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Old 04-10-2017, 02:59 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
A 20hp watercooled altermotor with a seven-groove serpentine belt under so much tension it requires a special tool to release it.

I want one on a VW Beetle engine. A bolt-on 25% power increase, stop/start, regen and prolly 25% better gas mileage. They're $100 in the junkyards.
With that much tension, I would hope that it does not snap the crank snout or destroy the main bearing.

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