cvt, what rpm at what speed??

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by volvomania » 24 Jun 2013 12:18 pm

Belts you can still get from your local Volvo garage, Daf Club UK or Born Built Beauties (www.Born-Built-Beauties.eu ).
You buy them as a pair so that both sides are equally tensioned on the CVT.
Changing them is fairly straight forward and easy.
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by spike4073 » 24 Jun 2013 12:23 pm

that site doesnt mention price?

any idea what they cost?

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by volvomania » 24 Jun 2013 02:25 pm

You can always send them a mail if you want to know :wink:
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by spike4073 » 24 Jun 2013 04:27 pm

lol ok,

i wonder..... whats the worst thing that could happen driving with only one belt??

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Post by Speedy88 » 24 Jun 2013 04:29 pm

I think it's ok as a "get you home" solution but I wouldn't run around on just one. You'll end up with two shredded belts!
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by spike4073 » 24 Jun 2013 04:39 pm

yeah thats what i thought,,,,, i reckon ive been running round on one belt for about a month :S

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by macplaxton » 24 Jun 2013 05:01 pm

You must have noticed something? :?

Either they go with an explosive bang, or they go in a more gentle, but still noticeable manner, with a fair bit of vibration before hand. But I've never known them to go without some indication...

It has two belts for a reason and not just to get home on the last one. The remaining one has twice the work to do now and won't be far behind the first one in going pop.

Change belts as a pair. Replacing the dead one on its own isn't going to work as they will be at a different stage of wear from the new one and they won't tension properly.

Don't ask a dealer the price of a pair unless you are sitting down and have some sweet tea handy.
spike4073 wrote:that site doesnt mention price?

any idea what they cost?
Now you're going to get a dry slap from me for not paying attention! :roll: Go back to the first page and READ my last post before your first post of today....
spike4073 wrote:or know how to fit it?
I refer you again to the link I gave in my last post...

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by spike4073 » 24 Jun 2013 06:21 pm

lol ok .... point taken :S

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by macplaxton » 24 Jun 2013 06:51 pm

Don't mind me, just being grumpier than usual :lol:

Contact Steve Bidwell of the DAF Owners' Club if you want a formal price for their belts / shipping. Email on this page: http://www.dafownersclub.co.uk/

I'll leave it to others to suggest how to get the secondary pulleys parted without the special tool (big G-clamp with nylon blocks), as I've only done it once without and that was waaaaay too hard for my liking.
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by jtbo » 02 Jul 2013 12:28 pm

macplaxton wrote:Don't mind me, just being grumpier than usual :lol:

Contact Steve Bidwell of the DAF Owners' Club if you want a formal price for their belts / shipping. Email on this page: http://www.dafownersclub.co.uk/

I'll leave it to others to suggest how to get the secondary pulleys parted without the special tool (big G-clamp with nylon blocks), as I've only done it once without and that was waaaaay too hard for my liking.
I think that something wooden horse shoe shaped wedge thing was required?
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by macplaxton » 02 Jul 2013 01:40 pm

jtbo wrote:I think that something wooden horse shoe shaped wedge thing was required?
A block of wood works on a DAF 33, but then the secondary pulley springs on those aren't that hard to separate.

800N clamping force on late Vario is a bit of challenge to overcome. :?
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by jtbo » 02 Jul 2013 08:49 pm

macplaxton wrote: A block of wood works on a DAF 33, but then the secondary pulley springs on those aren't that hard to separate.

800N clamping force on late Vario is a bit of challenge to overcome. :?
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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by spike4073 » 17 Nov 2013 08:14 pm

got some belts... still no tool :S going to get under the car tomorrow and see if i lose any fingers lol

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by spike4073 » 24 Nov 2013 07:57 pm

new belts on,... that was a ball ache, all tentioned n stuff, ,... still revving high,... 2000 at 20mph 300 at around 30 mph etc?......

doing my nut in, as far as i can work out everything works as it should but its not changing up? :(

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Re: cvt, what rpm at what speed??

Post by macplaxton » 24 Nov 2013 09:54 pm

Go back to page 1 and see post number 2 and check the CVT Diagnostic Manual thread and do some checks.
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