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January 07, 2020, 12:08:18 PM
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My bike shelled all teeth on drive belt was riding hwy speed and just started spitting teeth.No debris or rock but final drive pulley has sharp edges not to a point but im concerned. Advice please.

January 07, 2020, 12:45:57 PM
Reply #1


Welcome to the forum.

If you had as much damage to the belt as you are saying and do witness some sharp edges on the pulley, then it might be risky to run a new belt on that pulley. Probably would want to replace it. You might also want to closely inspect the transmission sprocket.

Somewhat related to the pulley and transmission sprocket would be this thread on the wear or damage analysis of the drive belt. Worth a read IMO...

Harley Drive Belt Wear Analysis

January 07, 2020, 10:16:28 PM
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Just curious did you recently service your back wheel. I'm asking because a common mistake is to over tighten the drive belt and when the belt get hot it get tighter and it will self-destruct.
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January 13, 2020, 04:40:40 PM
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Hey @Superglider13 what is new with your issue?
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