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made-up with girlfriend, very dirty!

Yeh, not what you guys are thinking...


I finally made-up with the 944 yesterday. After my almost miserable belt failure I gave her up for almost two months. (more on that when I reopen that old thread)
Boy, I missed her.

New belt on.....no beltbox covers or balance belt yet....going to drive like this for a week to make sure nothing else goes wrong.


Only real problem now it that she needs a wash..........




Nice to be back.
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Old 08-27-2004, 05:26 AM
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No need for the condom...I carry my belt tension tool in the glovebox.
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Old 08-27-2004, 07:07 AM
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A sock might work too.

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You mentioned your not running the balanced shaft belts. How much more does the motor shake?
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Old 08-28-2004, 12:11 PM
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MINE SHOOK LIKE MEXICAN JUMPING BEANS WHEN I TRIED IT but i heard it goes away with higher rps. some say racers remove the bal shafts?
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Put it in her butt man...make her scream
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Balance belt makes a difference but not an incredible amount.

Yes more vibration

Yes I will put a new one on

No it isn't that terrible

Interestingly though, a WWwwwooooowwWWWwwwoooowwwwwWW type of oscillation feel (harmonic resonance) happens in the 3-4krmp range. Slight but detectible.
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BTW- just thought I would see how many people I could make look.

Check out the number of views compared to responses....9/255 !


Hilarious.
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