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Old April 21st, 2010, 11:16 AM
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This could help me and some others out there in RZR land!!!
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Old April 21st, 2010, 11:24 AM
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Wouldnt it sequel? Smoke coming from the clutch exhaust.
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Old April 21st, 2010, 11:56 AM
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

You will hit the rev limiter and your rzr won't be going as fast as normal. Or if your under a hard load like pulling a hill in low and you hit the rev limiter(belt is probably slipping).
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Old April 21st, 2010, 12:10 PM
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

The first thing I usually notice is the smell, if it starts to smoke then you have pushed it to far
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

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The first thing I usually notice is the smell, if it starts to smoke then you have pushed it to far
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

1st usually is smell (burnt rubber-very distinct smell)
2nd is smoke usually about the same time as the smell
3rd It depends on how bad you smoked your belt, if it will move at all, it will have a jerking type motion upon take off
4th it wont move at all.
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Your pants fall down.... sorry couldn't resist....x3
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Your pants fall down.... sorry couldn't resist....x3
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Quote: Originally Posted by Bfree View Post
1st usually is smell (burnt rubber-very distinct smell)
2nd is smoke usually about the same time as the smell
3rd It depends on how bad you smoked your belt, if it will move at all, it will have a jerking type motion upon take off
4th it wont move at all.
#1 smells like you just did a big smoky burn out in your car.... (not that i ever do things like that)

and you forgot #5 a loud snap/pop sound followed but a massive rpm increase and rapid loss of speed
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Quote: Originally Posted by friedman72 View Post
Your pants fall down.... sorry couldn't resist....x3
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Quote: Originally Posted by GIFF-TURBO RZR View Post
The first thing I usually notice is the smell, if it starts to smoke then you have pushed it to far
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1st usually is smell (burnt rubber-very distinct smell)
2nd is smoke usually about the same time as the smell
3rd It depends on how bad you smoked your belt, if it will move at all, it will have a jerking type motion upon take off
4th it wont move at all.
#1 smells like you just did a big smoky burn out in your car.... (not that i ever do things like that)

and you forgot #5 a loud snap/pop sound followed but a massive rpm increase and rapid loss of speed
Hey I know about that #5....LOL.
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

#6 a flap flap flap sound coming form your clutch cover ....this = shreded belt and a huge mess
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Quote: Originally Posted by johnnycat8 View Post
#6 a flap flap flap sound coming form your clutch cover ....this = shreded belt and a huge mess
OK, I got #6 covered also.....
Now for #7 which I have covered too, the shredding belt cuts a hole in the plastic clutch cover....LOL.
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

HAHAHAHA you guys are too much! Well thx for the advice I have no rubber smell or smoke just a little slippage during take off on high gear only. thx again
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Re: How can you tell if your belt is slipping?

Mybad, I forgot 5-7 but those are more towards a shredded ?? not a slippage ??? but thx for the reminder. Ive got 1-4 on my RZR 4 rite now.
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