Fan support

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  • #392893

    I was looking at the fan support on my 836 and was wondering what the extra holes were on the mounting face.

    I first thought it was for a very coarse belt adjustment?

    Any clues?

    #411847

    When I took mine apart that was all I could think of too.

    #411850

    I think that’s correct. It gives you more leeway in case you can’t locate the correct length. It may also be that the old belts used to stretch a lot over time and this would give you some take-up.

    Bill

    #411854

    Every fan support mount I”ve seen has two sets of holes.. Maybe the V12 had a different spacing requirement?

    Greg

    #411861

    There ate three different casting numbers on all the brackets from 29-38 8 & 12. And they all seem to interchange without any issue. John and I have gone over them several times, never figured out why the different numbers or the extra holes. Unless the extra holes fit a Stude.

    #411961

    Here’s one from a ’29 AFAIK that has only four holes.

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