Fan Belt for a 308 Engine

dr01a1940dr01a1940 Posts: 24Member
The 1946 Hudson Super Six convertible I've been working on for a few years needs a fan belt for its 308 engine. It currently has a Gates Green Stripe 669 belt. The belt seems to sit a little deep in the pulleys and has some edge wear as a result. Does anyone have a suggestion for a better fitting belt? Thanks, any help much appreciated.

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  • dr01a1940dr01a1940 Posts: 24Member

    This is the current belt.
  • bob wardbob ward Posts: 1,049Senior Contributor
    edited February 8
    You need a B section belt. If the current belt is sitting low in the pulleys it could be a narrower A section belt. As a work around its OK so long as its not bottoming on any of the pulleys.
  • charles4dcharles4d Posts: 483Expert Adviser
    We used a bar of soap to stop it from slipping 
    Just my two cents
  • Uncle JoshUncle Josh Posts: 2,607Senior Contributor
    My parts list shows NAPA 349 Check it out
  • dr01a1940dr01a1940 Posts: 24Member
    Thanks Uncle Josh. The specs on this belt are very close to what I physically measured with a tape on the Gates 669. I'm sure it will work.
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