The Gammon Family thegammons@verizon.net
Thu, 3 Jun 2004 16:50:55 -0400



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig Goldstein" <Craigmri@earthlink.net>
To: "'The Gammon Family'" <thegammons@verizon.net>
Cc: <migcruisers@autox.team.net>
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 7:53 PM
Subject: RE: MIG

> Belt drive????  Oh I cant wait to see that!
> Btw,   I have a BRAND NEW Marauder in my Garage.
> Craig
> MIG #2
> -----Original Message-----
> From: migcruisers-admin@autox.team.net
> [mailto:migcruisers-admin@autox.team.net] On Behalf Of The Gammon Family
> Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 8:04 PM
> To: migcruisers@autox.team.net
> Subject: MIG
> Hi all
> Sure is quiet today!
> I'm 90% finished with my Marauder belt drive installation.
> When I'm done, I'll make a link available so you can see what entails (or
> that words entrails?)
> No, it was not difficult, and I can give you a couple of tips.
> The instructions are pretty good, and the install, so far, has been very
> slick. I still have to locktite and torque the front sprocket down (it
> a
> 32 mm or 1-1/4"socket and no, an open-end will not work). A point: the
> belt pulley/sprocket has one side slightly deeper than the other, easily
> missed. They differe by about 1/8" at the most. Reattach and adjust the
> brake link, put the right tension on the belt and machine off a little tab
> on
> the chain cover whatzit. No big deal, you can do it with an aluminum file
> (deep curved teeth) or hacksaw carefully and then file. Me, I have a
> shop, so I'll just mill it.
> The install is clean, except cleaning all the chain wax off inside. Took a
> can
> of Gunk and a round parts brush. God was it a mess!
> BUT I have to leave in the am on a business trip, so I can't finish it
> thursday nite, at the earliest
> JimG
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