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Old 05-18-2018, 01:30 AM   #1  
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This belt legit took out all the cold start squeaking from my LS3 (and i thought it was the idler pulley, even replaced the thing)

Seems like I need to replace it, as it's been about 2 years-

I ordered this:

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The goodyear gatorback thats been recommended for our LS engines for a while- but it seems like everywhere is sold out now? Has there been some replacement?
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Continental Elite is what you need to look for. Amazon, Summit, as well as others carry them.

http://www.continental-elite.com/Cor...y-V-Belts.html
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Continental Elite is what you need to look for. Amazon, Summit, as well as others carry them.

http://www.continental-elite.com/Cor...y-V-Belts.html
the Amazon link I posted is the continental elite

Continental Elite 4060798 Poly-V / Serpentine Belt

it seems to be out of stock in a lot of places, though. Is this still the production SKU?

I need 4060798 but I also see a 4060795, but im assuming it's a different length? I don't want to mess with the length at all.

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the Amazon link I posted is the continental elite

Continental Elite 4060798 Poly-V / Serpentine Belt

it seems to be out of stock in a lot of places, though. Is this still the production SKU?

I need 4060798 but I also see a 4060795, but im assuming it's a different length? I don't want to mess with the length at all.
The 795 is three tenths of an inch shorter than the 798. If you can't find the 798, try the 795. I'm betting you can get it on there. I tried a handful of the Gatorback belts. The one that cured my belt slip in a supercharged app was the one that it took two people to pry on.

Con Elite used to have an available sizes chart. Looked a little, but couldn't find it. I use those belts on anything that takes a serp belt.
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