In the end, the belt or kit that you recommend should come down to trust and reputation.
BGA releases new product references for the automotive aftermarket each month.
Belt-in-oil manufacturers claim that “wet belts” offer up to a 30% reduction in friction loss compared to chains or dry belts.
Timing belts are more common today, while timing chains were more popular during the reign of the V-8.
Is one better than the other? Or is it a case of “six of one and a half-dozen of the other?”
Through new-product development, customer requests and building new kits with existing components, Cloyes added 131 part numbers to its product catalog in 2019.
The facility, which also houses an R&D center, serves Cloyes customers in Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Make sure you look through your parts catalog to see what’s included in some of these kits.