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PostSubject: belt shredding    belt shredding  Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2017, 10:30 am

I have a Huskee made by mtd with the variable speed pulley and I have done a pulley swop on the transaxle. now have a problem woth both belts shredding and coming off. any ideas as to why?
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PostSubject: Re: belt shredding    belt shredding  Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2017, 10:32 am

The pulleys aren't level. The belt is rubbing on the lip as it spins and eats them up. MTD belts are also 5/8 inch and not the normal 1/2
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PostSubject: Re: belt shredding    belt shredding  Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2017, 10:34 am

that might be my problem I´v been running 1/2 inch belt because that's what was on it when i bought it.
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PostSubject: Re: belt shredding    belt shredding  Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2017, 7:50 pm

This thread will help. Covers Vari-drive setups, How to get them working with other stuff too. I'm not done with the thread but will have what will help you with yours.

https://www.atltf.com/t5355-vari-drive-with-5-speed-transaxle
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