Recent Topics
My break in method
by Duffyjr
09/21/17 06:35 AM
Done with NAPA
by Duffyjr
09/21/17 05:59 AM
when will they start making batteries last longer?
by motor_oil_madman
09/21/17 12:11 AM
Are older Toyota trucks popular in Mexico?
by Stag
09/20/17 10:33 PM
Honda dealers standard OC is 5w-20 blend
by NormanBuntz
09/20/17 10:12 PM
Caprice Burnout
by ls1mike
09/20/17 09:49 PM
Harvey cars parked
by gfh77665
09/20/17 09:34 PM
Overlanding the Pennsylvania Wilds
by SKVenture
09/20/17 09:28 PM
People adverse to weekend plans. Annoying.
by Kurtatron
09/20/17 09:25 PM
2000 4Runner - Walker vs Eastern Cats
by SKVenture
09/20/17 09:24 PM
Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V
by Pablo
09/20/17 08:26 PM
VOA Red Line 15w40 HDEO
by claluja
09/20/17 07:02 PM
"Life Hacks" video on YouTube full of BAD advice
by SirTanon
09/20/17 06:36 PM
Opinions on buying a hail damaged/ repaired car
by Blue_Goose
09/20/17 06:34 PM
Euro Cars Used to be Very Reliable
by Speak2Mountain
09/20/17 06:24 PM
Historical Perspective
by Ducked
09/20/17 06:15 PM
Fresh fluid film
by buck91
09/20/17 05:41 PM
Wanger TQ's finally squeaking
by buck91
09/20/17 05:34 PM
Email hosts?
by buck91
09/20/17 05:31 PM
Toyota Tundra 4.6 vs. 5.7
by zfasts03
09/20/17 03:45 PM
Newest Members
notso5, SherriWacker, garyts95, phillipgolden, Ebuks
62887 Registered Users
Who's Online
58 registered (97f150, aquariuscsm, alarmguy, Al, bandz7, 123Saab, 4 invisible), 1418 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
62887 Members
66 Forums
271147 Topics
4496903 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3468459 - 08/29/14 01:56 PM optibelt
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 18529
Loc: Sunny Florida
My Factory Authorized Upfitter has been having quality control issues with Bando belts for our power transmission drive on our cleaning equipment.

Recently had a second set fail and they sent me these.

Optibelt VB, S=C Plus antistatic belts from Germany! Not much more money (mine were warranted) than Bando but allegedly better.

Any of our industrial guys know anything about this company? They sure look nice, but so do the Bandos that have been falling apart on us...
_________________________
"In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith."
J. William Fulbright
Best ET-12.79 @ 111 mph
4340 pounds, Street tires
Just like we go to Publix

Top
#3468525 - 08/29/14 02:42 PM Re: optibelt [Re: SteveSRT8]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 15553
Loc: apple valley, ca
anything wrong with gates or dayco belts? have you tried those?
_________________________
02 Wrangler super-s 10w30
87 F250 proline 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 5w30
Z400 Lucas 10w30
KLR250 Maxima 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor 15w40

Top
#3468566 - 08/29/14 03:35 PM Re: optibelt [Re: SteveSRT8]
nthach Offline


Registered: 01/02/04
Posts: 2859
Loc: California
AFAIK, when my parents had a Mercedes, Optibelt and Conti were OEM equipment. Use with confidence.

Top
#3469154 - 08/30/14 10:09 AM Re: optibelt [Re: Chris142]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 18529
Loc: Sunny Florida
Originally Posted By: Chris142
anything wrong with gates or dayco belts? have you tried those?


Fine belts, but not for this application. These are used to drive PTO equipment off the engine.
_________________________
"In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith."
J. William Fulbright
Best ET-12.79 @ 111 mph
4340 pounds, Street tires
Just like we go to Publix

Top