1990 E30 V belt picture/diagram/info sought - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-10-2005, 10:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Car:
Posts: 102
Photos:
snpower is an unknown quantity at this point
1990 E30 V belt picture/diagram/info sought

I just changed the v belts on my '90 E30 325i. The belts I bought all have the ribs facing outward. The ones that were on the car had ribs that faced inward, except for the a/c belt. Part numbers match up. Why the discrepency, and, does it matter? My Bentley manual did not have a v belt diagram that I could find.
snpower is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-10-2005, 10:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Poquoson, VA
Car:
Posts: 591
Photos:
Bear is an unknown quantity at this point
V Belts

Some belts (DAYCO for example) have the ribs facing outwrd (on top of the belt).
Bear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2005, 10:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
Que
n00b
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Brooklyn
Car:
Posts: 12
Photos:
Que is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to Que
you should of bought original belts like the crp or the contitech, i take it you talking about the 10X 965, and the 10 X 825 and so on, contitech is the best way to go
__________________
ETK don't have nuttin on me
Que is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2005, 11:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Car:
Posts: 102
Photos:
snpower is an unknown quantity at this point
Why should I have bought those and, does it matter which way the ribs face?
snpower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2005, 01:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
Que
n00b
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Brooklyn
Car:
Posts: 12
Photos:
Que is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to Que
Why Should u

Those belts are OEM belts, meaning original belts, and they don't ever give problems, and I will think the belts will pose a problem if they are faced the wrong way
__________________
ETK don't have nuttin on me
Que is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2005, 07:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
Teh Peetsa Gai
 
ldsbeaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Havelock, NC
Car: '86 325es, '87 535is
Posts: 3,478
Photos:
ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond reputeldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute
Some belts have "ribs" on the outside, and then ridges on the inside.. I would tend to stay with the OEM stuff too, it's not that expensive, it's just a belt.
__________________
'86 325es (TURTL3): PJ peetsa hawler
'87 535is (BADWATER): almost done... really.
'86 325e (GRN HLL): DD/show/rocket
'04 x3 3.0i: Wife's Bimmer (manual, woot!)
My BMW Blog
ldsbeaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:54 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.