Mustang Gates Micro-V Belt
If your Foxbody's serpentine belt is worn, squeaking, or slipping, you are going to need to replace it soon. A defective drive belt can cause loss of power and cause accessories to fail prematurely. Make the repair with this 1987 5.0L Mustang Gates Micro-V serpentine drive belt! Gates utilizes advanced technology that meets or exceeds the OE size, construction, and materials. Their special construction eliminates belt noise, reduces tension loss, and solves problem drive applications. A unique griding form of each individual belt assures precise dimensional control. The flexible material allows the belt to withstand constant top and backside bends, resulting in longer belt life. One of these materials is Aramid Fiber found in bullet-proof vests and crack/heat-resistant EPDM materials. Replace your worn serpentine belt with this high-quality replacement from Gates!
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An improperly functioning Mustang serpentine belt can cause premature accessory failure and should be inspected for any signs of cracking or uneven wear regularly. Gates recommends replacing serpentine belts at 90,000 to prevent vehicle breakdowns, or as advised by the vehicle manufacturer.
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Published on 2016-07-26 Here’s a tip on how to measure to get the right length belt for your 79-95 Mustang 5.0L!
In this video we show you how to properly measure belt length to avoid repeated trips to the parts store in search of the correct belt. All you need is a piece of string and a measuring tape to get the right length belt.
Published on 2016-12-05 In this installment of LMR Basics, check out the very simple steps required to change your serpentine drive belt. The serpentine drive belt’s job is to turn all of the accessories in relation to the engine’s crank pulley.
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Since their beginnings in 1911, Gates has made their way to become the world's leading manufacturer of power transmission belts. They have provided the aftermarket industry with high quality components such as drive belts, belt tensioners, automotive hoses, hydraulics, transmission oil coolers assemblies, water pumps, power steering parts and much more. The popular Green Stripe belts are engineered to take on the high engine temperatures associated with long drives. They retain their flexibility when others would crack and stretch.