How to change fan belt?

Asked by Jun 07, 2013 at 08:47 AM about the 1958 Porsche 356

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There is no fanbelt tightening device. How do you change tighten the fan-belt?

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http://www.automotion.com/1958+porsche+356+a/serpentine-belt-installer-tool.html - You may need one of these. From my experience, you'll have to stretch this belt over the pulleys.

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Some Porsches use washers between the pully halfs. Removing washers moves the halfs together, thus causing the belt to run further out and thus tensioning it more. Just the opposite to loosen it.

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