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Fan belt pulley

I am reassembling the front of the engine compartment and just installed the lower fan belt pulley on the w5 engine. There is a key but no visible way of attaching the pulley. Is it held there by the tension of the belt?

Where Are You From? Lombardy, Ontario

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1929 D40

Re: Fan belt pulley

Jim, the pulley is a straight press fit only. It would help to heat the pulley before installing to preserve the crankshaft and the bore of the pulley.

Where Are You From? Texarkana, TX

Do You own a car built by Durant? Several plus 1

Re: Fan belt pulley

It doesn't appear to have a tapered shaft. Should I heat the pulley and drive it on with a block of wood and hammer? I don't want to damage the crank.

Where Are You From? Lombardy on.

Do You own a car built by Durant? D40


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