if they still have the ps pump either. it looks like theres just the alternator, water pump, crank and the tensioner. he had to move the tensioner so that it could apply pressure on the belt. and that metal bar is for support
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Old 02-06-2006, 11:56 PM   #3
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that arm is 100$ i was looking for one too till i found out how much it was, jegs has them, there made by march
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i have the march part#1465 look at engine pics thread
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it cleans up the engine bay move so you dont have to see that tensioner and you can get the march tensioner and the alt bracket for $85 on the March website and i think $80 on eBay
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Old 02-07-2006, 01:24 PM   #6
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whats the gain, or is it just for looks, somone said it will make the car rev a little faster and have more snappniess, baecause there is not play in the belt moving...IDK
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the tensioner is what takes away the play in the belt. and in that first picture you posted there is a tensioner, its on the right
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