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Old 05-28-2012, 11:28 AM
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I've got mine installed and I have no problems with heavy city driving yet. I had already done the "big three" upgrade (the audio world's big three). And I also raised my idle park/drive rmp slightly. With both of these I haven't needed a smaller alternator pulley yet.
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I was given an under drive pulley from a guy when I bought his AEM BruteForce CAI... he sold his Hemi Sport because he said he did all the upgrades engine wise and it still was getting poor fuel mileage and had no HP to pull his 25ft camper! I remember him saying that the belt was the same size as I believe it was a 2001 GMC/Chev 2500HD. I was thinking of putting my under drive pulley on, but since I am not sure what make it is I have no way of finding out what belt I need to pick up to use it. Any ideas? Can anyone tell me the overall diameter of their pulley? As mine doesn't look like either the motoblue or summit one at all. Thanks.
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Summit one here too. They don't create horsepower like other bolt ons, but they do remove restrictions on what you are currently making by reducing the parasitic losses caused by spinning the devices on your serpentine belt system.
When you did his could you tell any difference?
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When you did his could you tell any difference?
When I did the swap I also swapped a cam and went to ported Eagle heads with a 6.1L intake manifold... the underdrive pulley was just part of the swap and wasn't a major player in the power gains I got.
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